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2:00 a.m.

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Old Clocks (Photo credit: servus)

2:00 a.m. seems to be some magical hour. Or it is the standard hour that all broken pancrei (not really sure that is a word – but a fellow DBlogger used it so I am sure that is in the dictionary, if not on Webster’s list to be added to the dictionary next year).

It is the hour in which I wake up to test my son’s blood sugar. It is actually 2:00 a.m. right now, maybe not in your part of town, but here in northwest Indiana it is. Like so many D Moms and Dads, I am not sure what a full eight hours of sleep looks like any more. I was hopeful that tonight I might get about three, maybe four hours straight. However, I do not think that is going to happen. I tested his blood sugar and he was at 80.

Now technically this is a very awesome and wonderful number, but for my son this is a number that is as rare as a purple zebra. (He must have been in my dreams, otherwise why would I say Purple Zebra?) It is a number that neither myself or Bubba are comfortable with. I gave him one glucose tab just to bring him up a tad to hopefully nudge his numbers up a bit, turn them around.

Hold on a second….

Yep, it turned it around just enough. To give me a little comfort to go back to sleep for a couple of hours.

Sweet dreams… Ha, ha, that is funny. I hope my dreams are laced with a cure for jump starting the pancreas.

Written this morning at 2:00 a.m. (Wednesday, September 4, 2013)

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2 comments

  1. Avatar of Denise

    Hi Tami–I’ve been thinking about your post since I first read it. I just wonder what that’s like for you, to get up in the middle of the night for something that just must be such a worry. How would you describe how that feels?

  2. Avatar of Casandra

    How often do you need to check his glucose? That 2AM time has to be tough to get used to. Well wishes and blessings your way :)

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