I had a lot of trouble playing basketball today. My blood sugar was running high (240′s) and wouldn’t come down quick enough.
My muscles were shot, I couldn’t get enough oxygen into my lungs, my brain was foggy, my coordination and reflexes were anything but coordinated and “reflexy” (…?). It was awful.
I [...]Continue Reading →
I first heard about my snoring many years ago.
I was in the hospital for my first (and only) episode of DKA. I had a pretty funny roommate, but boy did he give me a hard time the next morning.
When the nurse came into the room for the first time he told her “watch [...]Continue Reading →
Thursday of last week was awesome. It was those dominoes again, each little diabetes decision affecting the balance of the day (and sometimes even the next – isn’t that scary?).
I have developed a routine on the days I play basketball that works very well most of the time. I still have a [...]Continue Reading →
It suddenly made perfect sense.
Well, if not perfect sense, it was at least a bit more understandable.
My frustration with wacky blood sugars and unsteady diabetes management had built to a head and I was on the verge of committing to some basal rate testing to straighten it out. I felt very unsure of [...]Continue Reading →
I did pretty damn good at being disciplined with my food choices today, but ended up fighting highs for most of the day.
Now that I’ve settled down a bit (figuratively and literally) I’ve decided to just chalk it up as “one of those days”. But let me tell you, I was pretty worked [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
I’ve been happily drowning in life lately and haven’t been able to get online much. Hoping to catch up soon!
I know this is terrible short notice, but the details didn’t come together until just now. Drea from Drea and her ever trusty CGMS is in town!
We are going to [...]Continue Reading →
Scott on Twitter
- @sugarfreesweety Haven't tried the Zero yet... Stay tuned. But I've also been awake for over 30 hours so I'm not sure I'd listen to me... about 11 hours ago in reply to sugarfreesweety
- @MattyCameronT1D @STroyCrow @IzzyHC @HenshawKim @andrewcanet Ooh! Sounds like a paper begging to be written! :-) about 11 hours ago in reply to MattyCameronT1D
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