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Thursday, July 8, 2010

So I think I'm in love...

Because I am a hormonally-charged, pregnant woman; I am allowed to change my mind at the drop of a hat, do a total 180, and proclaim my undying love for this beautiful machine.

Wanna see why?


These readings are from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm tonight, and includes her post-dinner numbers. Pretty, no?

Since we calibrated this marvelous collection of microchips and other things I don't understand, we've seen a pretty straight line; numbers from 112 with a spike only up to 260 (post bed time snack, after she fell asleep).

I love that I now know that our idea of giving her her rapid acting insulin 30 minutes before dinner stops the 7:00 pm spike.

I love that when I checked her pre-dinner number on her regular meter, there was only a 2 point difference from the CGM (the most we've seen so far is a 40 point difference and the Dexcom was the lower value).

I love that when she slept until 8:15 this morning, I could leave her knowing full well her BG was okay.


I love that I got more than 4 hours sleep last night, waking only once at 3:30 to look at the CGM, the do a quick check to make sure it was telling me the truth (it was).

I feel as giddy as a school girl with my first crush.

Of course, if it does anything to tick me off, I reserve the right to dump it's ass quicker than you can say hot flash.

16 comments:

  1. So glad it's going well! Quicker than you can say hot flash...you make me laugh!

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  2. That's funny! Glad your in "love".
    We are a little to far off in numbers, but the trend seems to be right on. At least I know where he's going.

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  3. I cannot live without Dex for my two year old. I say it is like watching the movie of his BG instead of just pictures. How much do you love the arrow!!

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  4. How happy am I that you might get a little sleep before this baby is born?????

    Seriously, I'm over the moon happy!!!

    Hooray! I hope it doesn't break your heart. I'll have to come kick its butt if it lets you down!

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  5. yes I hope it does not let you down as well . I love seeing people happy and yes there are alot of people love that little arrow yeah !!!

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  6. Oh that made me laugh at the end. Glad you are having good numbers and trends!

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  7. Glad to hear it's going so well. These are the stories that make me want to get a CGM for my daughter.

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  8. Yeah for Dexie and the midnight runners!

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  9. I knew you would fall in LOVE! Glad Dexie has found a place in your heart.

    Yay for sleep!

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  10. how exciting!! any thing.... any little thing.. that makes this just a little bit easier is worth falling for!

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  11. I'm with Meri - I am OVER THE MOON! So happy that you are happy!

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  12. Oh yes! I so feel your love! We are in love, too! Dexie rocks!

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  13. Yay! That extra sleep is priceless. So glad it's all working out for you guys! And HA on the hot flash comment!

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  14. We're working with our insurance right now to see if we can wrangle 2 of these puppies for our girls. So happy to hear that once the adjustment period was over that everything is working the way it should. Sweet dreams to you Mama!

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