Just got off the phone with the Doc, and yea, I feel like crying, but just seem not to. My last A1C was 10.6, today it is 8.1, better, but a long way to go still! My colestrol (sp?) is excellent 110, thyroid ok. So why have I gained 18 pounds in the last two months?! My daily food caloric intake was 1000 for the last two months (ok, I cheated 4 july, but instead of the 4 hot dogs, I had 1. Instead of the bag of chips, I ate a handful. Been going to the gym now for a month (4 times a week for an hour each). Each visit is a little better then the last (its tough getting in shape, just so you can get in shape). And to top it off my left leg has ballooned up to nearly twice its size, and my right leg a little. What gives? Yesterday my sugars all day were between 70 -85, all day! I think I was in better health when my BG was in the 300-400 range. And to top it off my whole right waistline is black & blue from insulin sticks, and now my left has started. Only spot left are the legs and they are getting big on their own without help from insulin. Well I'm off to the gym to abuse myself some more.
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