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Wednesday, January 2, 2013

One of those lows

It was one of those lows

One of those lows where I feel it even before my sensor catches it. That doesn't happen very often these days.

devilOne of those lows where I was really glad Pete told me to stay in bed while he got something to treat it. Because I knew if I went to the kitchen, I'd eat anything and everything I could get my hands on.

One of those lows that makes me feel paranoid. And saps my self esteem. And makes me sure that every single one of you reading this post hates me.

One of those lows that makes me squeeze my eyes shut, flop my head onto Pete’s shoulder, and cry..

It was one of those lows.  Oh how I really really hate those lows.

** Usually my lows aren’t a big deal, and even when they are "one of those lows" I often forget how crappy it felt once I’m back in range.  I wrote this post the other night, while waiting for one of those lows to come up, so I could capture exactly how it felt.

16 comments:

  1. Pete's a keeper - even if he snores. Hugs friend.

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  2. I hate those lows - And I hate that you had one of those lows!!!
    But I am so glad that you had Pete there for you!
    Thanks for sharing - Xoxo

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  3. You captured it SO well! I hate those lows. But at least be reassured that no one here hates you!

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  4. Suckage. Glad you're still around to write about it :-)

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  5. Ugh, I'm sorry. You really captured how our minds can play games with us (sapping self esteem, etc.).

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  6. Nope, they're not any fun at all.
    Hugs!

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  7. I don't think the word "hate" is in our vocabulary. Sorry about the low... pretty cool to get your thoughts about it real-time.

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  8. I know the lows, then you loose 1/2 day stabilizing. I hate wasting 4 hours due to a hiccup. I have an Astrid to help at those times.

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  9. Beautifully written. This expresses your fatigue and downhearted emotions.

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  10. it's funny how many different kinds of lows there are, isn't it? and most people you know can't understand what you're talking about......those lows where you feel like someone hit the pause button on your brain & your thoughts can't move are the ones that really annoy me, it's so frustrating knowing how to speak but not being able to do it properly because the words aren't there when you need them!

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  11. Karen! No one hates you!! Oh, but we sure do know what you are talking about...(((HUGS)))) I'm so glad Pete was there to help you, give him a ((Hug)) from me, as well!

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  12. Sorry to hear that...we'll have to help each other this year cause I've got to get back on track!!!! I've been all over the place this year...

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  13. oh karen, we know how you feel when those nasty lows hit. but believe me, we don't hate you! sending out hugs to you and to pete for being there for you. hoping you're feeling better now.

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  14. The good news is that I sincerely doubt ANY one of us hates you because I think we've ALL been there before. There's no kind way to put it: type 1 diabetes sucks and so does the lousy form of treatment for this stupid disease. Still, its great Pete was there for you because everyone deserves that kind of caring!

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  15. thanks for capturing those feelings and sharing them as it gives me a bit of insight as to how my kid might feel during some of her lows.

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