There is a fun challenge for diabetics to increase awareness and have fun with our diabetes. On this blog there is a blue Friday were you encourage your friends and family and yourself to wear blue…Continue
I went to see my endo yesterday and saw the dietitian. She told me to decrease my correction factor to 25 from thirty, but i feel like my 30 correction factor worked really great. I had a really high…Continue
Today I am eighteen. Wow, looking back I can see so may things I would change and things I wouldn't change for the world.
I look back a my highs and lows (not referring to BG's) wondering if my diabetes did have anything to do with it and the truth is 80% of the time it was. Coming up in July I will also be celebrating my 9th diaversary... I don't know what to say about that, that I have had diabetes for half of my life and it honestly hasn't been that long, that I know more about this…
Driving with diabetes is a BIG deal. In Georgia it counts as a DUI if you wreck you car due to low blood sugar, WHAT!!!! Yeah and I won't argue about it, it is my responsibility to make sure my blood sugar is in range and no one else can worry about it. It would be my fault if I wrecked my car or even worse hurt someone else.
Anywho today was probably one of the first experiences I have had with low blood sugar and diabetes:
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I love amazon! I always go there when I find a book I want and buy it used if I can for around a dollar. I got some books recently and they are think like a Pancreas by Gary Scheiner and College Rules by Sherrie Nist-Olejnik and Jodi Holschuh. I have really loved both books both of which I have heard from other people, and today when I finally got my College Rules I was looking at the and realized this is college prep for a diabetic.
This of course doesn't even count the countless…Continue
...So anywho the reason this week has been incredible is because I got to use a dexcom for a whole week! I loved every moment of it, I was really quite scared I wouldn't like it or it would annoy me but it didn't, every alert for a high and low was a welcome relief and really helped me keep more on track because I knew that if I didn't take my insulin Dexie would go off and comforting because it went off at 80 instead of me waiting on a low 60 to feel it.I loved watching the screen to see…Continue