I had my real breakfast around 9am with my brother in law and father in law before my brother in law headed back to college for the semester. A veggie egg white omelet, wheat toast and home fries would take 3.7 units to cover. As I drove home after breakfast I thought to myself I have nothing to do on mornings that I don’t go to the gym now that my brother in law is heading back to school. I thought I may go back to school with him but I think I'll be ok. I will spend the extra time with another close friend, my bike.
As noon approached I got the sudden urge to start cleaning the kitchen. Getting an urge to clean is odd but also a sign that I'm low. I often don’t realize that I’m cleaning due to my low. Anyone is welcome to come over and eat off of our kitchen floor because it may be cleaner then the day it was put down. Once I realized I was low I grabbed a cup of apple juice and ate my lunch backwards. I began with a fiber one bar followed by a Greek yogurt and then had my usual turkey and cheese on fiber one bread. I gave myself 2.7 units and went on with my day.
At 5pm I began to prepare my dinner. I decided to have a piece of salmon along with brown rice and some mixed vegetables, a very filling dinner that usually calls for more insulin. Tonight I decided to give myself 3 units. Starting at 630 I would be running with the basketball team seeing that I had not worked out yet. Everything ran very well until 810 when I arrived home. I stopped in the garage to throw out my water bottle. My bike was against the wall and I said to myself the bike should go in the trash as well. I began mentally badgering myself. What follows is exactly what went thru my head, why do I even ride a bike. It doesn’t do anything, I’m never going to win anything, I’m almost 30 and ride a bike all over. I can’t go on vacation because I NEED to ride my bike. Why don’t I just get rid of it and act my age, sit on my butt, drink beer and watch sports I'd accomplish the same doing that. That was the final straw I quickly got upstairs and tested to see that I was 72. This is the first time in a long time that this has happened. Around September my lows were becoming very depressing. The thoughts were like what you just read about but ranged from school, work, to my life in general. I would take any other symptom when I’m low. I hate how I feel when I get like this and it's mentally stressful. I have been taking medicine to stop the depression that accompanies lows. Tonight was the first time in about a month that it has happened. I will continue to keep an eye on it and let my doctor know when it happens so we can finally put an end to the bad lows. I had a glass of apple juice and some peanut butter toast to raise my sugar. I will probably test again before bed but now it's time to watch some football and drink some water. I’m not ready for football and beer.
Average Blood Sugar-122
Units of Insulin-36.90