Because it’s completely normal to leave work an hour early to catch a train to Philadelphia to moderate a Twitter chat and to give as many hugs as possible. Even if it ultimately means getting back on a train home a few hours later and getting to sleep by 2am.
If ever it were appropriate to say “it makes sense if you have diabetes”, this is the time.
These people are my extended family, even if that night was the first time we’ve met. That’s the impact of the diabetes community, of this family of strangers.
I really wish I thought to take more pictures. That’s something I can improve on in the future.