yes, being sick or stressed does raise your numbers. So can eating too much. Surprisingly, for some in particular, skipping a meal or not eating ENOUGH can do the same thing. And it works both ways with the numbers too: having them high can make you feel sick! Tricky little disease, y'know?
If you are "over" the illness, you may want to try raising the amount of carbs you're eating just for a day or two, then going back to your regimen. Shake things up a bit, experiment a bit, and test like crazy to see what's happening. Your body will let you know pretty quickly what is going on.
I was recently told--again--that I wasn't losing weight because I wasn't eating enough. My blood sugars are going nuts, rising to levels that are now causing some real concerns with my eyes and already-damaged kidneys... I just had an eye exam, and have to go back in a few, to re-exam a specific area of my retina that is showing some swelling... yikes.
My endo sent me back to the diabetic educator and my renal nutrition specialist, to revamp my eating program. Maybe that's what you need too. I know when I looked back with them at what I've been eating over the last several months, I realized I'd been gradually dropping below the 1400 calorie minimum I'd been given--and not getting enough of the right kind of proteins either. The specialists relaxed some of the parameters, to see if that would make it easier for me to get back on track.
It's vital that you (and I!) get these little glitches under control. Taking more meds isn't the best answer, though for some it's the only one. The thing is, you already tried that... You have some other tools too that I don't recall you mentioning: drinking water, exercise, stress relieving activities, adequate sleep... give your native intelligence and your body itself a chance to see what they can do!
... and so can I! LOL
"The real secret of success is enthusiasm..." Walter P. Chrysler said it, I believe it. That's what I want in my life--to give my imagination a chance, to live with energy and enthusiasm!
Ralph Waldo Emerson said 'Life belongs to the energetic.' But you don't have to be frenetic and hyper--some energy is quiet and steady, like a heartbeat... and that works too! LOL
Life comes in specific increments, which we receive as a gift of one moment at a time. That's why it's called t
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