Please forgive the layout issues in today's post, Blogger is being really bitchy - It ate half of my post the first 3 times I tried to upload & it refuses to properly format~
Day 5 of #DiabetesBlogWeek is all about Diabetes Life Hacks - We all have them and we all use them - Here are a few of mine - ENJOY and CHEERS!
|I like to keep juice boxes in or on my night table for a middle of the night low blood sugars.|
I don't like middle of the night low blood sugars, at all - But I digress.
Anyway, over the years I've learned that for those 2 or 3 juice box nights,
it's most efficient & mentally less taxing for me to use the first juice box straw
for the second and if needed, third juicebox.
1 straw for 'multiple juice boxes lows' saves me a heck of lot of time.
Dealing with each individual straw's wrapping is difficult enough when my blood sugar is normal, but it's damn near impossible for me to unwrap one of those suckers when I'm dealingwith a 3 a.m. blood sugar of 49!
Speaking of juice, if I'm home and I a get low blood sugar before bed, I've pre-determined that that:
|4 ounces of juice comes up to the middle of |
little tiny butler dudein this cute coffee cup.
And if I'm feeling fancy.....
This little aperitif glass hold 3 ounces of juice.
2 glasses = 6 ounces juice
3 glasses = 9 ounces of juice.
This stemware knowledge helps me from over treating a low!
A few more Diabetes Life Hacks:
Have you ever forgotten your travel Sharps container?
Speaking of containers, I love me some Diabetes container cuteness!
Speaking of cute, I keep a spare infusion set and battery in all my handbags (including cute ones,) just in case!
And finally, a tasty Diabetes Life Hack: