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Re: [IP] IP: Wedding and honeymoon wrap up



In Austin, Chicago, and Baltimore my carryon was searched.  I was told in
Chicago that I needed a doctors  note that I had Diabetes and needed to
carry insulin, , needles, and pump supplies.  When I went to Maui,I had no
problem.Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, November 25, 2001 9:26 PM
Subject: [IP] IP: Wedding and honeymoon wrap up


> HI all.... just returned from my honeymoon (the wedding type not the
diabetic
> type lol) and wanted to post a few thoughts/observations etc on the whole
> wedding and honeymoon experience on the pump....
>
> I wore my pump in my pantyhose without the clip sort of in the  crease of
my
> leg like i often do for evening affairs, I bolussed with the vibrate audio
> feature like I usually do and everything went great.... pump was totally
> invisible and sugars were perfect all night long.... at some points in the
> evening rather than fish for the pump and set an alternate basal I just
didnt
> bolus for a half glass of grapefruit juice when I was dancing alot.... and
of
> course having a hard time finding time to actually eat... so grapefruit
juice
> was my meal of choice throughout the evening.
>
> For the honeymoon, I got all prepared, had prescriptions and extras of
> everything including pump since we were cruising in the carribean and had
> labels affixed to syringes and glucagon etc. as advised.... and guess
> what.... no one even looked at a thing.  on the trip  down, i went right
on
> through without even a pat down and on the way back we got flagged to have
an
> open bag search, but they only opened the outside compartments where the
lead
> bag for film was.... never asked if i had a sharp item etc ... nada.
Just
> thought I'd mention it since I went to so much trouble getting ready for
this
> trip and didn't end up needing any of it.  Of course it was all good to
have,
> but its not something they are being very watchful about.
>
> And lastly... I used the waterproof pump holder that minimed sells (my 2nd
> time using it) and it worked great... in the pools on deck i didnt bother
> strapping it to my waist since i was just floating on my back, I let the
pump
>  float along next to me.  We went snorkeling 3 times and the case and belt
it
> comes with were awesome....
>
> Hope everyone is well
>
> Sharon Pennock (used to be Glusman hee hee)
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