Saturday, December 17, 2011

Let the Christmas Vacation Begin!

School is out and Matthew is over-the-moon with excitement!  Yesterday he was dancing around the house.  No joke!  Oh the joy of being a kid.

On the diabetes front, all is going so-so.  Matthew's been having some BIG TIME highs overnight. 

I recently "rearranged" his basal.  It's a move in the right direction, but  I still need to tweak things. 

Like most other D-Parents, Kevin and I tend to be very cautious overnight.  It's going to take a couple weeks, but we'll get there.

In other news, this week marks one year since Matthew has been pumping.  I can't believe how the time has flown by. 

We love Omnipod, but I still have some issues with the IOB feature.  We nearly had a big crash last week because of it.  My fault...and I caught it, but still.....I wish it would calculate all insulin onboard. 

Nonetheless it's worth it because Matthew loves the freedom of the tubeless feature.

Pumping is just fantastic.  It's made life so much more "normal" for Matthew.  I love that he can eat what he wants, when he wants. 

And let me tell you...that amount is going up and up!  He's growing like a weed.

Kevin is already warning me about the "hollow legs" that are coming. 

Guess I better stock up the pantry now!


Our Diabetic Warrior said...

I'm so glad to hear how well pumping is going. I'll be sure to contact you when we come to that point.

I hope you all have a wonderful Christmas!!!!!!!!!

The Diabetic Camper said...

At our Christmas work party Santa brought us all giant chocolate Santa's. I will be dancing around the house just like your boy. Can I get my meter to greet me with a nice statement. Like "High" just kidding I am sharing it with my son.

Stephanie said...

Hey there! I'm nervous about IOB too. But, when the new pods start shipping, we will all get a new PDM that WILL calculate IOB! I double checked when our trainer was here. :) So, I figure a few months of me being extra vigilant is worth the freedom of the pod. :)

Denise aka Mom of Bean said...

Glad to hear things are going well!
Bean is doing the happy dance, too...I just want to do the happy nap!! ;)

Anonymous said...

Merry almost Christmas! I'll be praying that diabetes doesn't be a huge brat on Christmas day! <3