Monday, March 19, 2012
I'm Type 1 Diabetic, on insulin to keep me alive. I ate fruit for breakfast today and took a little insulin b/c fruit is sweet. But, decided to lie back down and take a nap and never got up! My husband came home b/c he could not reach me on the phone. He had to give me a glucagon shot which essentially is a shot of glucose. So much for a sweet tooth challenge when I have to get a shot of glucose just to bring me 'round! This was 4:30 whenhe came home and rescued me.
Now I feel totally wrung out and wiped out! Insulin shock is just that.... Your body goes into shock. So, when I do come around I am sweaty, but freezing and my muscles are all stiff from me tightening them up and frankly, I stink. I sweat so much and it isn't even a natural smelling sweat. It just stinks. I haven't gathered the energy to take a shower yet.
But, do you know what I did? Once I ate a little something and got my wits about me and gathered up some energy, I did my 1 mile walk with Leslie Samsone! Am I addicted to exercise or what? I still want to get some more exercise in, but don't know what I will get to today.... I'm supposed to do my 100 push-up training workout today and don't know if I have that kind of strength or not. I suppose I'll try.
I know other diabetics will get mad at this, but I've been diabetic since age 3. I'll be 47 in June. I'm sick of it. I don't like checking my sugar all the time. I don't like low blood sugars stealing an entire day away from me. I don't like high blood sugars stealing bodily functions, like eyesight, away from me. I'm sick and tired of being a diabetic. Do you hear me? I am sick-and-tired-of-being-a-diab
etic!! Am I having a pity party right now? You betcha!