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Re: [IP] Jan's tag lines



Jan, You are an inspiration!  Thanks for sharing your story--I needed
that!!!
Best wishes!

----- Original Message -----
From: "jhughey" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, September 04, 2002 12:38 PM
Subject: [IP] Jan's tag lines


> > > Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again
> >
> > Jan!!!!!   Where do you get these things?  Your quotes absolutely crack
me
> > up.....and that ain't easy considering how depressed I've been lately.
> Thanks
>
> You're welcome. ;) DM can cause depression - or any other chronic disease
> can. Many *lay* people can't figure that one out. I'll trade health with
> them. ;)  In '89 I spent 2 wks in a looney bin - over Christmas and New
> Year's. I was put on Welbutrin (first generation one) - 200 mg a day. I
did
> feel some better after a year or so and tried to wean myself off them. I
> just cried most of the time so that didn't work.
>
> In '98 I became a Division Governor for Toastmasters
(www.toastmasters.org)
> and was the only one out of 8 in our district w/o a PC and e-mail to keep
in
> contact with my area governors and our other district leaders. I went to
> Best Buy the Friday after T'giving and waited 1.5 hrs in line for a PC.
> After learning how to do e-mail, I decided to venture out on the 'net. I
> joined a DM group and a South African on there and I shot quips and wits
> back and forth and many of us on the list were ROTFLing hysterically! I
> joined a good clean fun daily joke list, and shared funnies with other
> friends and e-pals.
>
> I gave up the anti-depressant meds!!!! Haven't taken any since then. Oh,
> yeah, I ventured out a little more and joined a pump group and started
> learning how to use mine properly. About 6 mos. later I joined IP and my
> life has changed completely due to the 'net and things I've learned, which
> are at least 17 things about pumping I didn't know my first 16 years with
my
> first 3 pumps.
>
> I said all that to say this:
> In my 10 yrs as a Tupperware dealer several decades ago, in our
newsletters
> and assemblies they always gave inspirational quotes and I retained many
of
> those. I hear a lot of sermons in person and on TV/radio and often hear
> funny sayings; friends exchange a lot of lists of stuff with me (*hoping*
> they'll send them Bcc:!!!!) and I also glean from those. I write down tags
I
> hear that crack me up hoping they'll do the same for others. YMMV <bg>
>
> A merry heart doeth good like a medicine. (~_^)
>
> @
> \(/ Jan (63 y/o, T-1 11/5/50, pmpg 8/23/83) & Bluda Sue (MM507C 3/99)
> http://maxpages.com/bludasue AND http://www.picturetrail.com/dmBASHpics
> (including an album of the EVOLUTION OF INSULIN PUMPS)
>
> I have to laugh - it's too easy to cry at the type of an @
> .
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