I swear I would meet up with all of you every other week if I could. It is such comfortable company, fun and laughter, and complete understanding. This meeting was no exception.
I had an opportunity to meet with Drea from Drea and her ever trusty CGMS!
Drea was here (Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN) for a big annual event we have – the Twin Cities Marathon. She was sponsored by the Medtronic Global Heroes program. Might I mention that she was the only representative from Canada in the program? I know there was some controversy around that program this year, but that’s another story.
When I found out she would be nearby (from her blog post), I commented that if she were comfortable with such a thing, we should try to meet and visit. Sure enough, it worked out! I’m very glad it did.
Drea is a very fun person to hang out with, and even though I was very tired and worn down from a lot of recent travel, we visited for over three hours (I could not believe it!). The time flew by as if it were 15 minutes.
We discovered a common favorite, um, “treatment” for late night low blood sugars (cereal). To my relief I am not the only person in the world who gets stuck in the milk/cereal/milk cycle. You know – when you finish your cereal, but there’s still milk in the bowl, so you pour more cereal, then there’s not enough milk in the bowl… We also both share a “bolus when low” mentality – to offset the damn cereal we just over treated with.
Drea – it was a lot of fun visiting with you. You are a pleasure to hang out with, your bright smile and cheery demeanor put me at ease very quickly. And I didn’t even give you any “about/aboot” or “eh” Canadian funny business.
“Living with diabetes is like living with a tiger. If you feed it, groom it, never turn your back on it; you can live with a tiger. If you neglect it; it’ll pounce on you and rip you to shreds.”— William “Lee” Dubois
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