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Re: [IP] hairy area, cheating, etc.



>      Friends,
> 
>      I am going to attempt to organize what I
> reply to again this time, but, judging from
> the excessive list activity, it may not
> work:
> 
>       1.   My god man there's too much hair there!
> 
<snip>
Try the love handles and upper buttocks.

Not much hair on either even for a hairy person.

Michael

>            ---   SNIP  ----
> 
> Well, I tried shaving the area...didn't really
> notice a big difference.
> 
> But, one thing that DOES make a difference is to
> use that "second skin" stuff...I don't know what
> it is called off hand.
>  If I put that on first, and then the infusion
> set on top...then pulling it off doesn't really
> hurt at all.  The bonus is that the second skin
> stuff actually stays on better, as does the
> infusion set.
> 
> I really didn't mind shaving...but not when it
> doesn't really help anything.
> 
>           -----   SNIP  -----
> 
>      I too am extremely hairy on m chest area,
> but do tend to have a rather large and bald
> forehead area.
>      The places where the sticky tape from the
> sils do not stick, I supplement with an IV
> 3000 pad, into which I cut a diamond shaped
> cut-out, so I am able to use the quick
> disconnect feature.
>      As to pulling off hair along with tape,
> ouch, and no thanks.  I have found that no
> matter what I use and no matter what I
> attempt to use to increase the adherence
> qualities of the pad, it does not work.  I
> sweat heavily and everything comes loose,
> so I avoid using my chest area, but find
> that these is ample area around around my
> butt area, and that is where I go.
> 
>     2.     Problem foods:
> 
>       My problem foods, meaning those foods
> which I have difficulty covering for
> include pizza, chocolate, and peanut
> butter.
>       Anybody have any good suggestions on this.
> 
> 
>                 Arny
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> Arnold Berkowitz
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> dx: diabetes since 1980, pumper since 1999
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