Congratulations! This will be the best thing that has ever happened to you. I have had a pump for 16 years now! I have used a couple of different brands, and I am back with a medtronic as well. The pump is more work, but it is well worth it! I would rather stick a pencil in my eye than go back to regular shots. It totally gives you the freedom to live like a person without diabetes. There are a few things you should know. First, don't skimp on the testing. Hopefully, you are getting a continuous glucose monitor as well, but if not, you really need to test at least 6 times during the day. Becuase you don't have any long-acting insulin, your blood sugars can go up and down quicker. Second, most people have better A1C levels after getting a pump, but a lot of people gain weight as a result. If you are aware it might be easier to gain weight, you can make some preventative changes in your diet and your exercise. You also need to figure out the tubing thing. Some people keep it hidden at all costs by pinning it into their pants or putting it in their bra. Personally, I don't let it worry me much. Most people don't notice. If they do, it is a good opportunity to share information about T1 with people. I have also spotted a couple of pumpers by the tubing hanging out of their pocket, and I was able to strike up a conversation. As far as tubing is concerned....I am out and proud!