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Comment by karebear1966 on August 20, 2012 at 9:43pm

angry

Comment by Jane K on August 20, 2012 at 9:53pm

Thanks, karebear!

Comment by shoshana27 on August 21, 2012 at 1:25am

I WAS TOO YOUNG TO THINK ABOUT IT ( NOT YET 3 YEARS OLD IN 1936 ).

Comment by Pastelpainter on August 21, 2012 at 2:36am

Devastated - I cried.

Comment by Stress on August 21, 2012 at 5:15am

Scared (I was diagnosed 1 week b4 my wedding)

Comment by Jane K on August 21, 2012 at 5:35am

Thanks, shoshana, Pastelpainter, and Stress!

Comment by Trudy on August 21, 2012 at 5:44am

(Silence) I was hooked up to glucose IV in the hospital after an operation, when a nurse came and checked my BG (with a giant stabber). She looked at the result and said, "You have Diabetes" and left. So -- well, absolute and stunned silence.

Comment by shoshana27 on August 21, 2012 at 5:53am

you're welcome...glad to have you on board

Comment by acidrock23 on August 21, 2012 at 6:02am

Relief. I wss in pretty ghastly shape until they figured it out.

Comment by Jane K on August 21, 2012 at 7:14am

Thanks, Trudy and acidrock!

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