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whats normal....?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • July 3, 2006
  • 05:16 AM

Whats normal....I had a bowl of whole wheat cereal and went to bed,woke 6 hours later and had two cups of coffee with packet of hot cocoa mix(suger)and about 20 cough drops,300 calories over the next 7 hours,but nothing else to eat:eek: ,yes I am a lunatic.....that wasn't the question...:D ....I began to feel light headed and happen to work with diabetics ,so I checked my blood suger out of curiosity...and low and behold..it was 53....I didnt go into a coma ...I ate a big bowl of raisen bran...about 90 carbs and 40 grams of suger and retested an hour later and was up to 80 and feeling fine...does this seem like a normal reation...given the ridiculous way I consume suger...I became addicted to cough drops about a year ago and eat about 50 a day...and yes, I am a recovering(15 years)alcoholic with a family history of alcoholism,adult on set diabetes,depression and obessiety....at 5'3" and 150 Im on my way to all the above, also have a hypothyroid and cant seem to get the right adjustment in my synthroid(i think....still have symptoms even when TSH test,says Im ok...)would appriciate any enlightment ....

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