February query: What would you do with a diabetes-free day?

February query: What would you do with a diabetes-free day?

Hello all,

I would probably exercise and exercise some more. A lot of people would probably eat cake and lollies and sweets and their favorite food of choice. But what frustrates me the most about Type 1 Diabetes, is the fact that I cannot exercise without going low (well recently I have been finding a good plan, but never mind), correcting with Jelly Beans and ultimately achieving nothing.

I just want a day where I can clean, run, walk, shop or MOVE without going Hypo and making everyone around me freak out.

SO basically, I would go CRAZY and unload as much energy in a day as I could and NOT get a hypo.

The END!

Leena.

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Comment by Jim on February 11, 2012 at 8:35am

I know it's a fine line being "in control". I know it feels like I spend a lot of time either fighting off lows or fighting off going high. Just going through my daily activities without needing to worry about that would be wonderful.

Comment by Stoyan on February 13, 2012 at 10:18am

Having a normal day sounds just about right to me. And hopefully it won't always be a dream. It is possible, within our lifetime even. But we have to work at it, that's the thing (in terms of advocacy)

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