Saturday, January 05, 2008

You know you're sick when...

...for the last two days you have been woken up by the Auto Shut Off alarm on your insulin pump!


Thats right my friends. I have entered a cough syrup comatose like sleep for the pat few nights and have slept until my 15 hour auto shut off alarm on my pump has gone off.

The first time I heard the beeps I freaked out since I had never heard "Master P" make that frantic noise before. When I looked at the screen I started laughing thinking about how sick I really am. This morning when it happened I started laughing before I even saw the screen because I just knew. The only bummer was that I missed the Weight Watchers meeting. Ah well.

I have to be one of the few this has happened to but it is nice to know the little safety alarm thing works. I am feeling better although my chest and back ache a lot. My cough is not nearly as awful as it was. I am just feeling the aftermath of all the coughing attacks I had over the past few days.

I know most of the OC was sick so I hope all of you are feeling better too.

6 comments:

Donna said...

Wow, George. I didn't even realize they would do this. I guess I should get out the driver's manual for my pump & do some refresher reading.

Hope you feel better soon.

landileigh said...

so sorry to hear you got real people sick so badly! ninjas really go down for the count!

Cara said...

Bless your heart! I hope all is better now. I am like Donna: I also didn't know that the pump did this. Scary.

Carol said...

First, hope you feel better soon! Coughs are the worst. I have my pump set to shut off and alarm after 10 hours, so it occasionally acts as my alarm clock if I don't test before bed. Kind of an expensive backup alarm clock though.

Bernard said...

George

I'm sorry to hear you're so sick. I hope you start to improve soon.

Wow, there's a lot of coughs and colds going round.

Scott K. Johnson said...

Wow man! You were one sleepy ninja!