February 22, 2002
Rufus finally arrives. The almost year wait has been very nerve racking for me, Donovan. We went to a church dinner where Rufus and I greeted people at the door. People were very impressed with Rufus' manners. We then watched Sister Act with everyone. Rufus told me to bolus for all the chocolate I was eating, but I forgot so I was very high when I got home. Did a correction and went to bed. Mom came in twice to check Rufus and me to make sure I didn't go low in the night. All was well.
February 23, 2002
We got up at 7:00 to go to basketball practice. Rufus watched from the bleachers. Then we went to my friend Mitchell's house. We played Nintendo 64 and we played some football outside the weather was great.
February 24, 2002
We went to church. In the afternoon we had a going away party for my grandmother; she is going to Florida for 3 weeks. My cousins had fun playing with Rufus.
February 25, 2002
I took Rufus to school and showed Mrs. Boyd, my teacher. She thought he was cool. Her son was diagnosed with diabetes when he was 12.
February 26, 2002
We went to school and then to wrestling practice.
February 27, 2002
Just school today.
February 28, 2002
Wrestling again; we played crab soccer and tug of war. I had a lot of fun.
March 1, 2002
Well Rufus has been traveling for a year now. I bet he has a lot of great memories and has met many new friends. Time for him to go on to the next family.
The Minnich family
Donovan (9, dx'd 11/99), Kelsey (11), Becky (mom) and Tim (dad), York New York
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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