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Date: Sat, 18 Jun 2011 00:36:13 +0100 (BST)
From: johanna galligan <email @ redacted>
Subject: Re: [IPk] Hi Lesley
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Hi Diana
Have to say that is one idea I have not tried, and very keen to try indeed.
Many many thanks
Regards
Johanna



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From: Diana Maynard <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted
Sent: Fri, 17 June, 2011 15:36:05
Subject: Re: [IPk] Hi Lesley

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.
Di

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.
>
> HTH
>
> Lesley
> -----
> 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
>> pump
>> 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
>> with
>> no pockets,  trousers with no pockets or a skirt and top with nowhere to
>> tuck
>> pump in. If you pop it in underwear it can cause some sweat or
>> uncomfortable
>> marks after a while.
>> I usually find a way around that problem by sewing a little cotton
>> pocket/or
>> 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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