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Old 12-28-2017, 15:25   #1
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I usually wake up on my own no need for an alarm clock, I'm a very early riser. I come downstairs and start a pot of coffee; the dog follows me wherever I go and I give Zuri (our dog) his breakfast. In the meantime, I test my FBG and blood pressure; by that time the coffee pot is calling me. I then take Zuri out for his walk; although it was a short and quick one this morning; being only 5 degrees outside.

Afterwards, another cup/mug of coffee; maybe breakfast and I ready for whatever the day may throw at me.

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Wake up - if I'm lucky I would have gotten a 7.5 hours of uninterrupted sleep, go down stairs and test myself - depending on what I test, I'll give the appropriate amount of insulin and usually fast till lunch time.

If in the morning my BGS are low, I'll have a small breakfast.

After testing and injection (assuming I'm not low) I grab a shower, get dressed and then drive to work. It was -4 Farenheit this morning with a even colder wind chill.

I don't like the winter ....

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I'm almost always up by 6:30 because the dog is up. I don't mind so much because it gives me a chance to tamp down my Dawn Phenomenon if I slept through the night (if I don't sleep through the night I'll have a piece of cheese or something early in the morning; that makes a real difference in my FBG).

Get the dog out the door, get the coffee going, poke myslf, get the dog back inside, feed the dog, and wake up my wife so she can get ready for work. Then I check my email and some Web sites I always look at (this one, twitter, local paper). I try to eat within about an hour of waking up; kind of a challenge for me because I don't like eating a full meal as soon as I wake up. From there it depends on what I need to do that day.

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Scripture reading, Prayer and now BG testing. Than comes a cup of Green Tea with Coconut Oil and Heavy Cream. My hours are non-regular as I may sleep long or short or even stay up all night and sleep all day. My biological clock is international as I live in all time zones simultaneously. I may stay up for a couple of days and then sleep one day. Depends on what I have to do or what I feel like doing.


Breakfast may or may not follow depending on how satiated I may feel.


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Let's see ... I'm up at 6:00 am, check my sugar levels and blood pressure and in my garage, ready for my 30 minute cardio workout, then I'm in the shower. I watch the news as I get dressed, then I'm in the kitchen doing a devotional while having a cup of coffee with my breakfast. I'm out the door by 8 am, and start work at 9 am.

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It was a bad morning, I woke up and got out of bed and got a sliver on my foot as I stepped on the hardwood floor. I felt it right away and got my spouse to pull it out with tweezers. I don't know who had the worse morning, me or my spouse as she was the one - half asleep that had to pull the sliver out.
One good thing - at least I felt it going in so I could take care of it right away.

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The only thing on my mind is coffee!

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