Friday, August 24, 2012

Two Things

Two things.

In case you were wondering after yesterday's post, acetaminophen won.  My sensor bit the dust after a good run, and I decided to delay putting in a new sensor and take acetaminophen instead.

I'm a bit addicted to my CGM.  Ok, a lot addicted.  I wear a sensor 24/7.  As soon as a sensor dies, I put a new one in.  I can count the number of CGM breaks I've taken in the last two years on one hand.

Sometimes I have to remind myself that I lived with diabetes for 17 years without a CGM.  And I did ok.  I have to listen to my body and trust my instincts.

Now, I'm off to the doctor to make sure I don't have strep.  Yay?

                                                                                                                                       

Completely unrelated, I've been updating my Diagnosed As Adults list.  When a local friend was diagnosed with T1, I was trying to find other people diagnosed with T1 or LADA as adults for her to connect with.  I got so many names, I decided to share them!

If you were diagnosed as an adult and blog or have Twitter, please comment or email me so I can add you to the list.  The more, the merrier!

Have a great weekend!



6 comments:

  1. At least with strep you can get an antibiotic to knock it out...that's good, right? :)

    When we had to do with Bean's CGM for a week while waiting for the Rx and shipping issue to be sorted out, I felt like I was going to die! It's amazing how valuable that little grey thing is!!

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  2. Jess, can you add me?
    Stephen @StephenSType1 http://www.happy-medium.net

    (Happy-Medium.net)

    Thanks!

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  3. My husband lived all his life, nearly 30 years without the sensor but now he doesnt go a day without his CGM, literally. Its needed now since he doesnt feel his lows. So your not the only one with an addiction!

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  4. Hi Jess, can you add me too?

    Pearlsa @adjoa http://pearlsa.com/blog/

    Thank you :-)

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