Do you want to see my Butt or my Pod?!?

 I was at work talking about Diabetes to a couple of co-worker’s.  I decided to explain what the difference between T-1 and T-2.  

 Co-worker (A): “OMG, I didn’t know you are a diabetic. You poor thing.”

Me: “No worries, it’s ok. No big deal.  I have the slow onset of Type 1/LADA. ”

Co-worker (B):  “Do you take pills or insulin shots?”

Me: “I am on an insulin pump.”

Co-worker (A and B): “Oh no!”

Me: “It’s ok. I’m ok seriously.  I am not dying.”

Co-worker (B): “Where is your pump?”

Me: “It’s right here (pointing to the outside of my butt cheek.”

Co-worker (A): “So, can you move it?”

Me: “Yes.”

Co-worker A and B had a puzzled look on their face.  I tried explaining the Omnipod, they didn’t get it.  I asked if they wanted to see it. They said sure.  I closed the door.  I still can’t believe I did this–I pulled my pants down and showed them the Omnipod and the side of my BUTT cheek.  hahaha BTW, Co-worker A&B are females.  I explained the Omnipod system and they understood. 

Geesh, the things you have to do it get people to understand what living with Diabetes is like.



Be Blessed



About Cherise

Diabetes (Type 1.5/LADA) has been living with me for about 4 years. I am using the Omnipod insulin delivery system and I love it. I am not going to say I don't have a bad pod every once in a while because it does happen. I am a wife, mother and I work full time. Thank you for stopping by please feel free to browse and leave a comment! View all posts by Cherise

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