I've been coming to this site for several months now and want say how much I appreciate everyone. When I first started I was looking for answers and had no trouble finding them. I was just starting MDI and had no idea what to do. What I have learned and continue to learn has helped me greatly.
What impresses me the most is the support I see given out daily here. There are new members joining daily asking the same questions over and over and each is treated with respect with plenty of people willing to give help. I have seen on other sites snide remarks telling newcomers to search for answers to questions that been answered before. That doesn't happen here.
Seasoned members here will at times have minor and sometimes major rants, no one ever tells them they don't want to hear it . Instead there is always someone that will listen and most of the time agree. When someone comes here down in the dumps or just looking for a little understanding he or she gets it. We try to cheer each other up when we are down and are always understanding because we really do understand.
Encouragement is handed out daily here. We are all bewildered at times but there is always someone that will pat us on the back and tell us that we can do it. Praise is also handed out frequently because we all know that accomplishments don't come easy.
I have seen no major flame wars here. There have been heated discussions but they were handled with respect. If we can't agree at least we disagree agreeably.
There's even the occasional bit of humor thrown in for good measure.
IS THIS A GREAT BUNCH OF PEOPLE OR WHAT?
I couldn't agree with you more, this is an awesome community of caring individuals. Even though I am here for my son, its also played a huge roll in my well being. It would take a lot of typing to tell all the things TuD has helped us with. Sharing is a lot of fun too. :)
Thanks, Gary, and a (((hug))). I couldn't agree more. People here are awesome.
I agree Gary. Thanks to AR for the humour.
Acidrock...blushing?!?! I think this must be some of that humor that stemwinder was speaking of. ;)
Quit blushing, red doesn't go with the hat ;)
Gary, Like you I have only been on this site for a few months. It is the best thing that has happened for me since I have been dx as T1. I have gotten way more info from this website than I will ever get from my endo.
For me this is the best place to be.
Oh heck yes! +1 to this!
Yes I agree with everything u just said. We're here to support eachother not judge b/c most of us have been there at one time or another. ur right a GREAT BUNCH OF PPL HERE!
Anyone who appreciates a '57 Chevy Convertible enough to put its picture on their profile must be way cool.
The Chevy is like me. A classic born in 57 :-)
Wow, I remember working on my boyfriend's '57 Chevy when I was in HS (I know, I know, aging myself!). What a car.