Hello to all, it has been a very long time since I last wrote here. I have been a very busy mom of three, wife, and nursing student; along with still trying to balance my diabetes. I am very happy to say that since my last visit in August with my Endo I have further brought my A1c to 7.5% and managed to get my HDL and LDL all within normal limits. I have not lost a total of about/close to 30 lbs. now and still keeping my BP normal. I could not be happier and my Endo was sitting there praising me for all of my hard work; even though I got a little lax with monitoring my BG. Though we both agreed it was time for me to look into going on a CGM (Continuous Glucose Monitoring System) since there is still some issues going on with the changes not lasting long before we need to hike it and some other ones. Since my insurance company as of next month is FINALLY going to pay for diabetics to be placed on a CGM. I've started my 30 day testing process and all of the other paperwork. I am back to testing 7 times a day (or more if needed) for my insurance company. Along with getting other further documents/letters of need for placement (besides from my Endo). The weird part of my visit was when I went ahead to go get my flu shot. I did not remember it effecting my BG before till I talked with my husband and he confirmed that I do have a problem for a few days after with my BG being elevated (I weezeled out last year…oops). Has anyone else had this happen to them after they got their flu shot? I am kind of curious here, Because before I got my flu shot, my BG numbers were AWESOME and now the past couple of days it has been "UGLY". Otherwise, I could not be more proud of myself. I am seeing it…I am beginning to feel it…I am believing in myself that I CAN do this…I am finally starting to see all my hard work and efforts pay off and a doctor that is so supportive and positive; even when I have oops and a few issues within my diabetes. He keeps me grounded and making things more positive rather than being negative. Something I really need in my life right now and a lot of encouragement. I hope all is well with others and I hope to write in again soon.
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