I remember back when I thought I was invincible.

 

I was one of the people with diabetes that never would get sick. I was not going to let that happen. I ate right, ran a lot, took my BG levels all the time, and saw the doctor. What happened was that I was not one of the lucky ones. I got all the complications and then some other things too. Am I the same person that I was before, still a person, still me?

I have hopes and dreams, Do they still matter?

I believe they do. Until that changes it is not over.


 I get up each morning and face the day as best I can. I wake encumbered by pain in disbelief.

It is not over yet.

 

I am still breathing.

 

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Comment by Pastelpainter on July 22, 2014 at 2:08pm

(((((HUGS))))) Maureen

Comment by SEAGATOR on July 22, 2014 at 4:39pm

Ellen You have problems but you amaze me with all the things you do. I still think you should go into wallpaper design. I am smiling at your ducks. See..you bring happiness to others. Today not a good day. How much longer am I going to be in this wheelchair. I never realized hpw hard it is to learn how to walk again. Your messages and pictures uplift me. See you do have a purpose my dear friend. Reed

Comment by lotsofshots on July 22, 2014 at 4:42pm

I am glad you like the ducks Reed! Feel better.

Comment by shoshana27 on July 23, 2014 at 2:01pm
You are amazing , lots
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