When & Where: A recent night out spent with good friends at a crowded bar with great pizza and excellent Chianti.
I test, I bolus, and indulge in pizza, the likes of which will shake my taste buds to their very core- not to mention my blood sugars. The two slices I devour are thicker than I’m comfortable with, but it’s a special occasion and I’m going to enjoy every aspect of it.
An hour goes by and the pizza’s long gone. I excuse myself, grab my bag, and go to the bathroom. I wash my hands carefully - like a Dr. prepping for surgery - removing any remnants of the pizza’s DNA. I take out a new lance ( a rarity in itself ) and test - 230. Not terrible. Not great, but according to my pump, no correction bolus needed. I can live with 230 for now - but can my friends?
I slink back into the dining room and take my seat at the table filled with friends - all type 3’s. I smile and join in the simultaneous conver...
I get Migraine Headackes alot, and then I fall and start shaking. My nuoroloigst did a EEG and it came back all right. Do you have any Idea? Alyssa.
What type of Migraines do you have? "Migraine" alone isn't a complete diagnosis as it doesn't specify what type of Migraines you have. You can read about various forms of Migraine in the articles on our index page for Types of Migraines and Headaches .
It's impossible to diagnose via the internet, but we'll share a few thoughts that you can discuss with your doctor...
One EEG doesn't necessarily rule out seizure disorders, so additional testing may be in order.
There is a form of Migraine that can cause weakness or even one-sided paralysis, hemiplegic Migraine. You can find an article on hemiplegic Migraine on the page linked above.
You say you get Migraines "a lot." Anyone with three or more Migraines or headaches a month, we need to be talking with our doctors...
In keeping with my promise to make some kind of small effort everyday (as discussed in my last sharepost), I decided to make things interesting by mixing things up all week. On Monday, I pulled out the old Zumba "Cardio Party" DVD, which is a forty-five minute Latin dance-inspired sweat-a-thon. It was a blast, just as I remembered. When I was finished I did a small round of pushups, planks, and arm exercises. On Tuesday, I was sore but not so sore that I felt like I couldn't do anything. My friend Sarah called to ask me if I wanted to do some P90X with her. We had done a cardio DVD last year and it was pretty cool, so I accepted and she arrived in her workout gear. To my dismay, however, she suggested that we go running first-at two in the afternoon, in ninety-five degree weather. I was terrified because as most of you know by now, I'm not a fan of running, and if I do make the attempt it's usually late in the evening when the harsh sun has started to go down. On top of that, Sarah's ...
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