The Coetzer Family, Sunwitch Port, South Africa
December 6, 2002 through December 15, 2002
My name is Monique Coetzer. I am 10 years old. I was diagnosed two years ago.
Rufus arrived late on Friday afternoon the 6th of December 2002. I was so excited to meet him and really enjoyed the week we spent together.
Friday evening we played cards and guess what? He won!
On Saturday my Mom and I spent the day making clothes for Rufus.
On Sunday we spent the day on Uvongo Beach. Rufus and I both picked up a nice tan.
On Wednesday there was a competition on Margate Beach sponsored by Dexter. I entered the competition and Rufus and myself won a lot of prizes.
Thursday morning at 02H00 I woke up my Mom because I felt terrible. My sugar was 3.4 mmol/l (61 mg/dl). I had something to eat and not long after felt much better. Thursday afternoon my family and I left for Durban to enjoy a church function that will last for 3 days.
I am going to miss Rufus very much. I hope he can visit me again very soon.
I love you Rufus!
From Monique xxxx
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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