1.13am – Heart thumping at what feels like 1,000,000 beats per minute

1.15am – 1.8mmol/l

1.15am – 10 jelly beans

1.20am – 1.8mmol/l

1.22am – 200ml pineapple juice

1.28am – 1.7mmol/l

1.28am – 10 jelly beans

1.28am – 1 pump’s basal rates reduced to -100% for 30 minutes

1.35am – 1.8mmol/l

1.39am – 1 piece of toast with 2 tablespoons of Nutella

1.45am – 1.8mmol/l

1.45am – 30 minutes under 2.0mmol/l

1.50am – 2 mandarins

1.55am – 1.9mmol/l

2.05am – 1.9mmol/l

2.05am – 5 jelly snakes

2.14am – 1.9mmol/l

2.15am – 60 minutes under 2.0mmol/l

2.15am – 200ml pineapple juice

2.29am – 2.0mmol/l

2.30am – 1 high 5 for hitting 2.0mmol/l

2.42am – 2.0mmol/l

2.55am – 2.0mmol/l

2.55am – 1 fridge raid resulting in 1 small tub peaches and 1 small tub yoghurt

3.13am – 1.8mmol/l

3.13am – awake dealing with this low for 120 minutes

3.13am – 5 very loud curse words beginning with f

3.15am – 20 jelly beans

3.22am – 2.3mmol/l

3.34am – 2.9mmol/l

3.48am – 3.2mmol/l

3.48am – first time in 2 hours and 33 minutes I’ve been above 3mmol/l

3.59am – 3.8mmol/l

3.59am – 1 deep sigh of relief

4.08am – start counting sheep. 1….2….3….4….

4.35am – 1 person with diabetes, wide awake, unable to sleep

Sometimes, it actually is all about numbers….

 

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