The stubborn low.
For whatever reason (insulin on board, delayed digestion, etc.) you treat a low that just keeps going lower.
You know how you feel when you’re low, and you treat it, then wait a bit.
But waitasecond – I still feel low… you test, and you’re LOWER than before you treated!!!! You have [...]Continue Reading →
After it’s done, and I’ve either completely blown it out of the water with a panic driven overeating session, or I’ve been able to stand my ground and treat with only as much carbs needed to get back to target, I feel downright tired. I mean, literally run over. Like, Mack Truck style.
The adrenaline [...]Continue Reading →
“Hi, my name is Scott and I’m a compulsive overtreater”
This is where you say “Hi Scott, welcome”…
This topic has been darn near beat to death over the course of my lifetime, but I still have trouble with it.
See, our bodies have these intricate systems that drive us, instinctual urges for survival that [...]Continue Reading →
So here’s the scenario.
You’ve had a decent breakfast, and a somewhat healthy mid-morning snack. But, you have failed (again) to plan for lunch.
What do you do?
There are all the “regular” fast food places within reach, as well as some sit-down types of places. You are also 3 minutes away from a Cub [...]Continue Reading →
Being charged with managing diabetes is a double edged sword.
On one hand it’s very fortunate that we are able to take measures into our own hands rather than being completely at the mercy of a doctor or clinic.
But on the other hand, that’s a lot of responsibility to deal with. And what if [...]Continue Reading →
Ahhh, the snow has melted, the temperatures are creeping up, we’ve had some rainstorms, I heard someone mowing their lawn already. Yes, spring is here.
You’ll never guess what I found near the side door of my house the other day. See if you can pick it out of this picture:
What? [...]Continue Reading →
I tried another new thing at lunch today!
When I get the thought in my head to try a new food, it’s always a pretty risky maneuver. I mean, what if I buy this thing, and don’t like it, and then am hungry for the rest of the afternoon?
That would be Bad. Not only [...]Continue Reading →
I actually tried hummus the other day.
And yes folks, better sit down. I actually liked it.
Here’s another shocker. I had some real fruit for breakfast yesterday. I made a smoothie in the blender, with a real live banana, a big ole strawberry, a little bit of peanut butter and a cup of [...]Continue Reading →
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