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Forum: Diabetes 06-01-2017, 18:58
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By SugarFreeMe
<insert all of the curse words> - got a last...

<insert all of the curse words> - got a last minute appt with the Diabetes Educator and the Nurse - was excited to get some proper information on how to properly carb count etc. DE stated right away...
Forum: Diabetes Complications 05-27-2017, 12:22
Replies: 4
Views: 2,486
Posted By SugarFreeMe
Numbness in Hands

Since being put on daytime insulin (2 weeks) - I am waking up with numbness in both hands... with my right actually being quite painful throughout the day.

Thoughts?
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-26-2017, 11:27
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By SugarFreeMe
It's such a huge blow. I took a week off of work...

It's such a huge blow. I took a week off of work at diagnosis just to grieve... that said, it's a major life change, but we get onboard quickly, because we have to. :)

In my experience it takes...
Forum: Diabetes 05-24-2017, 13:02
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By SugarFreeMe
Great read, thanks! Looking for that Bernstein...

Great read, thanks! Looking for that Bernstein book she cites too :)
Forum: Diabetes 05-23-2017, 22:14
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By SugarFreeMe
Lol oh Canada! Land of the free health care,...

Lol oh Canada! Land of the free health care, eventually.

I'm waiting for the diabetes education clinic to set an appt for me. Until then, I'm on my own with a brief overview... just a standard...
Forum: Diabetes 05-11-2017, 19:13
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By SugarFreeMe
Ugh.... daytime insulin added to the mix now....

Ugh.... daytime insulin added to the mix now. Testing for Addisons and a load of other bits of awesomeness.

Not thrilled about more insulin being added in... but this guy seemed very...
Forum: Diabetes 05-11-2017, 03:28
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By SugarFreeMe
Got a cancellation appt tomorrow with the...

Got a cancellation appt tomorrow with the specialist!! Woohooo :)
Forum: Diabetes 05-07-2017, 01:19
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By SugarFreeMe
Lol whenever things are crazy I am known to say...

Lol whenever things are crazy I am known to say "I want to put my face into a chocolate cake" how funny eh? I'm careful not to of course, but it is definitely close to mind when I'm climbing the...
Forum: Diabetes 05-05-2017, 18:17
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By SugarFreeMe
Thanks Daytona, It's a good day today......

Thanks Daytona,

It's a good day today... woke up in the 14s... far sight better than 18-21

Day by day I guess. And yes, you're right, it's a progressive disease... lol I guess I just suck at...
Forum: Diabetes 05-03-2017, 12:46
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By SugarFreeMe
Thanks Daytona, I'll look for the book. You...

Thanks Daytona, I'll look for the book.

You make an interesting point, I hadn't realized the levemir was simply meant to keep me steady. I did figure that once I had some normal numbers I would...
Forum: Diabetes 05-03-2017, 12:32
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By SugarFreeMe
Hey div2live, I eat ketogenic, and rely on...

Hey div2live,

I eat ketogenic, and rely on avocado, butter, nuts and fatty meats for my fat content :) I was thinking about adding coconut oil back in as I had gotten tired of the taste last year...
Forum: Diabetes 05-01-2017, 13:35
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By SugarFreeMe
Back on the levemir... titrating up... 10 units...

Back on the levemir... titrating up... 10 units last night. I went to bed at 18.8 and woke to 18.8 - still terrible numbers, but better than the rises I have been getting through the night. Going to...
Forum: Diabetes 04-28-2017, 00:36
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By SugarFreeMe
Oh goodness... that looks disastrous! Thanks...

Oh goodness... that looks disastrous! Thanks VeeJay!
Forum: Diabetes 04-27-2017, 23:27
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By SugarFreeMe
I never liked how levemir made me feel and it...

I never liked how levemir made me feel and it never lasted more than 18 hours max for me. I dont think tresiba is here in Canada yet... something has to give tomorrow at my appointment. I need to get...
Forum: Diabetes 04-27-2017, 15:24
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By SugarFreeMe
Thanks Salim... definitely not in a state of...

Thanks Salim... definitely not in a state of poverty thankfully... that said though, the week before Easter I was not eating much at all. I wonder how long I was being deplenished for to get me to...
Forum: Diabetes 04-27-2017, 14:54
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By SugarFreeMe
Thanks VeeJay... I know insulin is the temporary...

Thanks VeeJay... I know insulin is the temporary solution for now... I've been on it previously but managed to get off with diet and exercise. I was not a fan of how it made me feel at all and I'm...
Forum: Diabetes 04-26-2017, 19:10
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By SugarFreeMe
Recovering From Acidosis- Help

Type 2 - Was on 2000 met and 75 invokana

Three years on the invokana without any issues. Diet is mostly ketogenic... occasionally fall off the wagon during times of stress, i can usually get...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-18-2016, 00:10
Replies: 7,024
Views: 625,478
Posted By SugarFreeMe
sorry for your loss Kathryn... heartbreaking to...

sorry for your loss Kathryn... heartbreaking to let them go.

5.9 this morning... long, stressful days ahead with work. hoping it doesn't impact me too poorly.
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-16-2016, 13:35
Replies: 7,024
Views: 625,478
Posted By SugarFreeMe
7.4 ... yep I can relate. Still better than being...

7.4 ... yep I can relate. Still better than being on the insulin... for me at least. And I suppose my hormones are completely out of whack. Something definitely amiss in that department. I'm on day...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-15-2016, 12:50
Replies: 7,024
Views: 625,478
Posted By SugarFreeMe
6.4... Enjoying a long weekend here today as we...

6.4... Enjoying a long weekend here today as we celebrate heritage/family day. Had breakfast, played hide and go seek, read in their books and now all on iPads for some time. Bitter cold outside...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-13-2016, 18:33
Replies: 7,024
Views: 625,478
Posted By SugarFreeMe
6.4 this morning... Just finished making pretty...

6.4 this morning... Just finished making pretty Valentine's Day cookies with my girls to drop off to our neighbours. Five dozen made and I didn't even think about sneaking a bite... Feels so good...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-12-2016, 21:14
Replies: 7,024
Views: 625,478
Posted By SugarFreeMe
Yikes! No doubt. I tried Victoza too before the...

Yikes! No doubt. I tried Victoza too before the invokana... Did not care for that at all. Funny how differently we all react to the same things, food, meds, exercise. I find it quite interesting!
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-12-2016, 17:51
Replies: 7,024
Views: 625,478
Posted By SugarFreeMe
6.9 today - up twice last night with the little...

6.9 today - up twice last night with the little one again. Que sera.
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-11-2016, 22:10
Replies: 7,024
Views: 625,478
Posted By SugarFreeMe
I've taken invokana for over a year now... No...

I've taken invokana for over a year now... No complications ... No complaints on my part. Ymmv of course.
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-11-2016, 22:04
Replies: 21
Views: 8,614
Posted By SugarFreeMe
Ugh... Been sick all week... The kids too. Stayed...

Ugh... Been sick all week... The kids too. Stayed the course, lchf, but missed some meals of course due to barfing... There were a few readings in between meals where I hit high 8s and a 9. Seem to...
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