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Re: [IPk] dress and holidays



These people who object to us injecting in public should get a life.

We inject to survive.

Are they similarly offended by the sight of someone with asthma inhaling 
their stuff in public?

Grow up!


Ingrid

>From: "Zoe" <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: <email @ redacted>
>Subject: Re: [IPk] dress and holidays
>Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2001 17:21:31 +0100
>
>Quite. In my previous job I remember hearing someone complaining about
>another person who injected themselves in the staff canteen in view of
>everyone.
>It's not being ashamed, it's just politeness - would you pick your nose in
>public? I decided that by the pool, where your cannula is in full view
>anyway there wasn't much point hiding it.
>
>Zok
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Ingrid Fylling" <email @ redacted>
>To: <email @ redacted>
>Sent: Thursday, July 26, 2001 1:00 AM
>Subject: SV: [IPk] dress and holidays
>
>
> > Hi everybody!
> >
> > I think I'd rather reconnect and bolus in the toilet. People around me
>would asumingly not feel very well if they had to see me finding the site
>and reconnect at  a dinner, for instance. Then it would be better giving an
>injection. I've never been troubled by doing that in public, because it's a
>lot easier to be descreet.
> >
> > I too find it most comfortable with the pumpe hanging beside me when
>sleeping. It might feel a bit strange at the beginning, but you wil get 
>used
>to it quite soon. Some people place the pump under the pillow, and use long
>lenght tubing.
> >
> > For me the 60cm tubings works best though. When using the longer ones 
>they
>have tended to curl up, and set off the oclusion alarm. I don't place it
>under my pillow either. A bulge feels more uncomfortable under my head then
>just beside me or even under me. I put the pump in the soft case that can 
>be
>hung around your neck. Whenever I need to get up, I just hang it up :-)
> >
> > Best whishes to all!
> > Ingrid F
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