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Green Mountain Dem Donating Member (784 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-13-08 01:15 PM
Response to Reply #17
23. I hope you will reconsider...
how you would treat a loved one who might be sick or dying..I can say that because I am there! My family is not treating me with "kid gloves" and if they were, I would tell them that they were being disrespectful.
I thoroughly enjoy a robust argument, and my family is noted for some of the best of these. I would be so depressed if I was treated differently due to my illness and I actually thrive on discussions that allow me to state my position no matter who gets pissed off.

I have not changed just because some illness is fucking with me, and if you just want to be a hypocrite by being kind to me, then you are truly not my friend. I am not being critical with you....just honest!
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  -I miss my mom today. Do YOU? (a DU rant) The Straight Story  Feb-13-08 11:56 AM   #0 
  - The WORLD misses your mom. nt  MookieWilson   Feb-13-08 11:58 AM   #1 
  - I really like reading your posts.  redwitch   Feb-13-08 12:00 PM   #2 
  - you miss them because human contact in this world is  PDJane   Feb-13-08 12:02 PM   #3 
  - You said it better than I  The Straight Story   Feb-13-08 12:03 PM   #4 
  - I hope we can get back to where we used to be.  shaniqua6392   Feb-13-08 12:05 PM   #5 
  - Bless your mother  ayeshahaqqiqa   Feb-13-08 12:05 PM   #6 
  - My Mom's message found yesterday  kickysnana   Feb-13-08 12:07 PM   #7 
  - What a beautiful gift from your mother!  NCarolinawoman   Feb-13-08 03:43 PM   #35 
  - Lots of truth here, Straight Story  Zoigal   Feb-13-08 12:15 PM   #8 
  - my Mom would have been 67 tomorrow, she died when she was 44 and i was 17  chimpsrsmarter   Feb-13-08 12:16 PM   #9 
  - Thanks for this.  classof56   Feb-13-08 12:19 PM   #10 
  - What a beautiful post....  Green Mountain Dem   Feb-13-08 12:19 PM   #11 
  - Just breaks my heart to hear about your problem  The Straight Story   Feb-13-08 12:27 PM   #12 
  - You are so kind...  Green Mountain Dem   Feb-13-08 12:36 PM   #14 
  - hugs to you green mountain dem-I'm so sorry for your grim news :( nt  fed-up   Feb-13-08 12:49 PM   #15 
  - Cancer sucks. I'm so sorry.  knitter4democracy   Feb-13-08 04:11 PM   #39 
  - my mom passed away 9 years ago today-I miss her terribly-she was my rock of stability  fed-up   Feb-13-08 12:31 PM   #13 
  - I miss my grandma  kineneb   Feb-13-08 12:53 PM   #16 
  - think of it this way, straight  pitohui   Feb-13-08 12:58 PM   #17 
  - Well, let me just say  The Straight Story   Feb-13-08 01:08 PM   #20 
  - I hope you will reconsider...  Green Mountain Dem   Feb-13-08 01:15 PM   #23 
     - Not about kid gloves at all  The Straight Story   Feb-13-08 01:19 PM   #24 
  - As I passed out my DU hearts, I thought about the DU community  blackops   Feb-13-08 01:01 PM   #18 
  - is it okay to send you a hug? I know things have been rough for you,  niyad   Feb-13-08 01:06 PM   #19 
  - You are making me cry. I remember Keph. I used to swap PMs with him which I still have.saved.  zonkers   Feb-13-08 01:09 PM   #21 
  - Your mom sounded wonderful. My mom died May 28, 2007 and  roguevalley   Feb-13-08 01:10 PM   #22 
  - You really are one of my faves...Straight Story  canadianbeaver   Feb-13-08 01:42 PM   #25 
  - That means a lot to me  The Straight Story   Feb-13-08 03:29 PM   #32 
     - 42 and theres so much more......  canadianbeaver   Feb-13-08 04:26 PM   #40 
  - I miss my mom today, too.  stranger81   Feb-13-08 01:47 PM   #26 
  - I'm smiling at the most memorable piece you've ever written. K&R  Jeffersons Ghost   Feb-13-08 01:55 PM   #27 
  - Lovely post  malaise   Feb-13-08 02:23 PM   #28 
  - My dear Straight Story...  CaliforniaPeggy   Feb-13-08 03:01 PM   #29 
  - Coming from you my friend  The Straight Story   Feb-13-08 03:27 PM   #31 
     - Wow, sweetie!  CaliforniaPeggy   Feb-13-08 03:35 PM   #33 
        - Much braver than I am  The Straight Story   Feb-13-08 03:40 PM   #34 
  - My mom died Dec. 30, '96  notsodumbhillbilly   Feb-13-08 03:06 PM   #30 
  - I miss my Mom every single flipping day.  RevCheesehead   Feb-13-08 03:46 PM   #36 
  - I miss my mom every day. She's been gone 7 1/2 years. And the  Ilsa   Feb-13-08 03:49 PM   #37 
  - Does it get any better?  The Straight Story   Feb-13-08 11:32 PM   #42 
     - Does it get better?  Mz Pip   Feb-14-08 12:38 AM   #45 
  - Amen and amen.  knitter4democracy   Feb-13-08 04:06 PM   #38 
  - I'm sorry you're hurting, TSS.  annabanana   Feb-13-08 04:33 PM   #41 
  - I miss alarcojon and oneighty.  Sugar Smack   Feb-13-08 11:56 PM   #43 
  - A recent death really bothers me.  Perragrande   Feb-14-08 12:26 AM   #44 
  - good post  Qanisqineq   Feb-14-08 12:45 AM   #46 

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