9.13.14

Cottonmouth Confession

I recently woke up in the middle of the night and realized my mouth was SUPER dry.  First thought –  high blood sugar.  I scrape myself out of bed and test my blood sugar.  I was relieved my blood sugar was 107, but was left wondering what was causing this sudden dry mouth.  I went back to bed and woke up a few hours later and realized I had been sleeping with my mouth slightly open.

BINGO – sleeping with your mouth open = incredibly dry mouth.  I pray I didn’t swallow a spider.

As a diabetic, I constantly second guess everything in my life (dry skin, blood shot eyes, even a minor scrape).  Every once in awhile when you discover that your recent ailment is just allergies or something “everyone” else experiences, it is kind of nice.

Amber Clour was born and raised in Norman, Oklahoma. 21 days after her eighth birthday, she was rushed to Children’s Hospital where she spent two weeks learning how to live life with Type 1 diabetes. She has embraced the thought of being a #walkingscienceproject and hopes to score an A+ for her efforts to maintain a stable BG while living life to the fullest - whatever that means.

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