Alright, guys. This seems pretty simple to me: nothing is going to change if we don't change it. We are the ones living with diabetes, we are the ones that need the cure. It's great if someone out there cares enough, that doesn't deal with this themself, to want to help us. But even if there is someone like that, I strongly doubt there are enough to even begin doing the kind of cures we dream of.
There are 5568 Juvenationers as of right now. We're from all over the heck of the place -- in the Find a Friend group, there are 32 different posts; that means we come from 32 different places. Come on guys, these are some heavy numbers. Let's make a SPLASH in diabetes -- let's stick a needle in IT for a change instead of the other way around!!
I got to thinking tonight. The world can't ignore us and pretend diabetes isn't there, that we don't need a cure or aren't as bad off as we are if there are that many of us. They can't cover their ears and drown us out if we all yell at the same time.
Personally, I was thinking of going to my local newspapers. Get the word out that we want, we DEMAND a cure in our lifetime. Don't we deserve to live a long life without health risks? Don't we deserve to eat without pricks, prods, and pokes just as much as the other guys that don't live with this chronic illness? Don't we deserve a cure??
32 places. 5568 diabetics. Let's yell at the top of our lungs for this cure. Someone somewhere has to listen. Let's seriously get the word out there and get something done -- anyone else with me? That if all of us make an effort all at once -- go to our newspapers, run stories, interviews, flyers, hand-outs, anything and everything.
Somebody has to listen. Let's get this cure, guys. I'm all fired up. Are you with me?