I’m totally behind this idea. I’m glad the Globe & Mail called attention to it. I admit I’m even a tad envious.
Tell me, what kind of company & customer service is this? This is the email I wake up to this morning after being told yesterday there was no issues with bringing me more e-tanks (large size oxygen tanks):
Over the past few months, I’ve been sharing some of Erin Gilmer’s work from her blog.
Just so I have a few posts ahead of time in the summer months in case I get that transplant call.
But I would have ended up sharing this one at some point regardless. Because it’s an important subject to discuss.
At my last appointment, my transplant doctor put me back on a lower dose of Rapamune until I’m transplanted. I’m happy about this because he’s on the same page as me with the concern over all the diving around I had been doing with my lung numbers. He’s always on the same page.
From time to time I’ve backed interesting crowdfunding projects that could potentially be helpful to me managing my health. I even have an archive page you can find that indexes many of the devices I’ve looked into & some that I have even tried out over the course of my blogging.
I saw this the other day, & thought it was worth backing. Because one of the issues I’ve always had with wearing & applying sunscreen is trying to reach hard-to-reach areas & sometimes missing spots. Or wondering if I’m getting even coverage throughout my body.
This gadget, Sunscreenr, addresses that.
It will take on increasing importance post-transplant as many of my meds will make me even more sensitive to the sun on a year-round basis.
So for me, it was worth backing because it will pay for itself in months.
(DISCLAIMER: I was not paid by this company or sent a free device. I ordered the device on my own from Indiegogo, a crowdfunding site. I thought highlighting this gadget might be a useful way to share information with others who might be interested or needing such a device for their own personal health. This analysis in no way constitutes medical advice or product endorsement. I try to keep the devices I select for personal use, profiling, & reviewing in an affordable price range. Often $50 or less where possible. This is $93, but I felt it served a unique purpose. If a device is more expensive than $50, I make that clear & try to point its practicality & uniqueness in assisting me with my personal health.)