Hey, I;m new t injecting. I do it in my stomach, but lately I've been bruising a lot, and I'm also scared I will get those fat spots that occur when you do it too often in the same spot. I went through a little stumble in my insulin regimen, and had a hard time injecting, where it took me up to an hour at some times to get my needle done. It's still very hard for me, but now I can do it usually under 10 minutes. I have a question though. When I inject now, I can't do it on the first try. I have to pull it back and forth over top of my skin like 10 times before I actually get the courage to put it into my skin (Sort of like faking myself out). Is this normal or am I completely insane? Im trying to stop this, but I just can't seem to put it in on the first try! I keep telling myself, "at least your getting the needle in!" Can anyone give me any injecting advice, or anything that you do to not think about it and just do it on the first try? Also, I have tried to do it in my leg three times, and it hurt each time. Now I'm too scared to do it again. I was just wondering, when you first went on insulin, how long did you do it in one part of your body (ex stomach) before you did it in another part of your body? Thank you! Any advice would really help and I would really appreciate it!
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