After failing to do my 4pm-midnight basal test the previous day due to all the craziness that ensued (and my high sugar reading at the start of the test) I decided to go all the way and fast for almost 24 hours to get my 8am-midnight readings in one shot. I was determined!
The night before, having no need to fast I made sure to stuff my face in preparation for the day-long fasting torture the next day. I even set my alarm for 3am in case my sugar needed adjustment, as I needed it to…Continue
By the time I made it to work the morning after my sleepless night, having done my midnight to 8am overnight basal fasting test, I was already exhausted and groggy. It didn't help to find a stack of papers on my desk and several emails on my work computer pointing to some urgent matters that needed my immediate attention - and what's worse: immediate action! I made an effort with the attention part having looked over and read the correspondence, but the action would have to wait. At 10am I…Continue
As I got ready for bed around 10pm on a Tuesday night I prayed that my blood sugar would behave itself at least until I start my overnight fasting basal test. I really didn't want to put it off any longer. My sugar hasn't been great lately. I've fallen off my work-out and healthy eating wagon and I desperately wanted to climb back on it again. I mean I wrote a book about this stuff - you'd think I'd follow my own advice! Just proves how difficult dealing with diabetes is, and how being a…Continue