Tag Archives: hypoglycemia

Down for the Count

11 Sep

Holy really low blood sugar batman! Tonight I was the lowest I’ve ever been – 27! Oh, for heavens sake, I’m not bragging. If anything I’m about to be sick. Do you remember those “your brain on drugs” commercials! Well, my head is a pan of deep fried, congealed bacon fat right now.

This was my second low of the day, perhaps even my third. I’ve become a bit used to it all. The good news is that this is an indication that I’ve been trying harder to reel in my sugar, as it usually floats around in the highs.

The other good news is my dreamy boyfriend made me the best pb & j I have ever had, and in the middle of the night.

Don’t even bother, girls. He’s as mine as the hairs on my head.

Two hours later, and I’m starting to feel a bit better. I have been experiencing acute, rapid onset nausea when low these days too. Do any of you folks have that problem?

Well, time to check the sugar again. Adios for now, ‘manitos.

The Dawn Phenomenon

12 Aug

Today, I was invited by @MomWithDiabetes to post my story on The Diabetic You. So I did. Battling highs and lows all night, 5:00 in the morning seemed a good a time as any.

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As a militantly proud vegetarian of two years, I got a summer cold right before my senior year in high school. I thought it was due to malnourishment, so desperate to feel better, I gave up my cherished diet and scarfed up meat. And cheese. And everything else I could get my hands on.

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