Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes

Confused

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Confused…The past two days I felt I was experiencing a low blood sugar level but my readings do not support my symptoms.

Yesterday, we were on the way to eat lunch with my in-laws and started getting nervous and feeling dizziness, so I checked my blood sugar level and it was 113 (after eating a few bites of a nutty protein bar just to get me to lunch about 10 minutes earlier). 

Singing the Blues

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Today was a cloudy, raining day…just one of those days that you wish you could stay in bed all day.   Work for me has been stressful lately.   A new employee was hired months ago to help me with my audits and unfortunately she has been out for the last 2 ½ weeks due to illness.   Where we have to battle diabetes her battle is with Sickle Cell Anemia.  The good news is that she is back at home resting and hopes to be back next week.   I get frustrated because there is so much to do and we are far behind.   It has been very stressful for me lately….I think one big issue is that I feel burned out.   I have gotten very little help over the past 2 years and have not been fairly compensated.   There used to be 11 people doing my job with fewer cases.    As the saying goes…Take it one day at a time.  Luckily my blood sugar readings have been good even with all the stress. 

Check-up

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I must start off by saying my heart goes out to family and friends of all those impacted by the Colorado cinema tragedy.

As I mentioned in my previous blog I have been struggling with no energy.  I had a quarterly check-up with my PCP last Friday and I was telling him what had been going on (nothing…because I just want to sleep) all my blood work was good even my A1c was good.   Then he looked at my blood pressure reading the nurse took…102/62. 

Happy July 4th

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I hope everyone had a wonderful July 4th Holiday.  We had about 20 people over…well mainly extended family.   We had a great time although we had to take the party inside with the passing storms.

No Service

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It’s been nuts since I last blogged.   Lost internet, cable and phone service for about a week.  It was horrible.    I think we have all been there but I did learn few helpful things to remember for future reference.   If your provider is to send a tech out always ask for an invoice/job number.   The first day they send an “outdoor” tech because after conducting tests on the phone they thought it was an outside issue.   Nope…while he was here the tech called Dispatch to get an “indoor” tech because he thought the modem that they sent to us via overnight the previous day was bad. 

Graduation

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Whew…I can finally take a rest.    It’s was a full impact week for me.   We had my niece’s graduation party Wednesday night.   It was a great evening…weather was great and I even saw a couple of people I knew back in high school.   I got a framed piece of canvas for all guests to sign and give her words of wisdom as she leaves the nest….it was fun reading them…some were funny while some were serious.

Count Down

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Busy week as the Planning Committee is making the final preparations for this weekend’s conference and awareness walk. For those attending the conference please find me to introduce yourself. For those unable to attend please sign-up to be a virtual walker. You can even join Paula Deen’s team…something to brag about to your friends. Every penny counts in continuing the services offered by DiabetesSisters.  

I hope all mothers (even those with a four-legged child) had a WONDERFUL Mother’s Day.