You need to test your blood sugar.
It’s the middle of the night.
This is what you see.
You have your testing kit. But now what?
You need to get a test strip. Not too hard.
You need to insert the correct end into the meter with the right side up. What’s that? You [...]Continue Reading →
Diabetes and exercise is something incredibly hard to manage. It is difficult to get my blood sugar where I want it for exercise, and even harder to get it to stay there. For many people, managing blood sugars before, during, and after, is so hard that they just don’t exercise. I don’t blame them. It [...]Continue Reading →
Yesterday I didn’t get into the gym until around 8:30 PM. I had been in the car all day. As I was getting close to the gym I started really feeling excited about lifting weights (I know, weird, right?). I felt strong, and I was probably just feeling pretty antsy from being cooped up in [...]Continue Reading →
Is there something more than Dawn Phenomenon?
The dawn phenomenon is typically described as the body releasing a handful of hormones overnight that cause some insulin resistance. You see this as higher blood sugars in the morning, even though you went to bed with a great blood sugar.
I do experience the dawn [...]Continue Reading →
“Diabetes is like being expected to play the piano with one hand while juggling items with another hand, all while balancing with deftness and dexterity on a tightrope”— Marlene Less, 1983
DisclaimerI am not a medical professional. Nothing on this site should be construed as medical advice. Your diabetes may vary. Contact your health care provider for specific questions.