Saturday, March 31, 2012

Dinner's ready!

Sugar was 175, so I needed extra insulin before dinner.  I had some fruit a couple of hours ago, so it wasn't unexpected.

Ready for lunch?

Sugar is 114, so I need some insulin.

Not so good morning

Blood sugar is 144, and I feel lousy this morning.  I'll have to take both insulins before breakfast.

Thursday, March 29, 2012


172 before dinner, so I need extra insulin now.


Reading is 85, so no insulin before lunch!  Love it!

Good morning

Slept late again this morning.  It's weird.  I'm sleeping longer at night, but feel worse in the morning.

Blood sugar is 124, so it's both types of insulin this morning.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Too high again

159.  I know why.  I had some orange juice while Jimmy & I were shopping.  A little extra insulin is in order.

Too high!

Blood sugar is 160, so it's a little extra insulin before lunch.


The super was supposed to come in to finish working on the leak he started working on today.  He was supposed to be here at 11:30.  I called him at noon, and was told that he had to work on a problem in an apartment on the 5th floor and wouldn't get to us until tomorrow.  If we'd known that earlier, I could have gone with Jimmy to PT and we could have gone shopping before his other doctor's appointment at 3:30.  Now we have to wait until after the 3:30 appointment.  Crap!

Interesting Book

I'm reading a very weird book.

It's called, "Titanic 2012 - Curse of RMS Titanic," written by Robert W. Walker.

The premise is that the Titanic was deliberately sunk by her crew to save humanity from a strange life form that had been unearthed when coal miners were digging for coal to stoke the ship's engines.

The book shifts between 1912 and 2012.

It's a very cool read.

Good reading this morning

Blood sugar was 98 before breakfast, so no fast acting insulin, just the long acting stuff.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Insulin again

124, so it's insulin before dinner.

No insulin with before lunch!

A reading of 94 means I get to eat lunch without any insulin.  Yay!

Over slept

Didn't get up until 9 o'clock.  That's almost 2 hours later than usual.  Blood sugar was 123, so I took both types of insulin this morning.

I feel like crap.  If the super wasn't coming to work on a leak in the spare bedroom, I'd consider going back to bed.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Dinner time

Blood sugar is 110, so it's time for some insulin.

Shouldn't have had that bagel!

Blood sugar is 178, so I actually need a little extra insulin before lunch.  It's the first time in a while that I've needed extra.


134 this morning, so please pass the insulin.

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Dinner time!

Sugar was 134, so I took some insulin before I ate.

Lunch reading

97 before lunch, so no fast acting insulin.  I'm liking these readings.

The new TV is here!!

Out with the old

In with the new

Way cool!!

Good morning

Blood sugar is 127 this morning, so I'll be taking both types of insulin before breakfast.

The new TV is coming some time between 11 am and 3 pm.  I'm really excited.  Gonna spend part of the morning disconnecting the old set from the cable and surround sound system, and moving some stuff around so they'll have room to work, and get the old set out the door.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Need some insulin tonight

108 before dinner, so it's back to the fast acting insulin.

Time for lunch

Blood sugar was 98, so again, no fast acting insulin.  Went to Chili's for lunch.  Had a 6 oz sirloin steak.  OMG, it was so good.

Low again

78 before breakfast, so no fast acting insulin this morning.  I'm only taking the long acting stuff.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Decision time

Blood sugar was 88 before dinner.  I had a low sugar crash this afternoon, so I've decided to stop using insulin before meals if my blood sugar reading is under 100.  I'm going to try it for a couple of days and see what happens to my numbers.

We bought a new TV for the living room.  It'll be delivered Saturday, and more importantly, they will be taking the old set away.  It weighs over 400 pounds, so I wish them luck.


Blood sugar was 90 before lunch.  Very nice.

Good new, bad news

Good news, my blood sugar is 115.  Bad news, the TV in the living room died.  Oh well.

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Friday, March 16, 2012


Blood sugar before dinner was 108!!  YAY!!!

Love this!

Hope this works.

Not good

Blood sugar was 140 before breakfast, and 180 before lunch!!  I can't get to see the endocrinologist until April 3rd, so I may have to see if I can get in to see my PCP.  Double crap!

Thursday, March 15, 2012

That's more like it

Blood sugar was 116 before dinner.  That's much more like it.  I think I may have figured out what was different when I had the high readings.  I haven't been drinking as much water the past couple of days.  I've had a lot today.  We'll see what my reading is in the morning.


Blood sugar is 123 before lunch.  Better, but there is still room for improvement.

UGH! Again!

133 before dinner last night, and 158 before breakfast this morning.  I'm really beginning to wonder if the good readings were accurate.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

It's getting higher

151 before lunch.  Crap!!  Took a couple of extra units of insulin.  I was doing so well.....

This morning's reading

Blood sugar is 136 this morning.  Better than 145, but not 116.  I wonder if I'm coming down with something.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Still not right

My blood sugar before dinner was 134.  This is really annoying.  I guess I'll see what the reading is in the morning before I get really ticked off.

A little better

My blood sugar before lunch was 126.  That's better than this morning, but not as good as I'd like.  I'll have to keep an eye on it, and see if I can get it down more.

UGH! This is so frustrating!

After being 118 before lunch and 113 before dinner yesterday, my blood is back up to 145 this morning!

What am I doing wrong?

Maybe I'll try drinking Glucerna shakes as snacks a couple of hours after meals, and see if that makes a difference.

I took two extra units of Novolog this morning too.

Hopefully that will help, like it did yesterday.

Monday, March 12, 2012

That's much better

I just checked my blood sugar before lunch and it's down to 118.

That's much more like it.

I guess the extra insulin I took before breakfast worked.

That's a relief.


Last night and this morning my blood sugar was in the 140's.

This is a lot higher than it has been for the past week.

I gave myself a little extra insulin before breakfast.

Hopefully that will help.

I'll let you know when I take my reading before lunch.

Sunday, March 11, 2012

So much to report, so little time

These past few weeks have been a bit of an adventure.  January 29th saw my husband Jimmy having knee replacement surgery.  February 11th through the 16th saw me in the hospital fighting a urinary tract infection and a diabetic episode (my blood sugar was over 600!).

I will at some point, write a detailed blog about what happened, but for now, I will just say that thanks to insulin, my blood sugar is under control (112 this morning).

That is something I never want to go through again.