Today's Wego Health topic is to write a haiku about your "condition".
I really thought I might not have any poetic prose inspiration for this. However, when I looked at Sweetpea's Dexcom CGM last night, inspiration struck.
I took a peek at Dexie before going to bed... And THIS is what I saw...
LOOK at THAT!
That, my friends, is a victory!! No spikes over 200 in a 24 hour period!
It has taken 2 years. 2 years and this is the first time EVER I have seen a cgm reading look that good.
To some, this may not look good. But to us... this is GOOD.
I'll take it! I was so in love, I had to go snap a pic!!
And seeing that screen got my creative, haiku writing juices flowing...
Here you go...
Type 1 Diabetes: A Haiku
It's as good as a working
Almost.... About as close as we will get for a 5 year old!
Of course, the joy was short lived.
Sweets was 75 at breakfast this morning. She wanted Cheerios. I thought it was a good day to try it again - on the low side with a pre bolus.
The good news is that she came in at 84 two and a half hours later. The bad news is the spike. It went up to 300 and right back down. Looked like one of Wendy's shark teeth. Then things got even more ugly this afternoon!
That is something that D has taught me. I have to enjoy those little moments. I have to celebrate them. They won't last forever - and sometimes it's hard work getting there... So D has taught me to ENJOY those moments, those small victories whenever possible!
Even if that means taking a picture of your child's cgm at midnight!!
Or writing a little haiku!