Ups, downs and inbetweens. Word in my hand, JNaimi-Akbar

Ups, downs and inbetweens. Word in my hand, JNaimi-Akbar

Well this is my post for the word in your hand project.
Sorry its late!
Using the natural shapes of my hand i have depicted the effect on my relationships with people since i have had diabetes.
In the beggining i felt very 'seperated' from all of my friends and family as no one else could understand what i was going through. This caused some loss of friendships and temporarily weakened relationships with some family members.
In time though, i have found that i have 'connected' better because of my diabetes. I have made new friends that i never would have done without it, and have effected others around me just by having diabetes.
Some relationships really have become 'closer' and more tightly bonded. Where as others have shamefully become more and more 'distant', part my fault, part theirs.

I hope you in some way understand and perhaps have felt the same ups downs and inbetweens.

All the best, aki (james naimi-akbar) xxx

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Comment by Manny Hernandez on November 14, 2007 at 2:49pm
Love it!
Comment by Andreina Davila on November 14, 2007 at 7:03am
Yes, we have a flickr group where everything started: http://www.flickr.com/groups/tudiabetes/pool/

It would be great if you could posted there too, so it becomes be available to flickr members too. You will have to open an account in flickr (if you don't have one already)
Comment by Daena on November 14, 2007 at 5:21am
Aki, I love this picture. It describes what I go through everyday as a diabetic. Especially since I was just diagnosed earlier this year.
Comment by Andreina Davila on November 13, 2007 at 8:32pm
James, this is my favorite picture... it perfect so unique... que... did you posted on flickr? Thank you so much for sharing it with us...

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