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Re: [IP] Does anyone ever get this perfectly?

Hi Katherine!

Sometimes I get it right for a while.  A piece of info that might be helpful
-- that peanut butter and many other high fat "kids foods" have extra carbs
(unless you buy the only peanuts kind).  That may be part of the problem!

Katherine Esposito wrote:

> Gee, just wondering. I do darn well, but as a single working mom of two
> school-age boys, who play violins (but thankfully haven't got me running
> around too much more than that), I find that the pressures of the days
> really can overwhelm my diabetes care. My blood sugars rise easily,
> every time I take one lick of the peanut butter knife after making
> lunches, after eating a single slice of their cut-up apple- I guess I
> should force myself to stop the dabbling, bolus, and eat the whole
> apple, right? I guess sometimes I don't WANT a whole apple.
> I also seem really sensitive to fats- I was on a low-carb diet and now
> the pump with Humalog is a whole different ballgame. Less protein, less
> fat, more carb. (At least I get to eat chocolate now.)
> I have had a lot of trouble with highs these last two days, and I
> haven't quite figured it all out, but signing on to this service always
> helps. At least I am not alone. Which brings me back to the original
> question: Does anyone ever get it right and perfect for any long period
> of time?
> Also, does anyone on this list live near Madison, Wisconsin?
> Kathy
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