I awoke at 7am this morning with a BG of 433.  Did a pretty conservative injection.  Awoke at 9am with a BG of 25.

I'm fine, physically and emotionally.  I just needed to share that with some folks who understand what kind of start to the day that is.

Thanks and big hugs, y'all

Views: 129

Comment by curlysarah on May 9, 2014 at 1:59pm

Oh Emily.....I can totally relate to this. Especially the waking up in the morning thing. Here's hoping your day got better. I'm with you in spirit today.


Comment by Marie B on May 9, 2014 at 2:04pm

wow em, that's quite a drop in 2 hours. Makes my rotten day of waking up with a 248 and taking until 2:30 to get in range a walk in the park. hugs!

Comment by Emily Coles on May 9, 2014 at 2:17pm

Thanks guys :)  Y'all are the best!

Comment by shoshana27 on May 9, 2014 at 2:19pm

Wow Emily glad you're ok now.....but do you know why you were high?
I guess it's a mystery .
BE well

Comment by Joe Lenegan on May 9, 2014 at 2:21pm

Maybe it was a bad strip? I always recheck when I get an out of whack number like that. Hope you feel better

Comment by Marie B on May 9, 2014 at 2:24pm

good point Joe, I do too, and usually on a different meter, but I'm not always making the best decisions when I first wake up.

Comment by YogaO on May 9, 2014 at 7:36pm

Wowser! Unfortunately, I have BT & DT! So, in the spirit of Bennet -- LYMI!

I agree with Joe, I try (emphasis on "try") to check and re-check when I get an out of whack number like that, especially if I am not feeling it.

Those super low numbers sometimes cause me to "lose" a whole day, due to feeling shaky and a bit disoriented, even after I get back in range.

Comment by Lilli on May 10, 2014 at 11:37am
Hugs Em!!!
Comment by Nyadach on May 10, 2014 at 11:44am

Hate days like that...oh the same in reverse. Best excuse I've so far heard is "seasonal shift" though.

Comment by swisschocolate on May 11, 2014 at 3:11am

Dear Diabetes Gremlin, please let Emily alone!!
Hugs, Emily!!


You need to be a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes to add comments!

Join Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes



From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

DHF Joins Diabetes Advocacy Alliance

Diabetes Hands Foundation is incredibly honored to join the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance, an organization with the drive and potential to affect a powerful, positive impact on diabetes and healthcare policy. Diabetes Advocacy Alliance is a 20-member coalition of leading professional Read on! →

Helmsley Charitable Trust Renews Support for DHF

HELMSLEY CHARITABLE TRUST GRANTS SUPPORT TO DIABETES HANDS FOUNDATION FOR FOURTH YEAR  Funding in 2015 to support major transitions in programs and leadership at Diabetes Hands Foundation BERKELEY, CA: February 18, 2015 – The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team


Melissa Lee
(Interim Executive Director, Editor, has type 1)

Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, has LADA)

Emily Coles (Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Director of Operations and Development, has type 2)

Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)


Lead Administrator

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)


Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

DanP (has Type 1)

Gary (has type 2)

David (has type 2)


LIKE us on Facebook

Spread the word


This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.

© 2015   A community of people touched by diabetes, run by the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

Badges  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Service