Category Archives: Hypoglycemia Unawareness

Reasons for Not Blogging

It seems like most bloggers do this kind of post at least once a year… “I haven’t posted here in a while…” “Here’s why this blog has been so quiet.” My turn. The strange thing is that I’m always thinking … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning (diabetes style)

Day 3: Yesterday we kept stuff in, so today let’s clear stuff out.  What is in your diabetic closet that needs to be cleaned out?  This can be an actual physical belonging, or it can be something you’re mentally or … Continue reading

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There’s No “I” in Team: Finding the “We” in Diabetes Management

Since the initial learning curve, I have been the foremost expert on my own diabetes. I’m very comfortable looking at the data from my diabetes devices, noticing patterns (with or without a download!), making changes to my basal rates, insulin:carb … Continue reading

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Lesson learned?

Spoiler: the answer to this post’s title is “no.” Last night I was running low for no good reason. I was fine before dinner but about 20 minutes after dinner my CGM started alarming that I was under 80. I’ve … Continue reading

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Perfect vs. Good #DBlogWeek

I have to be shorter today than yesterday… Not getting to this post until after 5:30 p.m. and the Bear will be home from yoga class any minute. Today’s prompt [disclosure – I don’t think I really stuck to it … Continue reading

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Resolutions

It’s time for some diabetes resolutions: 1. Test more – I am trying to test before I bolus or treat a hypo. I’m sure lots of people already do that but I have been relying way too much on my … Continue reading

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It’s All About Me

I had an appointment with my Nutritionist/CDE this morning. I haven’t had an appointment with a CDE for several years – honestly, anything beyond the basics for my own care has taken a backseat to managing the Bear’s diabetes. I … Continue reading

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