We all have our good qualities and our not so good qualities.
Some of us are really good at somethings and others well, they just have no clue.
and that is OK!!
Around here, I'm not so good with the bills and the "math" part of living, sometime #'s just don't add up in my head. And we all know that spelling and grammar is not my strong suit. But boy, can I clean...not very often mind you... BUT when I clean boy, I do an amazing job!! and muti tasking I ROCK at muti tasking!! If I do say so myself.
I'm pretty good at doing night time checks, I don't mind (most nights) waking up at 2:00amish to check blood sugar. My husband on the other hand would sleep through a night of BEEEP BEEEP BEEEEEEEEP in his ear. So that is one of my jobs.
and in return my husband does the one thing that I'm not the greatest at... morning time. That is right, I am not a morning person!! I hate getting up early, I always feel soooo sick, and I have a fog about me...I just can't think right in the morning. So my husband does breakfast with the kids every morning.
However Sunday morning was a little different, I woke up early...feeling good! aaaaaand I did breakfast with the kids. You know ladies we need to switch it up once and a while!! lol
I gave Cara's Levemir checking twice just to make sure I had the right amount, I measured the cereal, I counted the carbs, I subtracted what Cara did not eat, I multiplied her carbs by her insulin ratio, then I added .5 units and injected....HOLD UP. WAIT A MINUTE. I MULTIPLIED!!
That's not right? I multiplied when I was suppose to divided the carbs by the insulin ratio. Somehow in my non-mathematical morning fog brain I did not notice the huge difference in numbers. The calculator gave me an answer of 212 point something and I somehow saw 2.12. It should of been 0.7something. So I gave her 2.5 units she was suppose to get 1.5 units. (in the morning we add an extra .5 on to her insulin. Don't ask, it just works and because we are STILL using pens we need to round up or down to the .5)
Funny thing is it took about 15 minutes for me to wake up from my morning fog and that is when I started to question how in the hell can Cara get 2.5 units when her ratio is 1:17 and she only ate 15 carbs...HELLO SMARTY PANTS!!
NO MORE BREAKFAST INSULIN FOR ME!! sorry dear husband but we all need to stick to what we are good at :) and I will have to stick to what I'm good at...sleeping in!
Oh and not to worry I just force feed Cara a chocolate chip muffin to cover the insulin. OOPS!!
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