In brief; January hasn’t been too bad at all.
I have been learning a new (old) technology called Oracle, which means has meant that I am keeping to my goal of expanding my knowledge.
I unfortunately came down with the flu which meant I was out of action for a few days and for some reason it also caused my blood sugar to drop more rapidly than normal, so had to keep on-top of that alongside, which was a bit of a pain.
This also covers the question in my end of year post; I’m Type 2. It’s not a massive problem as I am having gelatin-based sweets on a daily basis for the pouch, but there are occasional times when it will drop too low, but I can almost tell every time without testing my blood sugar; although it is always good to get confirmation.
Moving on from this, the j-pouch is still holding strong and this will be surpassing year 2 later on in 2020. I have pretty much mastered the pouch through the 18 month recovery period and know what to have and what not to have, as well as the timing between eating and having to go to the toilet. The only downside I can think of (other than pain and fatigue) is that I have had to increase my loperamide intake to an average of 450 pills a month. But at least it does the job; for now.
Finally; with February looming over us already, I have plenty to look forward to – one thing in particular is going to be travelling to Greece for a mini, but much needed, holiday with my partner. I am very excited about this as I have never been before.
Anyway, enough about me. I’ve still not settled on a post schedule but can tell you that there are more posts coming. Thanks for reading.