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Re: [IP] Where to wear the pump?



Greetings,

I wear my pump without a case on the waistband of my pants 99.9% fo the
time.  I only wear a case when doing something that the pump needs extra
protection--going to the beach, mission trips, etc.  At first I would put in
my case (black leather) when I was dressing up.  Now I don't even think
about doing that.  The only time I do anything else with it is if I am
wearing a dress (I prefer pantsuits or skirts as opposed to dresses).  I
started out with a small flannel bag I would pin to my bra under my arm or
to the top of my underpants(to sit right above the crease of my leg).  I am
not very well endowed so I could never see the bra thing working very well.
I guess it does though for many people.  To each their own I guess!  Then
when I discovered the thigh thing (a little bag/garter worn on the hip) I
started using that.  I like that the best for dress occasions.
I am a professional woman and if anyone even notices my pump to begin with,
they assume it is a pager.  No one says a word--even when bolusing.  If
anything is said it is usually a comment on my pager.  And as far as I am
concerned that is a great opportunity for education!

charity (dx- 12-7-89; pumping w/ MM 507 since 3-19-01)
----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, March 08, 2001 1:18 PM
Subject: [IP] Where to wear the pump?


> Hello.
>
> I am hopefully going to get a Minimed 508 within a month (no answer from
> insurance YET) and I was wondering: Do the majority of pumper wear their
pump
> on the belt? I have looked at the thigh pouch and the mid-tummy pouch, but
> not sure what to do. I work in a professional office, so I'd like to look
as
> professional as possible. Please let me know if you have any ideas.
>
> Tish Limpin
> dx1980-southern NM
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