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My story

Posted on September 19, 2007 at 9:22am 9 Comments

I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 7. I don't remember life before diabetes....and honestly, I think that's for the best. My mom is my best friend in the whole world, mainly because she's the only person that understands me and the struggle I have with my diabetes. She's also an amazing lady. It just happens that the diabetes is what has caused us to maintain our close relationship. I was put on a pump at the age of 14, and it has been amazing. Unfortunately, the pump is very…

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At 2:05pm on October 20, 2007, Donald Rich said…
At 12:03pm on September 25, 2007, Amy Tenderich said…
Hi Kathryn,
I want to accept your friend request, but can't quite figure out how to do it. Could you send me a request again?

Thx,
AmyT
www.diabetesmine.com
At 3:04pm on September 20, 2007, Karen said…
Hi Kathryn,

Thanks for adding me as a friend.
At 8:48am on September 20, 2007, Angela Price said…
I am sure that we will pray through alot together! I irritate my husband enough bugging him about his sugar levels, I'm sure I'll drive David nuts too! How did your mom do at letting you take over and backing off and when did she? My husband's mom drove him nuts and spoiled him by not making him responsible when he was at home. I wonder how I'll do that delicate balance of being there and encouraging, yet making him do what he can do... Sorry for my ramblings :)
At 3:37am on September 20, 2007, Angela Price said…
I wrote on my own wall...I'm not too smart. My boy will go through a rebellious phase! What a blessing to have such a wonderful mom to help you. What was the biggest thing she did to help?
At 9:37pm on September 19, 2007, Manny Hernandez said…
Welcome to the family, Kathryn!!!

Here are a few tips on how to make the most of the site. I invite you check out the different groups we have: there's an excellent chance you will find more than a few that you can identify with.

If you find the community useful, I'd be honored if you could link to us on your blog/site if you have one or invite family, friends, colleagues and anyone whom you feel may benefit from it.

Also, if you know of any local newspapers, TV or radio stations that you feel could be interested in writing about our community, please let them know about our recent Press Release, announcing the community: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2007/8/prweb546849.htm

Last, if you run into Spanish-only speaking folks, please let them know about EsTuDiabetes.com, our sister Spanish-speaking community.
At 7:02pm on September 19, 2007, Daena said…
Hey Kathryn, thanks for the add! How are things doing for you?
At 6:58pm on September 19, 2007, Steve R said…
hi Kathryn and welcome.
At 6:22pm on September 19, 2007, craig620 said…
Welcome to the site. I was also diagnosed when I was 7. I have an aunt & uncle that live in South Carolina. Love your beaches there!
At 4:43pm on September 19, 2007, Bernard said…
Hi Kathryn

I'm glad you found your way here. I think you'll find a lot of useful information in these parts. I'm in the middle of investigating new pumps myself. I've already tried the Cozmo and it's pretty nice. Very customizable, which might drive some people nuts. I'm hoping to try an Animas in the new few weeks.

Good luck on your quest for a new one. I think you'll really like the features in all of the current pumps.
 
 
 

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