Sunday, January 1, 2012
The hardest part about being diabetic is finding the time to be diabetic. There are times when going to check your blood sugar isn't your first priority as much as it should be. Sometimes you just want to sit around and have some snacks like everyone else and not have to worry about what your sugar levels are. I find taking my blood sugar probably the most annoying part about diabetes.
Having an insulin pump, it is pretty easy to administer my medication without difficulty. I can remain sitting with the group and give insulin, but when it comes down to checking my blood sugar, my meter is often tucked away in my purse somewhere, unlike my pump that is tucked away in my bra or back pocket.
When it comes down to it, there is nothing else that can be done. I have to face the fact that I am going to have to leave the odd time to check my blood sugar. Most of the time I am with people that are used to seeing my pull out my meter to check and usually they are the ones that are reminding me to do it.
One thing I'd like to do in the New Year is to check my sugar a little more to keep on top of things. I know that no one else in the room is checking their blood sugar, but that's the job that I have to take on!
Happy New Year!