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[IP] To those who feel the need to hide the pump...

    Well, Jim all I can say to that is.............................YIKES!!!
    Maybe its in HOW you word your posts???
     I just think we are all here to HELP each other. Its funny I never get mad at any post. I read it and learn from it.
I have never found ANY reason to hide my pump,YET!
    Maybe the day I get married a bright Teal pump in a black case on a white dress MIGHT look odd to some, but I'm sure my D friends wont even notice, *Grin*
    I just love the pump SOOO much I almost want to take it off and show everyone as they pass me, even if they DON'T care, I WANT them too. *Giggle*
Claudia (Diabetic for 15 years and pumping for 21 days)
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2000 14:03:48 -0800
From: "Jim S." <email @ redacted>
Subject: [IP] To those who feel the need to hide the pump

In my previous message in no way did I intend to judge "pump hiding".
We all find our own emotional comfort level in dealing with diabetes.

It's real easy (for me) to not post my feelings of DM not going the way
I want - frustration, anger, fear, &&&& - when I get (well-meaning)
responses to a comment that I'm frustrated (or ?).  The comments tend
(I'm generalizing) to be how to fix a problem instead of  exploring the
feeling....  I think that we all tend to have similar feelings come and
go, related to diabetes.  If I don't hear that someone else has been in
a similar place, it's very easy to think "I'm the only one"...

At times I find it very difficult to hear people say you can't ______
unless ______ (fill in your own blanks) when I already "have" and I

I need to be careful of my "if ____, then____"s because reality will
never come close to my expectations.

Being philosophical,

Jim S.
email @ redacted