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Date Joined Apr 2004
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   Posted 4/4/2008 12:41 AM (GMT -6)   
(I've moved her post here from the end of another post.)

I been homebound for 3 years now. I can't use my right side for anything that can be depressing. I still cook & clean myself. I have a aide that comes 7 days a week @ 2 hours a day. When I go out people look @ me feeling sorry for me and say u r to young to have a stroke. But little that they know stroke or diabetes don't have any age limit. I just have one wish which is to be able to be myself again with my handicap, feel comfortable around people and don't feel depressed all the time. I really need this forum maybe I can feel better knowing that there is people like me out there.

Brown Sugar

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Date Joined Apr 2004
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   Posted 4/4/2008 12:44 AM (GMT -6)   
Let me be the first to welcome you to HealingWell. We are all struggling to understand this disease and how to make our lives work with our limitations and you are an inspiration to all of us. How are your blood sugar readings running? Are you on any diabetes medications? Do you have a food plan? (Aren't I nosey?!?)

Take care and visit often. We enjoy sharing.
~ Jeannie, Forum Moderator/Diabetes & Fibromyalgia
I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much. ~Mother Teresa

"People are like stained glass windows: They sparkle and shine when the sun's out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is light within."- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

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Date Joined Aug 2007
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   Posted 4/4/2008 11:34 AM (GMT -6)   
Brown Sugar, welcome to the forum. This is a great place to be! You will make lots of friends here and get a ton of support and answers (as well as opinions :) ) to your questions. Hope to hear from you often.
~Forum Moderator/Diabetes~

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Date Joined Feb 2003
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   Posted 4/5/2008 6:36 AM (GMT -6)   
We are glad your here but sorry you need to be. Welcome to our little corner of the web. Know that you are one of us and we look foward to seeing your posts.
Moderator for the Diabetes forum
Sigmoid Colostomy / Crohns / Type 1 Diabetic / Ostioarthritus / Fibromyalgia / Asthma / High Blood Pressure / High Colesterol / Migraines. Ain't life a joy?

* I think it may be time for a colorful metaphor*

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Date Joined Nov 2006
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   Posted 4/5/2008 9:18 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Brown Sugar, welcome to the Forum.  If you're dealing with depression of any kind, you can also find some help and support in the Depression forum here at HealingWell.  Take care and hang in there. 

forum moderator - diabetes
diabetes controlled so far by low/no carb diet and exercise; no meds

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