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Feeling “Weird”

One of the joys of Type 1 Diabetes is the constant question you ask yourself – “Am I low?”  Like, always.  Anytime I have the slightest odd feeling, I have to wonder if I’m low or heading that direction quickly.

Take yesterday for example: I ran in the morning and then, despite my best efforts, had a big post-run spike to 260 around 10 AM.  I went ahead and corrected, despite having plenty of insulin on board, and just before lunch I tested at 186.  I ate lunch and as I was pulling out of the parking lot of Qdoba (mmmm… queso) I felt “weird”.  Got back to the office about 15-20 minutes after starting to eat and tested – 86.   For me, that’s pretty low and considering my correction, I was probably heading down hence the weird feeling.

I was diagnosed back in 2002, so not that long ago, but I can’t remember if I ever felt “weird” at times before then.  Is this exclusive to Type 1 Diabetics?  Probably not, but I wonder…

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