Monday, April 4, 2011

please don't be a fluke!

Quick post because I am at work and reeeallly busy, but I HAVE TO BLOG ABOUT THIS (mostly for myself).

Yesterday, I talked about humalog vs. novolog. This morning, I had a breakfast that I eat pretty often...gave myself the normal amount of insulin and didn't really wait to eat. That was a couple hours ago and I am getting a teeny bit hungry for a small snack, so I decided to check my blood sugar just to see where it's at 2 hours after breakfast. Here's where I do my happy dance.

91! It has honestly been so long since I've seen a "good" number 2 hours after a meal. I've had so many spikes that I haven't been able to tame and usually my # 2 hours later is closer to 200...this has been going on for SO LONG that I cannot remember when I've had such an amazing number after eating. Yes, I am gushing, and yes it is kind of a weird thing to gush over. Again, it may be due to me being more active this last week, but I can't help but wonder if my body/blood sugar is reacting better to the different insulin.

Anyhoo. Having this happy moment is a nice change from the frustration of seeing a higher # than I'd like. It's a nice change from scowling at my glucose meter and muttering a "wtf" in my head. And I feel like I deserve a happy, "yay me" moment to negate all the terrible, unhappy moments I've been having lately. Time for a snack!


  1. Awesome! My vice as well, the 2 hr thingy that is! I am also at work, just can't help checking in, u take care.

  2. Thanks! I don't see your comments on your main blog I missing something? Was going to comment on one but didn't see where I could.

  3. That's great! I know the happiness you can get from a good number. Just some diabetes happines ;)

  4. yey for good numbers! since reducing my carbs i see them much more, but it's always a pleasure and a cause to smile when something brilliant appears after those 5 seconds :)

  5. Hey Valerie.
    Thanks for following my blog!

    I've been on novolog forever now and wonder if humalog would work better for me. Maybe I'll give it a try. I'm also thinking about apidra.

  6. Yay! I'm happy for you.

    I read your other blog from the end of March (I'm so behind of blog reading!)....the one about "woe is me because of diabetes."

    Don't let yourself go there. Take one day at a time and keep your chin up. God is going to use this to make your stronger!

    I'm sure you miss the freedom of life without D, but you gotta do what you gotta do. And you can do this. I think you're doing great and you're inspiration to parents like me. : )

  7. ALWAYS celebrate the good numbers! Take the small wins where you can I say. I've had good results with Humalog too, glad its working for you :)