Jen's Blog – April 2012 Archive (3)

Food Rules

New post on my blog, Blood Drops & Braille Dots:

Food Rules.

How do you decide what to eat and not eat?

Added by Jen on April 28, 2012 at 10:02pm — 2 Comments

Insane

Tonight I downloaded my pump data and captured exactly what it is that drives me so completely insane about my diabetes:

Graph of blood sugars

That's the past two weeks. The first week is extremely consistent, not perfect but at least very consistent so that I could work on it. Then just like that things turn to total chaos and the past week I have no idea what is going on, I'm just trying to hold on for dear life (or so I feel).

It is like this every few weeks. Have a couple of…

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Added by Jen on April 16, 2012 at 12:41am — 13 Comments

"IR" gone ...

I don't want to speak too soon, but the "insulin resistance" I've been dealing with for MONTHS now has finally seemed to go away ... Hopefully!

In around October I suddenly started going high pretty much constantly, and my TDD went from 40-50u up to 65-75u, and often I was still having highs! It was crazy. I was sure maybe I was developing double diabetes or something even though my weight hadn't changed.

However, over this past week I suddenly started going low constantly, and…

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Added by Jen on April 4, 2012 at 6:00pm — 6 Comments

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