Thursday, August 2, 2012

Diabetes Anniversary #2

730 days with diabetes
3016 shots given, more or less
about 131,400 carbs counted
maybe 3172 pricks to the finger
countless nighttime checks
occasional tears
endless math

We have this terrible tradition of eating junk food on the anniversaries. The day he was diagnosed, we had been headed to our favorite pizza joint. Pizza is one of the hardest foods for diabetics to handle, but it had been such a difficult and long day that the doctor said to just go. Since then, we do--sometimes pizza, and today, those massive hot pretzels at the mall that are a couple hundred carbs each. More or less.

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