Hello, DOC! I’ve missed you! I know it’s been a while since you’ve heard from me. My excuses/reasons for not blogging are kind of lame – busy at work, need a break from focusing on the D, busy getting busy, holidays, etc., etc. I miss blogging, I just haven’t had the motivation to make it a priority right now. But, I have some down time at work and thought I’d post an update on life.
Update #1. Not pregnant. Still trying to get a baby up in there, but no luck so far. Not sweating it, yet, but I gotta say, it can be frustrating to do everything “right” and not get the results you want. Kind of like how our blood sugars can behave one way one day and another way the next, despite doing the same thing. I keep reminding myself that even with “perfectly timed” sex a healthy couple has a 20% chance of conceiving any given month. Hopefully it’ll happen soon!
Update #2. Holidays were not as hard with new robot parts. Last Christmas I was still on MDIs, CGM-less, and felt like crap. Between traveling 7+ hours to get to our hometown, eating dinner around 10pm on Christmas eve, and not having handy gadgets, I was nauseous most of the holiday last year. This year was much better with my CGM and pump. It was easier to make adjustments and I’m happy to say that I felt good and enjoyed myself!
Update #3. Endo-conundrum. I received a letter a few months ago that my beloved endo is reducing her hours and therefore will only be in the clinic on Thursdays. Commence Panic. How is this going to work? Especially when I’m pregnant and have many more appointments? After chatting with a few other patients of her’s I decided to see how it goes at my next appointment with the nurse practitioner before deciding if I wanted to change practices or stick with my current doc, despite her limited availability. I had heard that the NP isn’t the greatest and rubs many people the wrong way, but I liked her. So, for now, I’ve decided to stay with my current practice. Hopefully when I do get pregnant, I will still receive excellent care. If not, I’ll cross that bridge when I come to it.
Update #4. A1c!!! My A1c has dropped from 6.8 to 6.7. Woohoo! I’m happy I stayed under 7.0. My next goal is 6.5!
Update #5. I have an annoying as eff coworker. My cubicle neighbor has serious issues with his bodily functions. He’s constantly snorting, snarfling, neighing like a horse, talking to himself, etc. He drives me
slightly insane. There is going to be a day when I have the perfect storm of low blood sugar, PMS, and am having a shitty day where I go apeshit on him. Thank goodness for headphones, but damn, he bugs. Other than him, I love my job (Except for the whole keeping me away from the DOC thing).
Have a great week, everyone!