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Re: [IP] First camping trip tomorrow-Thanks for advice



Don't forget extra batteries for the Pump and BG Monitor!  :)  Have a great
time!

David


----- Original Message -----
From: Katherine Esposito <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, May 28, 1999 12:04 PM
Subject: [IP] First camping trip tomorrow-Thanks for advice


> Just hearing from all of you calmed me down perceptibly! (I think it's
> worse because, as a single parent, I have ALL the packing to do for me,
> 2 kids, a dog (okay, she's easy)- Then the diabetes on top....Last May
> 31, my 38th birthday, I passed out on the sidewalk and ended up in the
> ER and THEN I had to pay for it because I had one month of no insurance.
> I'm still paying.) Anyway, I told my boss yesterday I was ready for a
> good cry and he looked positively ill. We laughed. I came home and read
> your messages and felt much better.....
>
> So- I think I will change my tubing tomorrow early, pack for a few hours
> to see if all is okay with delivery, etc., then do what you all said:
> enjoy myself! Extra sugar tablets. Lots of water. Backup everything. I
> also want to ensure that my flashlight has fresh batteries- in case I
> yank the tubing out in the middle of the night. It's never happened but
> I'd  hate to have a first on a camping trip...
>
> THANK YOU EVERYONE! I'll fill you in on details upon return.
> Kathy
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