I wrote this post on my personal Facebook Page almost 2 years ago. 2 years ago Carter was a newly Diagnosed Type 1 Diabetic and we were just beginning to live again after a month of Hell following his Diagnosis in the March of 2016! For many reasons, I never published this post here on…Read more Stepping out from the Dark..
They say it can't be done. They say: Diabetes is a progressive illness, complications are inevitable, post meals spikes are normal, carbs are essential and it's ok to hit double figures each day, as long as you carb count and chase the blood sugars with Insulin: Their way: a good HbA1C is 6/7! 5 is…Read more They say it can’t be done…
I gave Carter less insulin for breakfast today anticipating his gym tricking class and then a full day at the parkour/ trampoline gym. I well underestimated it as you can see from his Dexcom profile. He went high! So, just over an hour before we left, I gave him 1/2u of Novarapid which would normally…Read more Carters Freedom..
When the first thing you have to do in a morning isn’t kiss and cuddle your sleepy child and sing songs.. It’s stab them, make them bleed and check their blood sugars. Then the blood sugars aren’t where they’re supposed to be because they’re growing and strong.. So, you have to stab them again with…Read more Just one day…
Today was G’s birthday.. Yes he had birthday cake and yes it was chocolate.. Boston Cream Poke Cake from Carolyn’s Page: All Day I Dream About Food.. LC GF and YUMMY! I’ve made it before (this time last year lol). The slices we had tonight were huge compared to the size I will cut it…Read more Birthday Steak & Poke Cake
On Friday morning the boys took me to work. Carter was having a small DP and required an additional correction in the car so he would be ready for his breakfast bolus when he got home. Carter opened his kit to draw up his insulin and OH NO ... there were no syringes in it!…Read more Novo Nordisk Echo Pens
Carter had his phone taken off him today at school.. for typing ‘happy birthday’ at the end of his message in our school group chat.. Carter: ‘I’m 5.2 should I take 1/2u Novarapid with lunch?’ Greg’s reply ‘you should be ok but if you’re above 5.8 and not having PE, you could if you feel…Read more Stress v’s Blood Glucose Levels