I just had to blog and get this off my chest.Since I have been working in a motel as a Housekeeper my diabetes has been in poor control lately.Yesterday I had my breakfast as normal and did a temp basal of -50 at 830am.Normally this works for me but this time I went high to about 15.7mmol.So I did a correction at 1030 of what my pump sugested and as it turns out I crashed to 3.1 at lunch.I reduced my bolus at lunch and did a temp basal of -40 and I was 15.7 at supper.Oh BROTHER!!!! I know I need to look at my numbers and basals.I think I have lost some weight so that can be part of the problem for my lows.I see my Educator on Thursday and my work shouldn't be busy.Hopefully I can get some control back.This really distresses me
and I know I should be a little more relaxed as it doesn't help matters.Any words of inspiration would be helpful.

Views: 54

Comment by fairypink8 on October 31, 2011 at 8:21am
I am also working on getting better control and I just have to take it a day at a time and try to do the best I can.
Don't let it get you down.

Lori

Comment

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

Advertisement



REsources

From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

DHF receives $200,000 grant from Novo Nordisk

Grant given to support programs aimed at bringing together people touched by diabetes for positive change BERKELEY, CA: December 4, 2014 – Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF) has received a grant of US$200,000 from Novo Nordisk to support programs aimed at Read on! →

Guest Post: World Diabetes Day 2014 on Twitter… sifting through the data

At Symplur we track hashtags, keywords, user accounts, and pretty much anything else on Twitter that has to do with healthcare. We collect the data and then build countless ways to slice it up so that we’re able to better Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

DHF TEAM

Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, Editor, 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
(Development Manager, has type 2)

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

DHF VOLUNTEERS


Lead Administrator

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)


Administrators

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

Loading…

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.

© 2014   A community of people touched by diabetes, run by the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

Badges  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Service