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Re: [IP] sydne will soon be pumping!!

I think there is a collective grin crossing 4,000 faces as they read this
too, Steve!   Congratulations!!!   We knew that your persistence would pay
off.   And yes, you do have the support of 4,000 of us, wishing you all the
success and to Synde the Joy of Pumping and her reclaimed childhood!


On 10/4/02 11:12 PM, "Steve Schmidt" <email @ redacted> wrote:

> well, we finally persuaded our endo (one of the 2 we have been using) to
> give us the saline trial! Actually, it was Beverly White that persuaded him
> to let us try it. I have never been so excited, nervous, scared, and anxious
> before! I know we will do fine, especially since we have the collective
> knowledge of 4,000 successful pumpers worldwide at our fingertips, but,
> nonetheless, it's still going to be a big change. Sydne is pretty pumped
> (pardon the pun) about getting one, even though it won't be the "real" one
> until we can demonstrate our competence. Since there aren't any doctors in
> the Dallas/Fort Worth area putting kids under 7 (some even want to wait til
> 10) on pumps, we are going to be under the microscope of many other D teams
> and parents alike. We accept the challenge/opportunity gladly and hope to
> help change things in this area and others as well.
> BTW, Mike S. and his "hard sell" had only a little bit to do with our
> decision to go with Animas ;)>  I did my own research and for a lot of
> reasons we decided to go with the A (customer service being one of the
> biggest). I am not dogging any of the other pumps because I actually liked
> the Paradigm alot, too. The Cozmo is a really cool featured pump, but...we
> could only go with one, so we chose A.
> Steve  Dad to Sydne(3) dx'd 11/01
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