My Cozmo Diabetes365 Day 22This last week started with the arrival of my newest diabetes gadget, a Cozmo insulin pump.
I got it while at my office on Monday afternoon and opened the box to take a peek at it. But I didn't completely unpack it until I got home that evening. After dinner I headed off to a quiet spot and spent an hour or so programming it and 'plugging' it in.
I've already video taped the little guy once, when showing how to do a super bolus. I plan to do more videos in the future to show off some of the features that I really like on this pump. And now that I've done a second infusion set change and been wearing him for a week, living with him is pretty easy.
So the only thing left to do I suppose is to give him a name. I mean, I'll be living with this little guy for the next four years. I can't keep calling him 'my pump'.
Apart from toys, normally we only name cars in our family. (For example, Man the Van named after our favorite singer Van the man.) So I'm having trouble thinking about the right name.
Maybe you can all help me. I know some of you have named your pump. How have you gone about choosing the right name and what is it? Did having a name help in living with and using your pump?
My intentions were good. I signed up for NaBloPoMo, and I'm planning to write a post per day for the month of November. But yesterday I dropped the ball and missed posting. I can't believe it and I'm hoping the NaBloPoMo police don't go too hard on me.
I even started a long post on Symlin and how to use it. Maybe it was too long, because it's in my draft bin right now. I guess I've learned one lesson, keep them short and leave the long ones for a second post. Especially on the weekend.