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  1. 8 points
    FunDad62

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    101 and still no Novolog since Sunday. @Hammer - I did not know that. Four years ago when I ate low carb and walked EVERY day I lost 40 pounds. I was not on Novolog at that time, only Lantus once a day and I decreased it from 100 units to 12 for a year and a half until I gained weight back and stopped walking every day.
  2. 8 points
    FunDad62

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    112 I have not taken ANY Novolog since Sunday. Been eating very low carb and getting good readings and not needing it. You can't imagine how happy I am about that. Oh wait....I'm talking to a bunch of fellow diabetics, so I guess y'all can imagine. Lol. I despise taking insulin.
  3. 7 points
    Diana_CT

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    124 I am sitting out on the deck this morning sipping my coffee and smelling the wild roses in my backyard.
  4. 7 points
    ran23

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    97 today. yah!
  5. 7 points
    TX_Clint

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    86 today
  6. 7 points
    Diana_CT

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    142 Today would have been my father's 108 birthday, I never forgot his birthday... D-Day... Dad's Day Lake Sabago ME 1939
  7. 7 points
    TX_Clint

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    104 today and brother is improving.
  8. 7 points
    steel

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    hi friends, i've been away again. fbg runs between 5.2 and 6.0. Got my a1c today-- 5.0 :) i am not sure why it isn't higher, considering since the beta blocker...my fbg tends to always be between 100-108 rather than 90 and 100. post prandial numbers take longer (an extra hour) to return to 5.6 and below. that's been really annoying. if i hit a 7 (very rarely 1 hr pp)...it will stay stuck for four hours before dropping. but seems like the average a1c wasn't too bad. all in all blood sugar ranges between 95 to 120 (max after meals). i honestly can't do any better than this. i have been so incredibly disciplined (self praise..i know...we t2ds are usually sort of blamed for the disease and assumed to be indisciplined and unmotivated...particularly those of us that are fat like myself). i am annoyed my numbers have gone up after the beta blocker, but i can't deny it has improved my quality of life tremendously now that my heart isn't racing for no reason even at rest. like today i have palpitations (100 ish..rather than 130-140) and it's so much more bearable. i can walk around more. i can do stuff. i am still not fully recovered or normal yet. fatigue is a hugee obstacle. but as my IST (inappropriate sinus tachycardia) stabilizes, i will have more energy. i was honestly thinking my a1c would be in the high 5s (which is a great number to be sure). but this is good..very good. another reason why i say this is because being a fat woman, we aren't taken seriously anyway. doctors assume i don't care for myself, that i would slack off with diabetes care. and these A1Cs actually keep me safe in the fatphobic medical environment. they, at least, keep doctors taking me a bit more seriously rather than giving up on my care. thank you all for reading, for your support and encouragement. like i don't know any diabetics irl that i can meet up with. it can be lonely as heck as a younger (30) t2d. but i always have a home here with you guys. thank you for everything.
  9. 7 points
    meyery2k

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    The past several days have been either 89 or 94. Today, at 89, was no exception. 1,609 kilometers of cycling this month which equates to 1,000 statue miles.
  10. 7 points
    Hammer

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    Another 84 (4.66) today.
  11. 7 points
    meyery2k

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    85 today. Got off work early yesterday and went to visit Pickles. The store has a nice crop of avocados growing.
  12. 7 points
    Diana_CT

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    116 I'm heading up to the Cape this morning right after a conference call with Yale School of Nursing, I've been asked to be on an advisory committee for a new clinic (not on Diabetes) they are starting up.
  13. 7 points
    Hammer

    My daughter's new twin babies....

    My daughter just sent me these three pictures of her new twins. She has a favorite photographer that she uses from time to time, since he has a studio with all types of backgrounds. My daughter has a basic studio set up in her basement, but she only uses it for the occasional portrait shots.
  14. 6 points
    Hammer

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    An 84 (4.67) today. My dad would have been 90 this year. It's easy to remember his birthday....December 24th, Christmas Eve.☺️
  15. 6 points
    meyery2k

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    84 this morning.
  16. 6 points
    TX_Clint

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    79 today
  17. 6 points
    meyery2k

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    89 this morning.
  18. 6 points
    TX_Clint

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    108 today
  19. 6 points
    meyery2k

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    90 today.
  20. 6 points
    adiantum

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    Going by that photo of Kokpelli, its all up hill from now on What a great shirt. Your all ready for Summers adventures.
  21. 6 points
    meyery2k

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    Kokopelli is ready for more adventures! While wearing this cool new jersey...
  22. 6 points
    IrinaHarr

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    122 today.
  23. 6 points
    Hammer

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    Another 84 (4.67) today.
  24. 6 points
    meyery2k

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    95 again.
  25. 6 points
    TX_Clint

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    73 today


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