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At 6:18pm on March 18, 2011, corradobaby said…
He's18 and he was in the young marines as a child, we're hoping that will help. He told me he has but I don't think he has, not while we've been together. We were actually going to talk to someone this week coming up, there is an office I believe in Holly. He's scared to go though because of the rejection. I don't really know what to tell him or how to help with something like that. I was born with stickler syndrome which caused me to loose my sight but I still feel like I can't understand where he's coming from.
At 5:17pm on March 18, 2011, Justyna said…
Thanks so much for the friend suggestions Marie!! :)
At 11:59am on March 18, 2011, Capin101 said…
Hi Marie,
Very nice of you to introduce yourself. This looks like neat place and I am already happy to be a part of it. Nick
At 9:02am on March 18, 2011, corradobaby said…
It's just that him and I both know that there are people in the marines with type 1 but they were already in the marines when they found out they had it. so I'm wondering if there are any loopholes.
At 8:56am on March 18, 2011, Justyna said…
Hi Marie,
thanks for the welcome :) I'd love to attend a meetup of t1 diabetics in NYC - where do I look for them? I tried joining one on but still waiting for them to let me lol Don't really know many t1 diabetics in the area so would be great to finally be able to meet others who understand what it's like :)

At 8:14am on March 18, 2011, Doris D said…
What am I doing now? Babysitting! I got so upset with my middle g-daughter (Savannah) yesterday b/c she just WOULDN'T LISTEN to me no matter what I said. She wound up paying for that one. I can take & take but once I've had enough.........Well watch out. LOL! Other that that I'm doing fine.
At 8:05am on March 18, 2011, ENDSwME said…
Thanks for the comment. I have had my Spirit for 4 years now and I'm about to change to the OmniPod if everything works out ok. I think I'm going to enjoy not having the tubing.
At 7:26am on March 18, 2011, Donna H said…
I'm so sorry your loss. You can never be adequately prepared. Life has been iputting you through the paces lately. Your BG being high probably has a lot to do with that. Don't be a hero with the mouth pain. Take half a pill if you need it or switch to advil (or whatever your doctor approves) to take the edge off if you need it. You may think I'm completely crazy, but I still have chats with a friend I lost a few years ago to ovarian cancer. I swear I sense her sometimes. I know -- goofy. Maybe it's just the memory of the comfort she brought me that comforts me at those times. But whatever it is -- it has always kept her safely in my heart even though she has moved on. Although I miss her tremendously, there is something of her that I still can reach. I hope in time you find similar solace when you think of your friend.
At 6:53am on March 18, 2011, Doris D said…
That was fast for her. I guess when your number's up your number is up. My friend please rest and think on the postive side. Yes I know it's hard but your already doing so by saying she's in a better place. OMG when my mom passed I really felt all alone thank God for this site! My whole support system was gone. My mom, bless her, always tried to make me feel good about myself (my dad was another story) I missed her soooo much thatwhen a song came on the radio that remibed me of her I would start crying. I HAD to get a grip! I joined this site when there were only 500 here (maybe less) And Manny helpped me so much by making me feel like I was finally part of somethimg positive. Sorry to hear about your friends husband too. Life isn't a bed of roses that's for sure!


Now why am I telling you this you know how we all were here when your dad passed?
At 6:49am on March 18, 2011, one touch said…
No she isn't on a pump,I went and learn how to take better care of her by watching everything she does because as now I can see where she would forget what she was doing and now I fill up her shots myself and am learning how to give it to her. Those people at the diabetic clinic are working with me instead of again't me,thank u 4 asking.
At 4:39am on March 18, 2011, Grace said…
Thanks for the birthday wishes, Marie!
At 8:34pm on March 17, 2011, Joanne said…
Hope you are feeling good. I hate the dentist more than anything. I hear they have a high rate of suicide cuz so many people feel that way. But if they put you to sleep its not too bad. I work with a girl who is having all her teeth pulled (yikes : O She's been just getting Novocaine they do 4-6 at a time. She is a fragile diabetic and has gum disease. I had an terrible day today. Hopefully tomorrow will be better.
At 7:32pm on March 17, 2011, Linda G said…
At 6:35pm on March 17, 2011, Donna H said…
How are you feeling today?
At 5:30pm on March 17, 2011, one touch said…
Sorry about not replying right back. I went to the clinic and there were very helpful about teaching the proper way to fill up the Syringes without getting air in it. So I am a learning the ropes. Take care of your selfs.It always help when someone is helping you.
At 1:05pm on March 17, 2011, Hamish Norton said…
I've got Dee (NZ Roche Pump Manager) on to it now and she is getting in touch with the software developers to see if she can sort it out. If I still don't have any luck. I'll get on to Jake.
At 11:00am on March 17, 2011, Aaron Jaffe said…
thanks for the warm welcome. cheers!
At 10:36am on March 17, 2011, Doris D said…
Keep that postive attitude! That's what I do when things seem like they won't work out. STAY POSITVE!!!!
At 9:43am on March 17, 2011, Doris D said…
You ranted all morning? Hey it helps to do so with us. We totally understand it.
At 9:40am on March 17, 2011, Doris D said…
OMG it was one hell of a rollarcoaster and I had Amarie the whole time yesterday a little later the non listening one (Savannah) came over I told my daughter to take BOTH of them home last night. I felt so bad.



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