well i was offered the job...and now i am for sure deffinatly moving to ohio.
last night i told my b/f of over a year and it went well...
we are staying together since i will only be gone from april-november and i do get time off to come home and visit.
also its only a few hours to drive from where i live to ohio....
all last night i was tossing and turning because i couldn't sleep.
I'm not concerned about the whole moving away thing its just i finally havce started to get my sugars under control and my A1c has come from a 12 down to an 8 right now. and i don't want to lose my support circle. i know that everyone will be praying for me and calling me all the time to check on me but i know myself...when i am alone i tend to vere-off the meal plans and the "good-girl diabetic" thing...
this is going to be the hardest thing i ever have done.
i mean i was a nervous wreck when it came to starting college but at least i was living at home....now i'm starting a new job and don't know anybody...and i won't have my mommy to tell me that its ok and that she raised me to be a strong independent woman and that no matter what i do i can make it work...
i know that sounds really sad but oh well, my mom is still to this day my rock when i need her and i love her to death for that.

ok i really don't know why i'm posting this but i guess it just because i needed to express my feelings and let some emotions out that for the past few days have been just building and building....

i finally let myself cry last night in front of mike....and well instead of freaking out like i always thought he would he just held me and let me cry everything out and he has shown me that he really is the best and right guy for me.

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Comment by Kristin on March 25, 2009 at 3:46pm
Hi Amber! Great news about the job! And about the good discussion with your boyfriend-- he sounds like a great guy!

I also think that you don't need to get an endo there... I guess that you will go home every 3 months. So you can schedule your endo visits in advance and make sure that you can use your days off then.

I kept using my endo in Michigan when I was living in North Carolina. She would just write out 3-6 months of prescriptions for me. They can even call in prescriptions to a pharmacy in Sandusky. It would be a good idea to have the phone number of an endo in case you have an emergency, but for normal care, I think it's OK to go back to MI.
Comment by Sarah Kay on March 25, 2009 at 7:30pm
I second Kristin. Ask your endo if you can email them for non-urgent needs (i.e.- keeping up with blood sugars, dosage changes, etc) and when you come back every three to four months you can make appts for then. I would highly suggest getting to know where the local ER is going to be in Ohio incase you have an emergency. Maybe even check to see if they have any support groups for young type 1s- as they may have helpful tips for you in handling this situation and you'll also be able to build a mini-support team in Ohio as well.

Thats how I handled going to school at Wayne State University full time and working full time- I know its not leaving the state but it left me with zero time to contact my endo or support team, except for emails :)

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