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Re: [IP] Re: Orange Slices & Heelings for a high



Oh yea, good ol Farleys...gee, know it well...lol
thanks for the info!  Cynthia
--- jhughey <email @ redacted> wrote:
> > From: Cynthia VanDenBerge <email @ redacted>
> > Subject: Re: [IP] Bolusing a little extra for
> meals
> >
> > What orange slices do you use?  The ones with
> sugar on
> > them? <snip>  Cynthia
> 
> Yes, them's them! I have seen some individually
> wrapped, but I would still
> keep them in a zipper snack bag. I don't know the
> carb count on those but
> the ones I buy (Farleys) have the info on the bag.
> 
> Jan (~_^)
> 
> 
> > ------------------------------
> > Subject: Re: [IP] How To Describe a High
> >     A cardiologist friend of ours once told us
> that when Melissa is high,
> we
> > should picture Karo syrup in her veins, in lieu of
> blood...and that thick,
> > very slow moving fluid was representative of the
> lethargic, irritable,
> > sluggish, demeanor we were seeing in her....made
> it much more "real" to us
> &
> > made it easier to comprehend why she wasn't
> "raring to go" when "weighed
> > down" by the "syrup". Also correlated with her own
> observation that her
> blood
> > "appears" different too: thinner & watery when
> very low, & thicker, darker
> > when high..... Renee (Melissa's pump mom)
> 
> I haven't posted my *recipe* in some time since when
> I did, seems lots of
> people poo-pooed the idea. But, a CDE who is a DMer
> showed our group
> examples of 4 levels of BG by using ketchup. A 100
> BG is equal to a 1/2c
> ketchup & 1/3 c water; 200 = 1/2 c ketchup & 1/4 c
> water; 300 = 1/2 c
> ketchup & 2 TBs water; 400 = 1/2c ketchup. When I do
> programs on DM, I have
> zipper-type bags with these labeled (double bagged)
> to demonstrate to
> people. It's a real eye-opener. When I first saw
> this, I said no wonder I
> feel so awful with that thick blood going through -
> I'm sure there is more
> to it than that.
> 
> I think how we feel can vary as much as our
> different symptoms for lows.
> Lately I've had a few highs over 600 and my heart
> pounds, forearms and
> wrists hurt terribly bad, thirst, labored breathing,
> sleepy, and confusion.
> Some of you will also remember that when I was a kid
> (no home BGs) and often
> had fruity-smelling breath, Mom would tell me to get
> dressed, I'd feel
> better. Clothes never once raised nor lowered my BG.
> YMMV (~_^)
> 
> @
> \(/ Jan (62 y/o, T-1 11/5/50, pmpg 8/23/83) & Bluda
> Sue (MM507C 3/99)
> http://maxpages.com/bludasue AND
> http://www.picturetrail.com/dmBASHpics
> (including an album of the EVOLUTION OF INSULIN
> PUMPS)
> 
> After studying the body you got to come to the
> conclusion all of this was
> designed by a superb engineer with super
> intelligence. ~ Dr. Bender
> .
>
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