(Acknowledgement: I'm not posting a recipe for D-Feast Friday, but I'll definitely be trying some of the delish sounding ones. I love to cook, but Grace's numbers are very finicky - very sensitive to fatty foods (I'm talking to you, Cheeseburger!). Most of my recipes I have NO IDEA what the carb count is, but through trial and error I can bolus her correctly. So I look forward learning lots of new recipes, but for now I have bigger fish to fry... pun intended!)
It's vacation time! Woohoo!
We're going to the beach for a glorious week of sun, surf, sand, and hopefully I can finally make some headway in my book.
But I have a question for all you D-mamas out there. And I'm only looking for D-mamas of tubed pumpers (sorry, no Omnipoders or shot givers... much love, but this is one specific thing you guys are fortunate enough to not have to deal with. ).
What do I do with Grace's pump at the beach?
When we're at the pool she either wears her pump if she's out of the water, or I put it in my cooler while she's swimming.
But at the beach I envision rolling around in the sand, digging holes, making sand castles, running to and from the water, sometimes going in, sometimes not.
I've heard that using the little clip to close off the site when the pump is removed is good for keeping sand and grit out. But I'm kind of nervous about getting sand in the pump itself.
Would you suggest just keeping the pump in the cooler and checking her number and bolusing accordingly, say, once an hour?
Should I somehow wrap it in a zip-lock bag or plastic wrap, with the tubing sticking out for when she's wearing it?
I know you all are a bunch of smart cookies! Any insight would be appreciated.
The apache wars by paul hutton
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