Friday, July 26, 2013

Buzz, Buzz, Buzz, Buzzing


My eyes snap open out of a deep sleep.  My Dexcom is buzz, buzz, buzz, buzzing away.  It rattles in the glass coaster on my nightstand, which thankfully makes it louder.

I know the instant my eyes open that I'm low.  A quick finger stick confirms this.




A juice box and granola bar later, I'm on the way up.  But I double check before going back to sleep.




Today, I am especially thankful for my cgm.  Who knows if I would have woken up otherwise?




I hate lows during the night.


5 comments:

  1. Me too. And there's something so unfair about having a sliver of fear about sleep.

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  2. Whole heartedly agree. I had a scary experience recently - had a seizure in my sleep when my husband was out of town. Now we're both anxious about me sleeping alone. The "what ifs" are absolutely horrible.

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  3. thankful for them, too...and their loud alerts!
    there are times I know beyond a shadow of a doubt I wouldn't have known about some of Bean's middle of the night lows without them!

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  4. Father took care of your middle-of-the-night lows numerous times as a teenager. That was even before yoyr pump. I'm very grateful for your cgm - but even more grateful that He holds you in the palm of His hand...

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  5. So very thankful for everything your mom said... and also the HypoRepeat alarm :D

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