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I’m just over a year out from bypass and generally have had smooth sailing. However, today I had a Cobb salad for lunch. Not 45 mins later I was running (hobbling) to the restroom, sweating, groaning, clenching my cheeks and praying I’d make it (I did, I’m such a big girl) A few hours after that, my blood sugar tanked and I was shaking, heart racing, dizzy, etc. The only thing I can think is maybe the dressing had loads of sugar/fat in it that I’m not used to. Regardless, it was a gentle (ahem) reminder that my insides still make the rules.
If you need me, I’ll be drinking about 60 more Oz of Water. What a day...

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Wow!!!! That truly sounds awful NYJenn!! Glad you handled it like a champ!!! [emoji109][emoji109][emoji109]

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Ya, I feel you. Dumping episodes ruins days. 😕

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On 08/01/2019 at 20:15, Deedee12 said:

Wow!!!! That truly sounds awful NYJenn!! Glad you handled it like a champ!!! [emoji109][emoji109][emoji109]

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I don’t feel like a champ...I feel like a woman who somewhat destroyed a Dunkin Donuts bathroom. Sad face

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1 minute ago, NYJenn said:

like a woman who somewhat destroyed a Dunkin Donuts bathroom

Bha-hahahahahhaha 😂

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I don’t feel like a champ...I feel like a woman who somewhat destroyed a Dunkin Donuts bathroom. Sad face
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On 08/01/2019 at 22:02, NYJenn said:

I don’t feel like a champ...I feel like a woman who somewhat destroyed a Dunkin Donuts bathroom. Sad face
Opps! Sh$@ happens !! Glad you made it through & glad you got through it.

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Awwww man! SUX!!!! I hate when that happens!!! Hope you feel better soon.

(P.S. Now you know it can happen to you, buy a glucose monitor and keep it beside you. Also buy glucose tablets. When you first start to feel "something not quite right", then you can take your BG. It will begin to show low <70 and that's symptomatic. So you pop a glucose tablet and chew and take the BG 30 minutes later and it should have come back out of the danger zone. And you may actually miss the dumping event!! :D Then it's important to eat some Protein after that 30 minutes to keep your bg from rollercoastering again.)

Hugs!!!

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On 08/02/2019 at 12:04, FluffyChix said:



Awwww man! SUX!!!! I hate when that happens!!! Hope you feel better soon.




(P.S. Now you know it can happen to you, buy a glucose monitor and keep it beside you. Also buy glucose tablets. When you first start to feel "something not quite right", then you can take your BG. It will begin to show low <70 and that's symptomatic. So you pop a glucose tablet and chew and take the BG 30 minutes later and it should have come back out of the danger zone. And you may actually miss the dumping event!! :D Then it's important to eat some Protein after that 30 minutes to keep your bg from rollercoastering again.)




Hugs!!!


I’ve never heard of a glucose monitor, where would I get one?

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Sorry! Glucose meter. Glucometer and test strips. We use the Fora brand=cheap and reliable. We get ours at HEB.

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I’m sorry you went through this but I have to thank you for the hearty laugh!

Dunkin’ Donuts....hahahahahahaha

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On 08/02/2019 at 17:48, FluffyChix said:



Sorry! Glucose meter. Glucometer and test strips. We use the Fora brand=cheap and reliable. We get ours at HEB.


I’d have to prick my finger 😬?

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@FluffyChix
Look at this reading!!! What the hell?

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31 minutes ago, NYJenn said:

@fluffychix
Look at this reading!!! What the hell?

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Did you test close to a meal time?

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On 08/04/2019 at 13:34, GreenTealael said:





Did you test close to a meal time?


No 😕

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