Thursday, September 10, 2009

The Thursday Face-off

Well everyone, welcome to Nerdy April's 30th post! Tonight we have a special Face-off...

The contenders: Type 1 Diabetes v. Weight Loss

At the start of the game it was definitely Type 1 Diabetes in the lead with high blood sugar numbers....

Weight Loss seemed appropriate as my weight has slowly been creeping up over the last few years...

So I planned this awesome Weight-Loss strategy, back to basics, with more exercise (5 miles of bike-riding everyday) and fewer calories...at this turn it seemed Weight Loss was in the lead (at least in my mind :-)...

Then Diabetes came back with the ever-present low blood sugars...so I came back with my sneak-attack play of changing my basal rates...Weight Loss was back in the game, ready to kick some Diabetes butt...

Now it seems Weight Loss is letting me down...dangit why did I gamble illegally on you, Weight Loss? (jk...of course my logic wouldn't let me bet on a silly thing like Weight Loss! Ha!)

In fact...without numbers (what kind of lady would I be if I let you know my weight :-) here is a graph of Weight Loss's recent scores for the past 10 days...




But the Diabetes' Blood Sugar scores are looking more like this...




I know it looks crazy, but actually my Diabetes Blood Sugars have been a lot better since I started my exercise routine (yay!). But the Weight Loss...hasn't really been happening...so right now its:


10 Points for Diabetes being better controlled!!!

4 Points for Weight Lost