(I apologize for the formatting issues on today’s post — for some reason it is having a mind of its own and will not save my changes!)
Sometimes I can have identical days – as far as my schedule, what I eat, etc. But my sugars can vary drastically from one day to the next. The other day I had a particularly stressful afternoon at work.
For demonstration purposes, this is what a stressful afternoon can look like for a T1 (this is after eating a normal/healthy breakfast and lunch, and also taking correction boluses):
Still climbing ….
Finally got down into the 150’s that evening. Next day, ate the exact same thing for breakfast. Less stress, and here’s the result –
One thing that always rings true about diabetes .. there is no “rule book” .. you have to sort of live by the seat of your pants and make “game day” decisions as you go. What am I going to eat? How many carbs are in that food? How much insulin do I have on board? Is it Tuesday? (because it can sometimes seem THAT random lol)