Alone with a Low Blood Sugar

Alone with a Low Blood Sugar

I sit at my desk shaking and sweating, sure signs I’m going low. I don’t have to open my desk drawer to look at my cgms, but I do just to see how low go. I push the button and stare down, but no thought follows my action. 80 mg/dL, double down arrows on my CGM, which means in reality I’m probably around 60-something since I know the CGM is slightly behind my real-time blood sugar.
I’m worried now.

You Can Do This Project Guest Post for Mental Health Month

You Can Do This Project Guest Post for Mental Health Month

Even though May is ending, I hope the discussions that took place for Mental Health Month don’t stop as well. I had a chance to do a post for the You Can Do This Project, a non-profit grassroots video movement, created by and for people with diabetes, that...
Diabetes Blog Week: Mantras and More

Diabetes Blog Week: Mantras and More

I’ve been looking forward to Thursday’s topic – Mantras and More – all week long. I started thinking about what’s my #1, when-all-else-fails tool. When I am in panic mode, what do I use in crisis? I really didn’t have to think that...
Diabetes Blog Week: What Brings Me Down

Diabetes Blog Week: What Brings Me Down

Wednesday’s topic was What Brings me down and how to cope. While I’m late to the party, I didn’t want to skip it entirely. May is mental health month and judging by all the posts for this topic, it’s not lost on anyone that our emotional health...

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