Laura, Heerlen, The Netherlands
January 3, 2002
Ruby is here! It seemed like it would never happen that she got to us! I just got married on October 6th and moved her on October 16th. I suppose I'm no longer a child... but I hope Ruby enjoys her stay just the same! We hven't decided what we will do while she visits, but it'll be great! Since it's Thursday, we go into town. We do our shopping today! I still haven't eaten yet today and I'm sure Ruby is hungry, too. We'll go have a snack!
p.s. I'm 21 and was diagnosed on October 12, 1990.
January 8, 2002
Ruby and I haven't done much so far. Everything has been hectic here working on our website. We're caught up now though! Ruby and I had french toast for breakfast.
Yesterday, Ruby helped me clean up the bedroom really nice and she stayed on the fresh bedding for a nap. So far, we've both had blood sugars all within range! Ruby talked about Makaila a lot. That's the girl she was with last. She sounds like a great kid!
January 14, 2002
Today, Ruby is helping me update my website! She has been naughty this past weekend! Playing hide and seek all of the time, was hard finding her. She has had two high blood sugars and one low since she's been here, but I haven't had one bad number! Go, me!
January 25, 2002
Looks like Ruby is coming on our visit to the USA! Been loads going on here and we fogot about her for awhile! We hope she is a good bear on the plane. We leave tomorrow!
January 27, 2002
We made it! Ruby was great on the plane. She really enjoyed the movies. We remembered to adjust her insulin for the seven hour time change, and she's still doing great. We are sending her to the United Kingdom this week. We hope you liked staying with us, Ruby!
Rufus and Ruby, the bears with diabetes, is the creation of Carol Cramer, who owns the copyright to Rufus and Ruby. The graphics of Rufus are from Rufus Come Home, written by Kim Gosselin and illustrated by Terry Ravenelli, and are used by permission of the author.
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