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What in the hell was I thinking when I decided to go eat at a pizza buffet today? I started my meal off with 10 units of insulin and then dove into the pizza like a shark in a feeding frenzie. I finally came up for air after I was totally stuffed. It felt really good to do this since I haven't in such a long time and then the guilt set in about I shouldn't have done this. Then the 2 hour after meal bg check; I am already in the mid 200's. I then give myself another 5 units to try and bring it down. Check again still in the 200's and give myself another three units and crank up my basal rate to 200%. Still running in the 200's later and gave myself another 2.5 units and finally after 7 hours I am now back in the normal range.

I wonder what makes me do crazy things like this?

Is it the taste of the food or is it I am self destructive?

I have a really hard time eating like I should after pulling a stunt like this.

Maybe tomorrow will be better.

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Comment by jrtpup on January 9, 2012 at 9:28pm

A bump in the road, albeit a large one. As has been said before, tomorrow is another day. Don't beat yourself up, just move on. Bet it was good though :)

Comment by Bob on January 9, 2012 at 11:57pm

Well, I think there are some underlying issues that you may not want or be ready to admit to. How is this different from someone or cuts/slashes their wrists for attention. Start respecting your body as the gift that it is and these behaviours will be a distant memory. By the way, I too ride unicycle but don't have one that that is extended like yours. That is very cool! Just my thoughts.

Comment by Gerri on January 10, 2012 at 1:56am

All you can do learn is learn from this episode so not to repeat it. If things like this are pretty frequent, worth asking yourself why.

Comment by Unknown Diabetic on January 10, 2012 at 5:19am

This happens more frequent than I want to admit. It seems every year after the holidays I go through this. I don't do this for the attention because I mostly eat alone.

For the last couple of weeks I have been waking up with my BG's in the 200 to 300 range. I keep telling myself I need to stop doing this but I keep doing this anyway. Starting off every morning doing correction bolus is getting old.

I think some of the problem is that I am still somewhat in the denial stage and angry. I few months ago when I would eat like this and I wouldn't test because I didn't want to know. If it's not on the meter it didn't really happen attitude.

Today is a new day and I am going to do better today.

Comment by muleman on January 10, 2012 at 7:01am

No mate. It makes you human.Welcome to the' Fallible' Club. You already worked it out! Respect to you!

Comment by Unknown Diabetic on January 10, 2012 at 7:50am

Thanks Muleman. First time I've ever been called human; usually I get called alot worse LOL.


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