Today I want to share some encouraging personal news with all of you.
First of all I finally found myself a proper diabetes clinic (since I ve been diagnosed last summer, I was sort of improvising with my GP and sometimes seeing a diabetes specialist who coincidentally is a friend of the family but not officially treating patients anymore)
I cant tell you what a difference it made for me today to walk into a proper diabetes care clinic for the first time where everybody knew what they were doing, asking the right questions and giving the right advice. All my questions were answered patiently by what seems to be a very good specialist as well as some great nurses, whatever issue I raised they were one step ahead of me helping with answers. This is the kind of care every pwd deserves!
Then the big surprise, (actually a little too good to be true since I ve seen some definitely higher numbers for the last 3 months than before, but who knows, maybe their machines are off a little or something, or I overestimated my highs), anyway, my A1c was tested and it came out 5.2!!
Best one so far, and the endo was particularly pleased because as he looked at a print out of my "curve" from my metre readings, he noticed that there werent ANY lows. ( I am going to brag and repeat what he said: "Sensational control".
Today is a good day. Today is a GREAT day.
Only 9 months into this challenging new life, but right now I feel I got the D by the balls and I am convinced that had I not found this forum with all you wonderful people supporting one another, answering every little question of mine about pretty much anything diabetes related that came into my head I would not be feeling this way right now and a A1c to back up that feeling. I know it will get harder again, I know the numbers arent everything, but right now all I am is happy and positive and... whooohhoooooooooooooo!!
You guys rock! I rock! ;-)