Voicemail

This is the first part of a triptych of diabetes posts. It references the time just before my diagnosis. The second part covers the most recent year of my post-diagnosis life. The final piece recounts some developments from last month and gives a view of the future.

This may be the most important voicemail I’ll ever receive:

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But this one is a good one to remember, too…

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… especially since that first message was her calling me on September 7th, 1999, the day before I was diagnosed with diabetes. Thanks, sweetheart, for all the help staying well these last eleven years.

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5 Responses to Voicemail

  1. Lisa Mather says:

    I sound like I’m six years old in that first one.

    Love you.

  2. Jeff Mather says:

    Well, you were a little concerned and were trying to be nonthreatening while also moving me along.

  3. Leslie M-B says:

    Hilarious and lovely. I’m so glad you found each other!

  4. mary says:

    cutest thing ever!

  5. Jeff Mather says:

    I really am the luckiest man.

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