Today I felt that I was prepared for the conditions, my main concern as always was my diabetes. I started my tour of the golf course by foot around 10:30 this morning, again I felt great my blood sugar was at 94 and I was hydrated. After an hour of walking I was already dehydrated, my mouth was dry and I felt like garbage. Somehow I would have to suck it up, I had two hours more of work ahead of me. At lunch I drank as much water as I could, it helped for another hour. The last hour of my walk would be very interesting. I had moments where I felt like I was going to be sick, I had moments where I would be rocking out to the music I was listening too. The heat makes me act very odd, during all of this however my blood sugar was in a very respectable range.
When I finished I rushed to find water and immediately headed to the conditioned office to cool down. It was the worse thing I could do for my blood sugar, I took two units of insulin before I saw my blood sugar rising like crazy. I was up to 300 an hour after I finished my walk. I need to remember to take more insulin after working so hard, I committed a very dumb mistake that has caused blood sugars of above 200 for a couple hours.
Diabetes and the heat is a very interesting battle, I will spend the rest of my evening trying to get hydrated and resting for my timed mile run tomorrow night. The stats from my walk at work-
1,474 calories burned
1,241ft of climbing