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Re: [IP] Gail Steele

Bev - thanks for responding!  I feel better already!  I was thinking that maybe it would be okay to
disconnect but am still learning!  Thanks again!

email @ redacted wrote:

> Gail,
> Count yourself lucky that you have a supportive, loving husband!!!  He knows what love truly
> is, he obviously loves you for who you are as a person.  Your feelings are very normal.  I was
> very concerned about the same things prior to going on the pump, and I had a couple friends who
> took an interest, looked at the literature and said go for it.  They asked can you disconnect
> during intimate times, I replied yes, and they both said then what's the big deal?  That helped
> immensely.  Prior to going on the pump I was living with someone who was opposed to the pump
> because he did not want to make love to someone with something attached to them.  For sure this
> type of person none of us needs in our lives.  So count your blessings that you have a
> supportive and caring spouse!!  Hang on to him.
> Bev
> On 05/09/00 19:27:18 you wrote:
> >
> >Denise,
> >
> >Thanks for responding to my profile.  I didn't start thinking about the pump until that
> >happened to me last week.  It was the first time it ever happened while I was driving.  I am
> >still shook up about it!  I spent all day Sunday on the internet researching the pump and
> >finding out as much as I could.  I was really excited about it but today I started having
> >second thoughts.  I started thinking about how unattractive it will look having that tube
> >taped to my stomach when it is just "me and my husband".  He says he doesn't care what it
> >looks like.  He is all for me doing this.  I guess what I am feeling right now is probably
> >normal.  Can you tell me if it is?  And if so, will get past that?  There are still things
> >that I am wondering about the pump.  Like how much insulin does it hold?  Is it a vial of
> >insulin or something else?  I feel like I am asking stupid questions but I keep scanning
> >everything in hopes of finding answers.  Anything you can provide me with would help!  I did
> >find out that my health insurance will cover the pump.  All but $100.  Thanks again for your
> >letter!
> >
> >Gail
> >

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