On Saturday I decided to give my abdomen a rest and try doing a site on the front of me thigh. Everything seemed ok, it didn't even hurt going in. Sure, my insulin intake was higher than normal and I bumped up my basal a lot, but I had just gotten my period and it was the weekend, so I was carb heavier than during the week. No problem, leg site is working out great.
Until I woke up this morning at 177. WHAT?!? I went to bed at 175 with 1.7 until of IOB. What's up with that? Well, I…Continue
Turn basal off at 5 pm, BG is 139
At 7 pm, BG is 86, eat whole wheat bread and peanut butter - 20g carbs
At 7:15 pm, do 35 minutes of VERY HIGH hills on the treadmill at brisk walk
At 7:55, BG is 118
At 8:00 pm, decide to do yoga class, drink 5 sips of Powerade - 10g carbs?
At 9:00 pm, end awful yoga class, BG is 149
At 9:05 pm, go home feeling like I missed the mark again.
For just the 35…Continue
I've had a pretty good week, I've gotta say. I started doing the Couch to 5k running program last Tuesday, which has gotten me into the gym for at least 30 minutes of good cardio every day for the past week, and the results have been FABULOUS for my blood sugar. I've dropped my basal .05 units/hour, and I turn my pump off for at least two hours a day before exercise. My total daily dose is coming in around 17 - 23 units. I'm very happy with these results.
I'm still having…Continue
I've been doing this diabetes thing myself for about 1.5 years now. I've lived with my mom's own brittle T1 diabetes for the 22.5 years that preceeded my own diagnosis. I know all about fluctuating sugars and…Continue