I’ve been sick for two days now.
I got an ear infection last Tuesday- so severe that I had an actual hole in my left ear drum. Not pretty and I still don’t know what caused it. I didn’t have any “trauma” to my ear, no water parks, no blood on my Q tips, etc.
So, the ear doc put me on Ciprocal (I think that’s how it’s spelled- I’m too tired to check). Everything seemed fine… until this past Wednesday, when I started sniffling and coming down with a fever. Now, it’s Friday, and my fever hasn’t broken yet, it’s gone down a few degrees and is now resting in the mid 99s, my body is aching aching aching and my eyes are burning.
I’ve been sleeping for pretty much 15 hours the past two days (I"ve even reluctantly called out of work)
My BG has been pretty high for the past two days too. In the mid 300s to low 200s. I’ve rarely seen it below 200 these past two days. I feel low because I’m dizzy, but I also feel high because I’m “foggy”. My heart is racing and I’m sweating, but I’m not hot. It’s really uncomfortable.
But, regardless of what I’ve eaten all day long (two salads and a bowl of cream of wheat meticulously measured out) my BG won’t come down. I’ve taken two correction boluses, two hours apart, and my BG is still in the 300s.
I know that I injected exactly how much I would regularly need for the cream of wheat. I was very precise when I made it and ate it.
I’m just so tired… I think I’m going to go back to bed now. I’ve been up for three hours and it’s really exhausting.
Is it possible that I’m allergic to Ciprocal? I told the doc that I’m allergic to Penicillin. Are they related at all?
Also, how is it that I came down with some sort of flu while I was on antibiotics? Isn’t that weird?