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Re: [IP] admiration



Thanks so much Sue!  It helps when somebody understands!!  I do wish it was
me that had the diabetes.  It would be easier on me.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sue" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, October 17, 2002 7:50 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] admiration


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> In my family, I - the mom - am the one with diabetes and I can tell you
> without a doubt in my mind that it is easier on me that way. I would
imagine
> that having a child with diabetes is about like sitting in the back seat
of
> a car going 100  miles an hour down the freeway with your child at the
wheel
> and all you can do is give instruction. It has to be horrifying
>
> Here's to all of you parents dealing with this. I have no doubt that you
> would rather it be you than your child.
> Sue dx1/2002
>
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 16, 2002 11:22 PM
> Subject: [IP] admiration
>
>
> > Since my daughter is the one with diabetes, not me, I don't truly know
> > what it's like to live it all the time.  Honestly, there are times now
> > since Lauren started pumping that I forget she has diabetes.  She has an
> > excellent school nurse, so I rarely worry about her during the day.
> > There have been discussions before about who it's tougher on, the parent
> > or the person with diabetes.  I'm not trying to start that thread again.
> > I just want to say that I am grateful for the many people I have gotten
> > to know in the past six months through this list who don't let diabetes
> > stand in the way of their happiness.  It's good to know that if there
> > comes a time when Lauren feels overwhelmed by having diabetes, I know
> > lots of people who can show her that diabetes may be big sometimes, but
> > it's not everything.  I admire everyone here who deals with diabetes
> > daily and can keep it in perspective to get the most out of life.
> > Thanks
> > Karen
> > mom to Lauren, 6, dx'd 11/00, pumping 5/02, and Megan, 4
> >
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