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Old 01-20-2013, 12:48 PM   #1
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On the way to clean the office for the family business this morning.
A guy blacked out while driving and crossed into the oncoming traffic (me!) and missed hitting me by inches then went all the way across and down into a ravine where he hit a tree. I pulled over and ran down to where he was thinking he was either drunk or diabetic. Poor guy was so incoherent and didn't know where he was but was able to tell me he was diabetic. He kept saying he was fine and I think he was trying to not be a bother but he had no idea he had run off the road. I just keep picturing how his expression in his eyes was just so lost. Another motorist who he almost hit came down and stood over my shoulder complaining about how he had almost hit her and being snotty. Ugh, I regret not telling her to have some compassion but I so don't do confrontation.
I left shortly after first responders arrived but I have been thinking of him all morning and hoping he is ok. Thought if I could share my thoughts somewhere I might feel better.

Eta: in retrospect I regret wearing my least favorite electric blue yoga pants to clean this morning. I am sure I looked like a crazy lady running across the road with no accident in line of sight.


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Old 01-20-2013, 12:52 PM   #2
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Wow how scary! I didn't even really know something like that could happen with diabetes.
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Old 01-20-2013, 12:59 PM   #3
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Oh that's awful, but it's amazing no one was seriously injured! My sister is a brittle diabetic, insulin reactions can happen so rapidly, someone can be fine and then in 30 seconds blacked out and seizing. It's terrible. Good for you going down and helping him mama!
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As a diabetic, I thank you for your quick thinking and compassion. Secondly I am so glad that you weren't hurt!!
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I am glad no one was seriously hurt. Good job staying till the parametics arrived. His sugars were clearly off.
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