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Re: [IP] be Loud Be Proud Be Bumpy
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> I never "hide" my pump or my "wires". They hang right out there
> on my pants, sometimes I get questions, and I just love to explain it
I keep my pocket pancreas and it's accoutrements tucked in,
but that's more a personal preference for not having things
Given that, I find that very few people even seem to notice.
More often, it's someone I know, and who already knows about
my condition, that asks questions. The other day a co-worker
asked, in the locker room after we made use of the running
trial, if being a cyborg made getting dressed difficult :).
Other times, I've had a business associate ask if I needed to
run back to the plant when I did a bolus during lunch meeting.
Again, it was someone I knew, so I was happy to explain that
this thing wasn't a pager and I didn't need to run off and fix
something. IT people tend to get the picture real quick when I
tell 'em I outsourced my insulin production.
hmmm... I wonder if there's more amusing stories (well, more
amusing than mine) about how people have reacted to the
presence of an insulin pump.
- Bluejay Adametz, CFII, A&P, AA-5B N45210
Plush code 2.0: P[bun,bir]/>F[bun,bir] B++ BB C++ E FF+
I++ !M !MM N++ O+ Sp+ Sf Takm+rsz ma++
Furry code 1.3: FA6a A-- C- D H+ M- P++++ R+ T+++ W- Z S#
RLCT a++ cvul++
d+ e+ f++++ h+ i+ j+ p- s#
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