The Pruett Family, Santa Fe, New Mexico
February 22, 2002
Rufus is here! Yesterday, Emily and I went to a concert and dinner with Emily's grandparents. It was great. I had ribs and french fries! Then it was time to go home and get a great night sleep. What a great first day at Emily's house.
February 23, 2002
Rufus and I woke up and tested blood sugars. Rufus was 200 and I was 292! I did a correction and gave Rufus a shot. Rufus is very excited about staying in New Mexico. It is his first time! After a good breakfast of waffles, Rufus and I went to my sister Karen's (4) dance class. Rufus got to see some of Karen's friends! They thought Rufus was very neat. Then we went out to lunch to Subway. Rufus was 124! Then we came home and had some fun outside. Then we went to Girl Scouts Thinking Day andd I did a mouse play with my friends. Rufus enjoyed watching! Then we had a nice potluck dinner at my school! Rufus liked the food but when we tested him afterward, he was 292! I think he had too much excitement and a little bit too much sugar. Then he got a shot and he felt much better. It's been a full day with lots of excitement, but it was very fun, too. Good night and happy first whole day, Rufus!
March 2, 2002
Rufus has had a nice time visiting. He went to school with me on Thursday and everyone liked him. We love you, Rufus. We haved sewed on Rufus a New Mexico stamped silver button, to remind you of the three cultures here in the Land of Enchantment (Anglo, Hispanic, Native American). We loved having you!
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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