When I first began Pump therapy I giggled when the pump trainer encouraged me to name my pump. I figure, sure alright I mean I name my car, my teddy bears and have nicknames for my fiance... so sure I can name an insulin pump. My first pump was Xander he was a blue Medtronic Paradigm and his name came from the Greek name Alexander that means "Helper of Mankind".
My new pump is Gracie, she is a pink Ping and her name is a reminder that by God's grace alone have I been able to receive and finance my new pump therapy. So how about you all? I need fuel to prove that I'm not insane LOL.
~Blessed Diabetic.

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i never heard of naming it but i think its kinda neat...my gf just calls it my pancreas,,,,,hmmm maybe i'll try to come up with a name
Hahaha! I havent got my pump yet, but I'll have a name before she arrives :)) Thanks for the idea ;)
Harrison... Cause if I'm going to bed with someone besides my husband it will be Harrison Ford... He understands ;)
My husband.. Haven't discussed it with Indy...
LOL I love that one, I'm sharing it with my fiance, I'm sure he'll get a big laugh out of it too :)
Hi Blessed Diabetic, No I don't think your insane I just never thought of that....that is cool..I like your pumps name....lol..have a nice evening
thank you very much, I hope you have a wonderful one too :)
Yes I do my pumps named my little pink angel from heaven because its keeping me alive....
The best name I have heard is Kermit - for a green ping pump. I usually name things....like my car etc....my CGM is 'football' because of the shape and my husband calls it that....but my pump.....mine is green too....well green but covered with a black case......maybe one day a name will come to me....I picked green for the healing color of nature. Enjoy the day!
Ooooh I was so close to getting the green one too, Kermit would have been a given :) When I told Jason (my fiance) that there were 5 colors to chose from, he said that he could guess before I said anything... he said "pink" I said no, "dusty rose" LOL I couldn't let him be right ;) As for the CGM... I'm trying to avoid that, how's that working for you?
Howard Cosell--because he knew his "stuff"!
Hmmm, blue baby turned to pink rose and the only reason I picked a name at all was because my CDE made me for the computer program...........




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