My last couple of a1cs have not been great, and my finger stick tests since the last a1c have not been too good either. I know why -- not eating right (I like a glass, or two, of sherry in the evening, and that just raises the BG overnight) and bolusing right.

I went back on the CGM after a couple of months off of it and suddenly had a great day -- no BG's over 150, and never low a single time. Now I just have to get more sensors -- this was my last one, and it came out prematurely. I stopped because the alarms were bothering me all the time and, since I have a new girlfriend (who is amazing), I was a little hesitant to have the alarms going off all night and have the sensor attached to me (in addition to the pump), decided that I would go without for a while.

A couple more days like yesterday, an maybe I can get that a1c back into a good range again. Lesson, I guess, is diligence (actually, the word of the year at my daughter's school). I have to remind myself never to get complacent. Too many things go wrong with complacency.

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Comment by Kristin on October 13, 2008 at 3:12pm
Glad to hear about the great day!! (and the great girlfriend!!)

Hope that you have many more days like this!
Comment by Karen on October 13, 2008 at 3:28pm
Yea, Jonathan!!
Comment by debb on October 13, 2008 at 8:21pm
way to go jonathan. don't i just know what you mean about complacency. glad you had a great day and are working on that darned old complacency.
Comment by Jonathan on October 14, 2008 at 10:27am
This is why I love this site -- instant connection with people who understand, are encouraging and, best of all, "get" how hard this condition is. Thank you, all!

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