We’re home and things are going ok. Of course his first night home his blood sugar went a bit higher than I had hoped (277). I gave the proper amount of insulin and checked an hour later and it was a bit higher than before. He also said he had a headache so of course I was a nervous wreck. I ended up staying in his bed until 2:00 am when it was time for me to check his blood sugar again… Thank goodness it was down to 130 at that point. I decided rather than getting in the habit of being in a constant panic, I went back to my room for the rest of the night where E was already sleeping. In the morning it was still only 133. Thank God!!
He had breakfast with his insulin and then a snack later and just had lunch. Before his lunch, his blood sugar was 160-something. Not bad. I know there will be times where it’s too high and too low, but I really really hope that we have a chance to get used to all of this before that happens. We’re doing our best.
I tried to post a couple of times from my phone, but just can’t get it to work. This was from the hospital…
Tuesday, July 21
C’s handling this so well it’s amazing. He gets his blood sugar test stuff ready and then I do the actual finger poke and he uses the meter to check the blood. Tonight he took another step and wanted to get his insulin shot ready! He did it all but the actual shot. Kids adapt so quickly!!
now, here’s his photos…beginning to end of our stay. note how you can SEE the improvement!
Friday morning, just admitted to the E.R.