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"Being stuck in a two steps forward, three steps back mode isn't much fun. The harder I try to snap out of depression, the worse it gets."
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"hi john we all miss you hope you're ok please come back hugs"
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"just stopping by to freshen up the hugs."
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John M replied to Manny Hernandez's discussion 'RIP Barbara @jrtpup: share your memories of Barbara'
"To me, you will always be Mom. I had so very much wanted to be able to finish my journey with you holding my hand. I wanted to be able to come and visit and give you a real bear hug over some coffee. All I can hope is that I will make you proud as I…"
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John M and Emily Coles are now friends
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John M posted a status
"What the heck does "get engaged" mean? Personally, I think its just another fuzzy word/phrase - like "study harder"."
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"Being so free is a tragedy, when you can't, be what ya wanna be. Being so free is a tragedy, when you can't, say what you need to say."
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John M posted a status
"If you sleep walk through life, do not wake up while you are on a tight rope."
Aug 27, 2013
John M posted a status
"Playing hopscotch in a mine field is never a good idea."
Jul 3, 2013
John M posted a status
"Which weighs more: the guilt of being a live, or the weight of a body of a friend who isn't?"
Jun 21, 2013
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A1c%: 6.8 @ Fri Feb 15 2013 12:00:00 GMT-0500 (Eastern Standard Time)
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Feb 28, 2013

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
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Date diagnosed
July 23, 2005
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Oral, Shots, Diet and Exercise
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16 year Army Veteran, Swimmer, and Hockey player

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Taken away

Posted on July 24, 2013 at 11:41am 1 Comment

You can't take back what was taken away
You can't try to stay when your feet say go
I'm ashamed and I need you to know
There was magic in my soul and now its gone
Now I can't go back


Posted on May 21, 2013 at 10:36am 0 Comments

Just because you are traveling to a place you live only means you are on the way home. The biggest part of you has stayed behind, only your body has left. You are split and torn since you are in two places at once. The only way to heal is to get both your mind and your body in the same place. Until that happens you're not home, you just visit from time to time but never stay. You always end up where ever your mind is.

Holding on

Posted on December 3, 2012 at 7:55pm 0 Comments

Some times, all you can do is close your eyes and reach down deep to that special place where cherished memories live. Hold on to it until the storm passes. Cling to it like a lover. If you are lucky, you have more than one of them.

The wind and the waves will try to pull it out of your hands and make you drift alone without any hope. If that happens, you will be condemned to despair in total darkness without a reference point to help you find your way back. You might be lost.

Hello again, John

Posted on October 26, 2012 at 2:29pm 7 Comments

Well hello there. Surprised to see me? I doubt you've missed me. You thought I had gone away didn't you? Are you that stupid?

Look at how powerful you are. Feel those tears? I made you do that. Look at your hands shaking - that is my handy work as well. I'm the reason you can't sleep at night. You can't even stop me with all those pills you take to try to control me. You are so feeble it sickens me.

Maybe if you pray to that God of yours more I'll go away. Its a joke you still…


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At 6:02am on April 5, 2014, lotsofshots said…

At 9:12am on March 13, 2014, shoshana27 said…

john we all love you & miss you & want you back

At 8:55am on March 13, 2014, Marie B said…

you are missed in the chat room my friend

At 5:13pm on March 12, 2014, shoshana27 said…

hi john we all miss you
hope you're ok
please come back

At 4:58pm on March 12, 2014, Linda G said…

Hey there little bro!!! How's it all going?
Stopping by to say hello....and I miss you!!!

At 4:43am on February 27, 2014, Linda G said…

Hey....how's my little bro??
Just doing the big sister thing and checking in on you!
luv and baskets of hugs....me!!

At 7:35am on February 17, 2014, Marie B said…

just stopping by to freshen up the hugs.

At 2:25pm on February 10, 2014, catlover said…

Hi John-Sorry to hear about your arm. Hope you are able to manage until it heals. Wishing you a speedy recovery. Hugs for you. (((((hug)))) Cat

At 2:03pm on February 10, 2014, Linda G said…

Hey little bro!!! So sorry to hear of your accident!
(snowboarding again?)
BIG hugs John (((((♥)))))

At 11:19am on February 10, 2014, Marie B said…

John, so sorry to hear about the arm. sending you a big basket of healing thoughts and fresh coffee. HUGS, oops, hugs, don't want to bear hug you with a broken arm.




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