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Re: [IP] injecting in stomach (Cindi)

Have you tried rowating sites with MDI to doing one siite area every 2 
weeks?  I did this and the size of my arms went down to being a normal 
size for me.

cindi goebel wrote:

>Hi Leeann:
>Thanks for the encouragement.  My boyfriend is really
>the one who is pushing me to starting pumping.  He is
>for it 100%.  He says he doesn't care what it looks
>like, if it makes me feel better and live longer, he's
>for it 100%.
>You talked about the bruising on your thighs, etc.  I
>can really relate to that.  Not only do I have bruises
>on my arms and legs, but my arms and thighs are huge,
>due to all of the dead scar tissue.  It's really
>embarassing to put a bathing suit on, or wear a
>sleeveless shirt in the summer.
>I'm also concerned about what I'm going to do when we
>go swimming, which is usually everyday in the summer,
>and when we go hotubbing, which is almost every night.
> How can you feel sexy and romantic knowing that you
>have this "thing" hanging out of your stomach.  I know
>that I must sound really vain, but really I'm not. 
>I've just had a few stupid men that when they found
>out about my diabetes and the problems that go along
>with it, they didn't want to deal with it and were
>gone, and they didn't even have to see me take a shot
>or anything.
>I'm sorry if I sound like I'm whining, but I'm really
>scared/worried about making this change.  I've been
>taking shots for 34 years.
>Anyway......thanks for listening and the advice.  I
>really appreciate it.  I hope to talk to you again
>soon.  Maybe, I'll be pumping by then.
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