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Oct 28 2010
7 years ago
10:15 AM MDT

“For it is in giving that we receive.”

Oct 28, 2010 @ 10:15 AM MDT
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Have I mentioned lately how lucky I am to have such amazing readers? Yesterday, I was extremely touched by the email I received…

Hi Collin,
I just wanted to thank you for posting the fabulous RA deal on the Bayer Monitor. I was able to get the deal this morning. I also have a cool manager who had no problem with the overage. 🙂

I consider myself VERY fortunate that no one in my family is currently battling Diabetes. So, in the spirit of giving that I think your site also inspires, I am mailing the one I got to one of your readers who doesn’t have a RA near her but needs the monitor for her 10 year old son. With two munchkins of my own, my heart goes out to her. I just can’t imagine…and pray I never have to.

I’m telling you this because I want you to know that what you do not only helps me save an absolute ton of money, it helps me pay it forward too. Thank you for that.

I think it’s pretty amazing how giving and incredibly loving we all can be… even to people we don’t know! Reading this email has inspired me and I hope it has inspired you, too. …And if you need even more inspiration, check out these 3 comments that were left on the Rite Aid Contour Meter post:

Commenter #1: I don’t have a rite aid near by and would desperately love one of these for my 10 yr old son! If anyone has an extra I could sure use it! I had a lady email and haven’t heard back so I’m not sure if she was able to get the deal! Thank you and God Bless You!

Commenter #2: Last night I told another poster that I would send her my meter if I found one… I didn’t write down her e-mail and now it’s gone. So… if you posted last night and I answered please post your e-mail again.

Commenter #3: I just sent her an e-mail offering mine. So now, she just needs to decide which one of us she wants to send it to her 🙂 Collin, whenever you see comments about greed, etc. from hateful posters, I hope you can see comments like this and think “Wow, here are two Hip2Savers fighting over who they can send their free monitor to! LOL!

Simply amazing!

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