Two wrongs not make right, but everything wrong maybe make.
7:30AM 95. Big morning bolus for normal oatmeal/maple syrup/milk breakfast: 6u.
8:30AM (It time drive school.) I’m hungry. That weird. Test: 350.
BIGFOOT: That’s weird. You’re super high. Could there be maple syrup on your fingers?
BUBS: (rubs fingertips to test for stickiness) I don’t think so. I think I…
BFOOT: Ooh. Did you enter the bolus for your breakfast?
BUBS: I don’t think so. I’m sorry! I’m sorry! I’m sorry!
BF: It’s my fault.
Explain I know you don’t like it when I hover over your pump, but we have to be more careful. (This not 1st time Bigfoot get too insulin-casual.) Bubs ashamed: I’m sorry! I’m an idiot! Etc. Bigfoot explain Bigfoot idiot. Then so wise, say “We’re not idiots, we’re just humans doing our best and this is how we learn.” (<–not actually say, but wish conjure equanimity for future.)
Eat small snack: one digestive biscuit. EzBG recommend 4.25u for 10g carbs (biscuit) + correction (hello). Bigfoot enter original 6u, because…wait, why do that again? Because think body not magically able metabolize carbs w/o full dose. But now think Bubs head for crash because insulin peak + carbs not line up correctly. Or think now…10g biscuit carbs not covered when already high…maybe should have been 7u. Or maybe should have been 4.25u as per EzBG, even though pump not know super blast oat/maple syrup carbs preparing emerge yonder belly.
Ugh. Drop off at school, Bubs cheerful, fine. Email nurse with could be high, could be low, very unlikely normal, yadda yadda, here what happen.
Meanwhile, notice not actually anxious. Know everything OK. Not fall into daydream/daymare of high BG dry out eyeball like raisin, not imagine glucose crystal rub artery like sandpaper. Not imagine ambulance blow past Bigfoot/emo dog while phone vibrate while get message ambulance for Bubs. Only imagine Bubs test snack time, correct high or low, or smile amazement if normal. Progress.
Meanwhile meanwhile, BG lately on good (wood knock) stretch, last night 4th consecutive sleep 6+ hours.
But wait–there’s more!