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#7062594 - 11/10/12 01:06 PM Re: Just let the world end now [Re: texken]
fatjack34 Offline
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Registered: 10/24/08
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Rory....sounds like you got a handle on this deal....your boy will have to be diligent....that's all.

Push on through need to be strong for the kid and wife. Stuff happens like the stand dumping over....that can be fixed.

As far as some of the other comments regarding the election, really, not the end of the world....we will get through it. Life puts that [bleep] in perspective.
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#7063048 - 11/10/12 04:02 PM Re: Just let the world end now [Re: Calhoun]
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Registered: 05/25/11
Posts: 12860
Loc: Oregon
"Just let the world end now"

I forgot to remind you, we only have a few more days anyhow, so don't sweat it, go hunting. December something wasn't it? smile
The nice thing about being at the bottom of the food chain is you can see up everyones dress.

#7063266 - 11/10/12 04:45 PM Re: Just let the world end now [Re: Fireball2]
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Rory, I just re read my post and it sounded pretty harsh and unkind. Please forgive me for that one.

I am SO very sorry about your kid getting diagnosed with type 1 Diabetes! That IS a kick in the gut. That really does suck big time. I have two first cousins who have that and so far they have lived VERY happy and normal lives, healthy, in to thier 50's.

I hope and pray this and more for your son.
LOVE God, LOVE your family, LOVE your country, LIKE guns and sports.

About 2016 team "R" candidates "We definitely need a crew with a sack of balls the size of hot water bottles, bloviated estrogen leaking feel-gooders need not apply." Gunner 500

#7063433 - 11/10/12 05:45 PM Re: Just let the world end now [Re: safariman]
dell Offline
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Registered: 02/04/11
Posts: 365
Loc: Color- Contry ( Southern) Utah
Best wishes to you and yours Rory. Dell

#7063463 - 11/10/12 05:55 PM Re: Just let the world end now [Re: dell]
Jericho Offline
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Sometimes the best thing to do is to ruck up and move forward.

#7063540 - 11/10/12 06:23 PM Re: Just let the world end now [Re: Jericho]
Dale K Offline
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Registered: 08/21/05
Posts: 2450
Loc: Somerset County, Pa.
My sister was diagnosed type 1 when she was 17, she's 47 now and doing OK. She's been on an insulin pump for a long time. I've been type 2 for about 6 months now. It does take management and paying attention but it can be controlled.

Get him and you into a diabetic teaching class, I found it helpful to learn why diabetes is about more than just the blood sugar levels.

Good luck hunting,

Homeowner to trick or treaters: "What do we have here, a horde of mindless zombies?" "Close, we're the mainstream media!"

#7063541 - 11/10/12 06:23 PM Re: Just let the world end now [Re: Calhoun]
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Registered: 02/10/08
Posts: 6136
Loc: Eastern Nebraska
Our youngest was diagnosed at age sixteen, five years ago. It was tough then and still can be. It does get a little easier to deal with as you learn about it.

Call me any time you want. I have some beverages here in camp just thirty miles south. Stop by any time.

#7064743 - 11/11/12 07:50 AM Re: Just let the world end now [Re: diamondjim]
Blitz Offline
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Registered: 07/04/03
Posts: 305
Loc: SW CT, sort of..
Been that kind of week for me too! Sandy snapped the utility pole in front of my house in half, ripping my electric off the side of the house. Was without power for 7 days, and when they replaced the pole they cut my cable and internet and left them coiled on the ground, no TV or Internet for a week. Luckily I had a generator I bought last year and was at least able to save everything in my freezer. I think of them poor souls in NJ and NY and think "ya know, this ain't THAT bad..."

Hope all gets better for you.

Happiness is the purpose of Conscious Life

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