After past blogs about alcohol and sex in relation to teens and diabetes, we now come to the next element that teens face: drugs.
As far as your healthcare team is concerned, there is absolutely no room for illicit drugs in your lifestyle. You already use drugs for medicinal purposes; why ask for more complications? Illicit (otherwise known as recreational) drugs may include inhaled, oral, or intravenously injected preparations. No matter the mode of drug entry, all drugs are dangerous and will wreck havoc on your health and diabetes control . Please be aware that commonly prescribed drugs for teens also may be abused and taken as directed by your physician. I am realistic and aware of the availability of non-medicinal drugs. I am also aware of the social and peer pressure that teens face on a daily basis. JUST SAY NO is a statement more easily advertised than actually verbalized. Although I am more flexible in certain areas of your life experience, illicit drug use is NOT one o...
For the first time, I'm really noticing the effect of stress on my blood sugar control. This has been Sienna's first week of daycare, and we're both adjusting to the new situation. From what I've been told, it's perfectly normal for babies to have a difficult time when they first start daycare. Plus, Sienna is at the prime age for separation anxiety, so she gets very upset as soon as she realizes I'm gone. Although Sienna is perfectly fine and well cared for, she's not able to fully understand that mommy will return. It's going to take awhile for her to be familiar with her caregivers and the new surroundings. In the meantime, she's upset and so am I. It's so heartbreaking to leave while she's crying and know that I'm the one that can easily calm her fears. The bond between mom and child is so intense. Even though I'm not consciously thinking about her every minute, on some level my mind and body are tense while we're separated. When I pick her up in the evening, and hold...
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