It's one thing to have a high blood sugar.
It's another thing to have a high blood sugar - for an extended period of time.
One thing is for sure, a human body is not made to tolerate sugars over 120.
Anything over that would be considered "high".
After reading other Type One Diabetic's input on what they consider "high", I have come to this conclusion.
Our Type One Trio is in a "sticky wicket".
After reading on American Diabetes Association's site, I learned that one lady was terrified by any number over 180.
On average, 180 is a beautiful number to shoot for.
It has occurred to me that having three Type One's can destroy the fervency for targeting good blood sugars.
For instance: When one T1T member is hitting 450, all attention is trained on bringing those damagingly-high numbers down. At the same time, another T1T member is 250, but due to the difficult details involved in bringing down the 450 - the 250 seems much more minute. Along with such a situation, it takes a lot out of the entire family, when one T1T member's blood sugar is haywire.
"Highs" distort the way a Type One feels, thinks, and acts.
This past month has been damaging . . . both for my upcoming A1C, and for my future health.
That's the reality of Type One - of my life.
As of the past week, I hit 520 last Sunday and 500 yesterday.
I woke up to 380 this morning, and 400's throughout the day. Although I am not always this high, the re-occurrence of these hyper-highs are a bit of a nuisance.
Such numbers do not construct a "good report" for my Endo, or my future.
Whether it is the stress of school, beautiful fall colds, or just good ole Type One giving me a run through; I've got to get these numbers under control.
Hyper-Highs are not cool, something needs to give.
Something's got to give.