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Re: [IPk] To hold insulin pumps under skimpy clothes!?!
I did think of you and your handbag when I wrote that :-)
My dad's words, not mine, i hasten to add.....
Perhaps I should extend French to European (stupid description because
British people *are* European, but you know what I mean) and suggest that you
look more European with your handbag than the average British person.
A lot of the European lecturers we get over here have handbag-type things,
especially the Italians.
As for Julian D, who i believe also carries a handbag, I think I'll just say
"no comment" :-)
But I do have one question, John. Would you dance round your handbag in a
nightclub? Or if not, what would you do with it?????
Curious minds want to know!
I had big traumas just before Christmas trying to find a handbag that fitted
in everything I needed but that I could take clubbing without looking silly.
I ended up with a sparkly red purse thing with a wrist strap that I could
just fit money, keys, meter and glucose tabs (it had a lipstick-holder, and
handily lipstick is the same size as half a pack of tabs, and tabs are much
> Thank you for your father's erudite observations, Di. You've seen me enough
> times: would you say I looked French, gay, or just uneasy with my
> gentleman's handbag? I'm not aware I am any of these, but please answer off
> list if you disagree!!!
> I bought my gentleman's handbag in John Lewis in Bristol about 6 years ago
> - 6 months before I got my pump. It remains my lifeline and I wouldn't
> dream of leaving the house without it. It contains all the usual junk:
> cards, cash, keys, receipts and all that, plus my Psion3a and BG meter +
> finger pricker, spare syringe and penfil cartridge of insulin for emergency
> use. And a spare infusion set. The one thing that doesn't go in there is my
> glucose: they stay in my trouser pocket.
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