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Re: [IP] pump locations for men



Steve

I wear my pump clipped to my belt all the time, including in Court. I've
never had any problems with that. At most, I get comments like "What's that?
a beeper?"

Gary Marlin

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve R. Campos" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, August 03, 2001 9:29 AM
Subject: RE: [IP] pump locations for men


> I'm a few weeks behind on reviewing IP e-mails (over 4200 messages unread
in
> my Inbox), and I don't recall seeing anything on how men wear their pumps
in
> a manner that is convenient.  The pouch around the neck sounds fine, but I
> think the bulge on my shirt would make an unprofessional appearance (in
> court, I wear a suit, otherwise I usually wear a shirt and tie).  I have
> been placing the pump on my leg, below my knee, with the white elastic
> "belt" that Disetronic provides acting as the holder.  The leg placement
> seems to keep the tubing from kinking and not getting all bunched up
around
> my waist (the location I use when wearing shorts).  I welcome any
experience
> you guys have with alternate locations.
>
> By the way, I've been on the pump a couple of months now, and it has been
> fantastic.  Only a few problems, but this IP group has really been a
> God-send for helping me get through this learning curve.  I finally got
"my"
> pump this week (I've been using a loaner) and seeing the Reference Manual
> and the video really helped answer some unanswered questions.
>
> Thanks everybody.
>
> 40 y.o., dx'd '95, as T-2, currently T-1.5, H-Tron+ since 6/5/01.
>
> Steve R. Campos
> Steve R. Campos, P.C.
> Attorneys & Counselors at Law
> 607 Dawson Road, Suite A
> Austin, Texas  78704
> (512) 441-1411
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted]On Behalf
> Of Jath
> Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2001 4:41 PM
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] pump pouches
>
>
> I made myself a pouch that hangs around my neck.  I used a soft pretty
cord
> on
> it and basically made it like a little bag that has Velcro at the top to
> keep it
> closed.  It's made out of cotton flannel and is really nice and soft.
>
> I would be intersted in hearing if others have made other kinds of
pouches.
> I
> can sew and it shouldn't be too difficult to come up with some different
> ones.
>
> Judi in MI
> Blanketeer of Polar Fleece Scraps for
> www.projectlinus.org
> See my pictures at
> http://albums.photopoint.com/j/AlbumList?u=1514481
> updated 6/5/01
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