"Just last week was the first time that we went to the local pool since getting the pod. I at first had to get over the initial shock of the nerve of some people. This one guy actually was pointing me out to someone. I'm not too shy, but I must…"
"When ever I go really high or really low its an awful feeling getting back on track. The headaches that I get are usually associated with a high. When I'm low I will babble on and on until I realize I have no clue what I was talking about. I…"
"I had the same issue over and over. I went through three endo's until finally someone who felt the same way I did. I told her how the las tendo told me it could take up to another year to get me pumping and wanted all this info. I am the mother…"
"I have had one person say to me " I wish I could have what you have for just a while", not funny at all to me. Over the last year and a half I have actually continued loosing weight, its going to stop soon...I hope"
I have had that happen but it was not painful enough to change, I just left it and changed it over when the pod was empty. i have see when the condensation has cleared on its own and if the humidity is high it may not clear but i have not had major irritation from the blood area. I have had a couple in the past almost 2 years that have been bleeders when i removed the pod.
I have read other posts where people have had the same happen and they have tips and tricks to help. like one said to dry the pod window with a cuetip after it primes. I have not tried this, but they say it helps with the condensation issues.
Some have mention on occation they have seen some blood but nothing to serious.
I hope this helped and sorry I didn't reply sooner
Thanks and Good Luck
What length of needle are you using Marnie? Maybe that's the reason when you inject in your legs that you hit blood vessels - just a thought. I know I use the short pen needle - am very lucky I can use that with having diabetes so long - but it's so fine as well - 32g - oh - and it's teflon coated to boot. I always tell people that I can fry eggs on it - and they look at me like I have a screw lose in my head (wait - it's marbles!!!).
Hey Marnie - just reading a comment you made about having a stomach like a pin cushion. Do you use only your stomach to inject? If you rotate from legs/arms it might give you a rest inbetween. I'm not saying you'll be wearing a bikini real soon (last time I wore one was ..... having brain fart here .... 15 I think ) - but at least a takini will do (I picked up a $12 one at Costco today - covers my tummy AND pump ). Do I sound vain or what?
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