Develop the winning edge; small differences in your performance can lead to large differences in your results. ---Brian Tracy
As tough as dealing with T1 diabetes is we cannot let it get us down, and surely cannot let it DEFEAT US! When reading this quote it may seem hard to associate it with managing you or your child's diabetes, however; think of it this way----What can you do differently today to help make things better?
Sometimes all it takes in getting better blood sugar results is changing the time you check blood sugars and how often.
Sometimes all it takes to get better A1C readings is to get a better handle on insulin doses making sure you are giving yourself or your child the recommended amount, and not forgetting to dose.
Sometimes all it take is to make a small change in your eating habits: add more fruit and vegatables.
The point I am trying to make is this: when you get a bad report from your doctor about your A1C number, see too many blood sugar readings in a row that are too high, and feel like you can't quite get a handle on you or your child's Diabetes showing that you have "GOOD" management; evaluate what you are doing or NOT DOING (if you need to: start writing down your activity for a day or two, maybe a week) so you can look at what it is you need to change or eliminate to make for better management and results. Then you will have developed "The Winning Edge" against T1diabetes, and will start to see "large" differences in your results!
Remember Success doesn't happen overnight so don't get discouraged if when, the first time you make a few changes you don't see the difference it will happen just give it time!
Thanks for posting this Lorraine. I was kind of feeling down today about diabetes !!
You are Welcome!