Re: [IPk] Hi Lesley
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- Subject: Re: [IPk] Hi Lesley
- From: Diana Maynard <email @ redacted>
- Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2011 15:36:05 +0100
- Organization: University of Sheffield
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A tight tubigrip round the thigh should work fine - I've used that
frequently for my pump and it stands up to dancing too! Double the
tubigrip and place the pump vertically between the two layers.
On 17/06/11 15:31, Lesley wrote:
> Hi Johanna
> If you are in commuting distance of London, why not come to the next London
> pump club meetup. It would be nice to meet you.
> Re: wearing the pump, you could try a Spibelt (www.spibelt.com) or maybe a
> pump band http://www.pumpwearinc.com/pumpshop/index.php?l=product_list&c=23)
> I've also worn my pump in a holder like a baby sock, suspended just above my
> knee by pinning it to my knickers with wide ribbon. The
> pump-containing-sock needs to be secured with a bit of surgical tape or
> tubigrip to stop it bouncing around. I never found tubigrip alone (with the
> sock, ribbon& knickers set up) to be secure enough.
> Type 1 since 1968, pump user since 2002
> On 15 June 2011 18:52, johanna galligan<email @ redacted> wrote:
>> Hello Lesley
>> My name is Johanna an I read that you have had type 1 since 1968 and are a
>> user since 2002.
>> I have had type 1 since 1972 and have been a
>> pump user since 2008.
>> I find it particularly difficult to wear the pump if I am wearing a dress
>> no pockets, trousers with no pockets or a skirt and top with nowhere to
>> pump in. If you pop it in underwear it can cause some sweat or
>> marks after a while.
>> I usually find a way around that problem by sewing a little cotton
>> pouch into trousers but a dress poses the greatest problem.
>> I have had the pump for some time now and can manage but I am constantly
>> thinking of discreet ways around this difficulty.
>> Do you have any suggestions please?
>> Regards Johanna
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