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I just had to put this post out to tell you how wonderful you guys all are and what a great place you have all made here.

I straggled onto your doorstep here 4 months ago....sick and miserable. I was out of control...badly out of control. I was so sick at that point I could barely get out of bed. I had just starting going to a new endocrinologist and was desperate to get myself healthy again. he made me take 5 weeks off from work while I got myself onto insulin and regulated again.

I came here tired, miserable, sick, and depressed that I had finally reached a point where I had no choice but to take insulin for the rest of my life. My A1c was 12.6 and I had never felt so ill in my life.

Everyone here was so welcoming...and so supportive. I cant begin to tell you what a difference it made. I learned so much. It was a big comfort to know I wasnt alone. You all keep me motivated, sometimes entertained :), listen to me mope and moan when I need to, and most of all...keep me honest to myself. I will never go back to ignoring my disease again.

What started this happy feeling today? I had my first A1c checkup....in 4 months I have gone from 12.6 to a very respectable 6.3 :) So...I felt I had to spread some thanks where it was due :)

Big hugs to everyone

*ok...I am done being sappy now* back to your regularly scheduled programming :)
 

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What a great success story! Yay, I LOVE to hear it - it encourages us all to take care of ourselves.

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Pam . . . nice new numbers! You & your pump are made for each other! Sure is nice having you around here too - very glad you found us too! :D
 

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Your A1C is great! Way to go! :whoo:
 

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You Have Given As Much As You Have Received....

What makes you so special as a forum member is your ability to be there. Since I've joined this board, you have been one of those who have promptly responded to my concerns.

You may have come here sick and tired, and struggling, but, since you've recovered, you have made it a habit to be there for me and SO MANY others.

That is what makes you a special person. Thanks for giving more than you have received, at least in MHO.

Pastor Paul

By the way: This is a great post :)
 

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aww thanks guys...thats what makes this whole thing work. Its awesome to support each other!
 

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What a wonderful success story, Onaughmae. Congratulations. You're an inspiration. :clap2:
 

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Woohooooo!! You are one of my heroes!! :) You've helped me so much! It's great to see your hard work bring your reward! Great numbers and I hope you feel as good as you sound!

Now I'm going to go get my A1c and hopefully it has come down from my last (7.6). Guess I'll have to wait a week for the result though. :(
 
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