Thanks for making me feel welcomed :)

As a new member to tudiabetes I feel very welcomed. In reality I've been using this site for a while. When I had a question I would google for the answers and read a lot on tudiabetes. Recently I felt like I should join this great site become part of a community, a family of people whose lives have been touched by diabetes in some way. I am now excited about the new technology out there and for once believe that there will be a cure for diabetes in my lifetime and if not a cure something real close, such as smartinsulin. Right after my membership was approved a few people welcomed me to the site and it gave me that "warm-tingly" feeling.
I am a seinior in high school, which means a lot of stess and a lot of fun, plus a whole lot of figuring things out. I am also hoping to get my first job soon which falls into the same stress/fun/self-discovery thing.
I have been a type 1 diabetic for about 7 years and am currently an omnipodder. I love it! My privious pump was great, but the cord would get stuck on doors and this one time at camp got caught between chairs in the campus auditorium! The omnipod has qwarks too, but overall I like it more.
Sorry about being all over the place, but I've never posted a blog before and I'm excited about this community. :)

-Autumn

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Comment by jrtpup on October 9, 2011 at 5:59pm
Welcome to the TuD family (again) Autumn. Glad you've found the site useful, glad you've decided to join 'formally' ;)
Comment by Peetie on October 9, 2011 at 7:32pm
Welcome Autumn. I hope you enjoy being part of the community. Joanne
Comment by Doris D on October 9, 2011 at 9:03pm
Glad to have such a smart girl here with us. Me? Not so smart on Tech stuff wanna be my teacher?? LOL! Welcome!!!
Comment by Doris D on October 9, 2011 at 9:04pm
Oh and by the way I LOVE your name!!
Comment by SEAGATOR on October 10, 2011 at 6:15am
I welcolmed you before and it is a pleasure to welcome you again. We are so pleased you found us and we are so happy to have you here. Good Luck to you. I taught high school for 22 years and was a Principal 13 years. Loved it. Reed
Comment by Stoyan on October 14, 2011 at 4:39pm
Welcome from me too. A number of years ago I also used to do the same thing - I only checked online for information/questions about my diabetes, but did not bother to with reading forums/blogs and getting to know the community. Joining in has made a big positive difference for me, and given me a lot of inspiration. I'm sure it will for you too!

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