OKay, so my Hemoglobin A1c wasn’t exactly what i was hoping for, but I have been sick, and have this awful habit of forgetting to bolus for meals‚ not on purpose, i just simply forget..so the big news
my A1c is 7.7! (grrrrrrrr)
i actually thought it would have been much higher‚ but yep‚ 7.7……ahhhh thats upsetting. i just get so disappointed. Ugh, so on another note:
On March 22, 2007, I went on the Medtronic Minimed Continuous Glucose Monitor!
I was trained for about 2 hours on it, and truthfully, it wasn’t as bad as i thought it would be! The inserter isn’t that much of a big deal‚ just deciding to press the white button took a lot of committment haha. Seriously, i was scared, since well, i never ever put my site for my pump in my stomach, and decided to put this site there, becuase it’s really not “infusing‚” anything, so it shouldn’t bother me that much. I know its there, but it doesn’t hurt, so thats pretty cool. So at about 4 something, i put the actual site in, and had to wait 2 hours for it to be calibibrated, and i was actually low, (69) and the sensor said i was 70! So at around 6:25, it beeped, and i was like, oooh that was a much different beep than the usual, it’s been 2 hours, you better test‚ beep. So i told Jackie and my mom and so we entered my BG and then went to dinner.
The sensor is cool, and i think i’m really going to like it! It’s going to help me figure out how i can get better control with my diabetes. And I’m looking forward to getting my a1c down much lower‚ so hopefully this will help. Well I didn’t get much sleep last night, becuase it was beeping, and I had to put my pump on vibrate rather than beep beucase i never hear the beeping at night‚ but the vibrate setting keeps waking me up. but it was a good thing becase I tested my blood sugar at 3:15 and 6:08 this morning, and corrected at 6 for a high blood sugar, and was still high in the morning, but that was because i under-bolused and slept in. So yeah, the sensor is going to take some getting used to, and just inserting it will take a while for the next couple weeks, but i think i will definatley end up loving this sensor and loving how much it can help my diabetes. I really like it so far, its small, lightweight, and i can shower and go swimming with it on, so that is pretty cool. I’ll keep updating about the Sensor and how it is and what it’s like to wear it. BUt going on it was a good experieince and i’m glad I have notes to look back on! hehe.
Have a great weekend everybody!