So, I’ve been out of control lately…again.
I don’t have an appointment with an endocrinologist until September, after I move. I figure that gives me time to fix my bad habits…again. You all know how it is… I hope.
It’s embarrassing to have to admit that I’m not taking care of myself, no matter how many times I’ve done it.
I’ve got access to support (this website and my boyfriend, mainly) so I really don’t have any excuses.
Lots of little things have been a wake-up call over the past few months. Today I started blacking out after my work-out because of high bloodsugar. I know not to work out with ketones, but because I wasn’t checking my sugars or for ketones I didn’t consider working out was a bad idea.
That incident is what brought me back to this website.
But the question I have for everyone was inspired by a woman I met at an Apple Store in Tampa. She was a recently diagnosed type II… i immediately figured her view on diabetes was not going to reflect mine because of the type difference… and we were talking about high bloodsugars.
She exclaimed "oh, I know. I get so worried. Like last night I was at 182!!! I don’t know how I let myself get that high!!"
All I could think was… wow. I vividly remember a camping trip when I was 9 and I was coasting all weekend in the 500s.
I haven’t been doing that bad in a while (as far as I know), but I still don’t freak out at 180. I know you should never panic at any number… but when does a BIG red flag go up for you?
I personally would say from 250-300+
should I be more worried than I am at numbers around 180?