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    Partying (I need help)
    altanea_ posted:
    I am 18 years old and all my friends like to go out n drink and smoke and i try my hardest not to get into it because of my diabetes. It's just really hard seeing how all my friends do it. My mom says I need new friends but its not like they pressure me into because they are true friends and they do understand. Its also hard when I'm addicted to smoking and love beer. I'm just wondering what are the side effects that other people has gone through that also had this problem.
    courtney83 responded:
    Oh how I relate! I would love to talk to you more in depth. But briefly , I had crappy control for years but I got by. Until boom! The gauntlet dropped! Last year when I was 28 I had a huge blob appear in my left eye.. It was a retnal hemmhorage. 3 months later I was told I had kidney disease. It sucks man! I am only 29 , but when ppl try to scare us into taking better care of ourselves it doesn't always work. Like I said, I would really like to talk to u more in depth. It would be good for both of us. Please look me up on Facebook Courtney alesich . Ttyl
    altanea_ replied to courtney83's response:
    Omg thank you. i added a courtney alesich but idk if its you. i just wanna hang n be able to do the stuff my friends do. but i cant have a couple beers without someone yellin at me bout it.

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