- I woke up in range, but needed a correction after coffee even though I had bolused for the coffee.
- I bolused for two slices of toast for breakfast and gave my insulin it’s usual 20 minute head start. Yet I spiked to 220 after eating and needed a correction. (Twenty minutes is what
worksusually works for me, but remember, YBMV. Your Bolus May Vary)
- Had I been smart, I would have ignored the correction recommendation for that 220 because I was off to the grocery store. I would have remembered that grocery shopping often makes me go low and I would have planned accordingly. Yesterday I was not smart.
- Forty minutes after returning from the grocery store my blood sugar was 39.
- Twenty minutes after my blood sugar was 39 I had a telephone interview for a web article about the DOC. Although I had inhaled just about everything in sight before the phone rang, my mind wasn’t completely back on track for the interview. I felt fuzzy and I’m quite certain I babbled like an idiot.
- A little over two hours later I was trying to bolus my way back down from a blood sugar of 268 and feeling like total crap. Because apparently inhaling everything in sight before my call was a bad idea. (Duh!!)
- I had put some yummy dinner fixings in the crock-pot so dinner would be a breeze. However, it wasn’t all that breezy because hours later I found a cold crock-pot. It seems you need to REMEMBER TO TURN THE THING ON if you actually want it to cook your dinner. Also, I do realize this isn’t really a Bad Diabetes Day story as much as it is a Bad Cook story. But I don’t have a cooking blog to whine on, so I’m whining here..
Is there a silver lining to my Bad Diabetes Day? I’m not sure there is . . . . except that today would have to go better. Right??