It's hard to explain how badly my confidence was shaken after that bad low on Christmas Eve. I went from a lifetime low A1C of 6.9 in November, to a two-year high of 8.0 in February. Scared? Yeah. Running high? You bet. That low totally rocked my world, and it's going to take some time to recover from it. It didn't catch me off-guard. It didn't happen while I was … [Read more...] about Whispering in my Ear
It was not about the safest, smartest, most precise way to treat this low. This was all about what would be more fun to eat.One of my greatest struggles is low blood sugars and the strong urges that come with them. The lows at night are the hardest. Low blood sugars are medical events that should be treated as such with medicine (glucose tabs, etc). Not Reese's Puffs … [Read more...] about Confessions: Late Night Low
Have you ever gotten yourself into something you weren't quite sure you could do? I got myself very familiar with that feeling this Spring. When we finished the 25-mile Tour de Cure route last year I wasn't ready to be finished. I wanted more. So for the 2011 ride we signed up for the 45-mile course. The weather here this "Spring" (note the quotation marks...) was … [Read more...] about I Did It! Tour de Cure!
A while back I wrote about a fight I had with a can of tomato soup (which I lost...). Tonight I had a similar experience with my dinner. I took a shot of symlin then put together my meal. I programmed my meal bolus to be spread out over 90 minutes (because of the symlin), then sat down to eat. As I got to the last part of my meal, I just didn't want to eat anymore. I … [Read more...] about Screw It! I’ll Just Eat The Rest…