How Ironically Evil…

When my blood sugar hits or hovers around 200, I get very hungry. Sometimes even confusing it for a low blood sugar!

I think it’s mostly a “mental” hunger, if that makes any sense. I don’t think I actually feel physical symptoms of hunger, but have urges to snack or eat something.

I think it’s very evil to make my brain crave food when my blood sugar is high. It’s pure punishment. I have to make a real effort not to eat anything during those times. It seems like all my brain thinks about is satisfying some craving. I know that if I’ve got some insulin on board, still working, that my BG will come down to normal, and the cravings will go away – but it’s SOOO HARD sometimes!!!

Now, if it is mealtime, I can compensate with some extra insulin – but most of the time it is not mealtime that I’m fighting this.

A bird sitting on a sign that says no birds.

Oh, the irony…

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3 thoughts on “How Ironically Evil…

  1. Oh man, I feel you. Damn starving cells.. and all that glucose teasingly floating by with no way in. The life of not making your own insulin. The battle is real. Great blog btw, I just found it and am thoroughly enjoying. 🙂