A blood sugar of 222 at 430am was just what I wanted, I knew that I could have a small bowl of cereal take a unit of insulin and enjoy my run with no blood sugar concerns. Getting a little off track for a second but why can't I set a temp basal time on my pump? I mean I should be able to go to sleep at 10pm and set my pump to go in to a temp basal at 330am so I can run at 5am with no concerns, makes sense to me. Anyway once I started my run I had that this is going to go well feeling, running the first two miles at a sub 8 minute pace was very satisfying. My slowest mile would be my fifth mile which I ran in 8:45. I did pop a couple of glucose tablets at mile four, this was more to get something in my mouth than the need for sugar. Once I arrived at work I ran to my glucose meter, I was excited and a little nervous to see what my blood was at, when I saw 133 my confidence was sky high. I took five units of insulin, had my post run protein meal and was ready for work.
All day I was nervous about what my blood sugar was, when I use my dexcom I can just peak at that and I'm good to go. I will probably check my dexcom close to one hundred times a day, I'm not sure what people mean when they say we are a culture that depends on technology and our gadgets. I feel like one of those middle school kids with a cell phone for the first time, I'm addicted to my dexcom. I don't believe it is a bad addiction however, I want the best blood sugars that I can have and the dexcom gives me all the info I need. It is a strong relationship, we are even planning a romantic weekend in the near future (I'm brining the dexcom to the half marathon with me!!! I think we are ready to take that next step in our relationship) Clearly I'm getting a little crazy!!!