Jennifer's Blog (9)

Hoping for a good 2013

I hope everyone had a great Christmas and wonder New Year. I know everyone wants to lose weight for there new years resolution. I just want to lower my AlC under a 8 and of course lose some weight. I saw some oneone facebook saying I want to lose weight to get rid of their diabetes (type 2). I wish type 1 was that easy. I stuggle every day with this disease.

Added by Jennifer on January 1, 2013 at 8:55pm — 2 Comments

I guess it is good to vent about problems

Well, I went for my 3 month check up and my A1C went from a 7.4 to a 8.3. I was so mad because I am on the pump. So the doctor upped my basal rate during the day and kept it the same at night. I been doing good on it. I am more in my goal range now. Sometimes even 100%. Yeah me! I been in alot a pain at night mostly with my legs and back. Sometimes pain pills dont even help. I just lay in bed and pray because that is all I can do. I am also still having mild seizures. Which is scarring me…

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Added by Jennifer on March 20, 2012 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

Senior Bowl and my new bfs!

Well, I had a blast at Senior Bowl! I started with a practice on Wednesday and Kimberly(my sister) and I walked in with the Some of the Saints( who dat) Coaches. We did not even think about taking pics with them. We watched the south practice and got some good pics. We lined up so we could get autographs when they went to the bus. We was very disappointed the the players, About 10 players pasted us. They took a short-cut to the bus. I got a few autographs but I wanted the Bama boys! Friday…

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Added by Jennifer on January 30, 2012 at 8:02am — No Comments

I hope it gets better!!!

I know it is Tuesday and writing about the weekend. Well I had a great weekend. I went and saw my dads sister get married and got to see and meet family. Well some of them was nice and the others was mmm not very friendly. But that is why I am so close to my moms side. I went to the flea market on Sunday and saw some wonderful things, I guess I went window shopping. It was nice but cold. I guess with all the standing and walking. Monday morning was hard! I was tired and did not want to get…

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Added by Jennifer on December 13, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Getting the hang of it!

So getting use to it. I know I still new at this whole pod insulin pump. I need work on getting my sugar levels right and the basil right but I am happy that I made the choice I made. It feels good not to take four shots a day. I test more but that is ok.I had them on my back so I switched and put it on my leg! My pod area looks like a red burn mark. I ordered some skin barrier wipes today so I hope that might work on the red rash and it if dont I am going to use Tegaderm! I am very grateful…

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Added by Jennifer on November 30, 2011 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

PODS

I am new at this and I hope it works. I am tired of the 4 shots a day. So I decided to get an insulin pump. My first pod was on my lower back and it worked great. I changed it to my arm but had high sugar for 2 days. Did I mention that I had a pod rash too. It is alot better. I changed my pod earlier so I could have insulin for tonight! I have it back on my lower back again and I hope it works better than it was on my arm. I just hope it gets better!

Added by Jennifer on November 27, 2011 at 8:19pm — 4 Comments

Yeah me!

I got my dexcom 7 yesterday and started wearing it today! I it on my arm and it is a little sore. I guess I have to get use to it. My omnipod came in today and get training on the 21st for it. I cant wait for that!

Added by Jennifer on November 11, 2011 at 12:38pm — No Comments

32!

I am 32 as of yesterday! The day was great and my sugar was great. I cheated a little but it was worth it. I enjoyed my day with my wonderful family and today I finally did it. I ordered my first insulin pump. I am excited and scared at the same time. I am just tired of the 4 shots.

Added by Jennifer on October 25, 2011 at 11:03am — 4 Comments

Seizure!

I was shopping in Wal Mart with my sister doing last minute school shopping. I told her that I need to check my sugar because I did not feel well and the next thing I knew I woke up in the ER. I do not remember nothing. They did a CT and it came back ok and some blood work and my electroyltes was all missed up so they said that they was going to keep me over night but I did not get out until Tuesday! I bit my tongue very bad. I can not drive for six months. I am taking one day at a time! That… Continue

Added by Jennifer on September 14, 2011 at 8:07pm — 6 Comments

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