It's here. My pump. The application and approval process went like greased lightening. Since then I have been reading anything and everything about pump life waiting for February 6th to come... the day it would be delivered. But wait a minute, yesterday - February 5th, after running my kids to swim lessons, I returned home to find a "we missed you" note from UPS. It had gotten here early, almost mocking me. UPS would hold it another day and return on the 6th. :>(

Knowing it would be delivered today, I planned my schedule so that I would be here all day, except for one quick kid pick-up around noon. Fortunately, I had someone at my house while I was out. And wouldn't you know it, that's when UPS showed up again. This time I had them; and the package from Medtronic was signed for and waiting for me when I returned home.


Now that it's here I have some more waiting to do. I have a "pre-pump" education class with my ATL hospital ed center scheduled in a few days to circle up on my insulin use, etc. Then, I'll know from then, when I can have my "certified" training and hopefully get off MDI's. Looking forward to it, but still waiting...

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Comment by diabeticidol 94 on February 6, 2008 at 3:54pm
Hey! I am waiting for my day to arrive the process went fast . AND NOW WE WAIT FOR UPS. iI only hope i get home before the sticky note goes on my door. Best of luck! and congrats! let me know when you start training.diabeticidol94
Comment by Shawn-ATL on February 6, 2008 at 7:37pm
Thanks! I'll let you know how it goes once I have my initial meeting.
Comment by diabeticidol 94 on February 11, 2008 at 4:53pm
ok cool :) what was the name of that book you are reading?

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