Today I celebrate 26 years living with Type 1 diabetes. 26 years!!! I remember being 18 & saying, "Man, I can't believe I've had diabetes for 3 years already!" That seems like last year.

Time flies & I am so fortunate to be happy & healthy after many finger pricks, needles, infusion sets, highs, lows, ups & downs, airport security checks, & a host of other challenges! Here's to me & to all of you touched by diabetes.

We are special people indeed!

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Comment by Robyn on January 21, 2010 at 10:29pm
Happy 26th Anniversary! And wishing you many, many more years of happiness and good health!
Comment by Lois on January 21, 2010 at 10:55pm
CONGRATS on the achievement of 26 years! Hope you many more achievements.
Comment by Teena on January 21, 2010 at 11:06pm
Cheers Julie Ann! Congratulations! What an inspiring achievement...
Comment by K.Coops on January 22, 2010 at 5:05am
Congratulations Julie Ann! That's huge. I will be celebrating 28 years with diabetes in February so I know how you feel. You should be proud of all of your hard work!
Comment by Gerri on January 22, 2010 at 11:20am
Hugs to you & congratulations!
Comment by Keith221 on January 23, 2010 at 7:04am
Congratulations!!!! I know the I can't believe, at 52 I get type 1. So good for you.

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