Wayback Wednesday – Still High

 

Picture of my hand with a BG line chart in the backgroundCourtesy of the “Wayback Machine“, I bring you the early entries I made in my online diabetes journal.  This was back before Blogger made things easy, and I had to write the entries in HTML.  The journal is no longer available, but thanks to the wonderful tools available on the internet, I was able to find much of my old stuff.  I’d like to share one of the old entries with you.

And later that day….


27 May 2003

Well, it’s 5:30pm and I feel like absolute shit. My blood sugar just refuses to come down. I’m at 416 right now. I’m so sleepy. I’ve been sleepy all day. I would give anything to just be able to lay down and sleep. I would be very happy to sleep just about anywhere right now. The floor would even feel comfy. I just took 10 units of insulin, and we’ll see if that does the trick.

I’ve been hitting it with 2-3 units throughout the day, but nothing is happening. If this 10 units doesn’t work, something must be wrong with my infusion set, and I’ll have to change it. I do remember smacking it on the corner of the car door this morning…

Not to mention the fact that I haven’t eaten anything today since breakfast.

This is the life I have to deal with.


 

 

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Scott K. Johnson

Patient voice, speaker, writer, advocate. Living life with diabetes and telling my story. Patient Success Manager, USA for mySugr (All opinions expressed are my own and do not necessarily represent the position of my employer).

Diagnosed in April of 1980, I recognize the incredible mental struggle of living with diabetes. Read more…