Hi pumpers! this is a question in which i would love a lot of feed back!
I have been determined to switch from needles to pump for a long time now as i have done all the research on all the positives and negatives.
A big draw back i can only find on the pump is that it is always there 24/7. I work in social care and on a regular basis i ham lifting patients/ children, washing them, feeding them and am uncomfortable with the feeling of knowing that at any time my pump could get tugged at, yanked, trampled on dropped banged etc!! at least with the needles its used four times a day then put away in the bag!
Id also like to ask if you pumpers, do they find it hard to sleep with the pump at night time??
I have the tendeancy to twist and turn during the night and have this image if myself waking up in the morning tangled in my on cannula!!
What about those moments of passion with your partner, un pumping for an hour and manking sure ur hooked up an hour later might be a bit of a mood killer, does it ever bother you?
So do any of pumpers find the pump invasive or even a pain in the back side !! or is it just something over time you get used to??
Also if you work in the same line of work as me, how do you find working along side you pump; does it make life any harder and please share any experiences/advice you have
Thanks a mill
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