Thank you David. Now i remember her talking about her daughter. I think she even posted here once when her mom was in the hospital. Gabby was very kind to me when my mom was first diagnosed with lung cancer. I really appreciated her kindness and will not forget her. Her family members are in my thoughts.View Thread
I've done plenty of reading on mental problems. Unfortunately, i struggle with a few of my own--PTSD, depression, anxiety and OCD. I don't think mental health issues are an excuse to lie. You like to quote Spiderman, I think, so i will quote one of my favorite characters, Merlin. "When a man lies, he murders some part of the world".View Thread
I would ask the dr. about squeezing the diaper. Maybe using a cloth diaper, since it wouldn't have all the absorbent stuff, would work better. The only other thing i can think of is having the dr. put a catheter in which i think would be too scary and traumatic for her.View Thread
It happened again today. My fbs was 101 but by the time i got to work, around 20 minutes after i woke up, it was 43. I had all the signs this time, pounding heart, sweating, dizzy, blurry vision, and hours later i still don't feel well. I will get some glucose tablets this weekend.View Thread
I don't have a id bracelet and probably should. I've been having some severe lows lately. Yesterday i was fine when i left work but my bg dropped during the short walk home. I was confused and had a hard time unlocking my door. My bg was only 45. It's strange that this happened since i ate a normal lunch and candy in work.View Thread
I have nightmares every night. Most of them are about things that happened in my childhood, or have to do with my parent's dying, so at least they are real events. I do have one odd one at least once a month though. I am shopping with a friend and her son in a large store. We are having fun at first but then someone announces that we are about to be bombed. Everyone panics and we can't find my friend's son. The dream usually ends like that old movie ,"The Day After", with fire, and people melting.
I had a good weekend. I had lunch with a friend on Saturday and went to a flea market with another friend on Sunday. It was very good to get out of the house. Saturday was the anniversary of my mom's death so i'm glad i had something fun to do. I have no big plans for this week. It's a bit cooler and i hope it stays this way since we have no ac in work.View Thread
The problem with Metformin is that it works very well for insulin resistance but can make you feel rotten. I took it when i was first diagnosed and stopped after 2 years because i just couldn't tolerate the GI issues. I know some people stop having problems after a few weeks but i never did. I tried a bunch of other orals and had other side effects, like edema and sob, and finally recently went back on the Metformin. I'm feeling all of those GI problems again but my A1cs have been much better. I don't think any of the oral drugs are great. Unfortunately, for some type 2s insulin alone isn't enough. Hopefully, if you continue to take it you will be one of those that get over the GI problems.View Thread