June 17 Blood Sugar Readings

Good morning, kind humans. I hope that you enjoyed your weekend. If you are a father, I hope you enjoyed your day. While the human is not my feline father, he is like a human father to me, Jacey, and Koji. So naturally, we felines enjoyed showing him how much we like him being our human father.

Jacey Being a Purrito

Jacey did a lot of talking to him, and she even hopped on his chest and made biscuits. The human liked it, but he did not like Jacey’s sharp nails poking him. Koji decided that it would be a good day to hop on pop, as one of your children’s books say. And I refrained from swatting the human, giving him friendly paw taps instead.

I hope that all of you fathers of humans enjoyed your day with your human children. I also hope that they did not hop on pop if they are too big for that!

Now on to my blood sugar readings for the week. For the week, my blood sugar levels averaged 166. That is similar to what they averaged last week, when they were 153. We had a few days where my blood sugar got lower than the human wanted. But overall, these are good blood sugar levels.

The human is a little concerned about how we are seeing too many blood sugar readings that are lower than we want. We do not know if it is because I do not feel like nomming, or if my insulin dose needs to be adjusted. We will talk to the white coated humans to see if we can drop my insulin dose a little more.

Remember, we have already dropped my normal dose by half a unit of insulin. So we do not want to drop it again, and then see my blood sugar levels climb too high. But we also do not want to risk me getting sick from blood sugar readings that are too low.

This is the tough balancing act the human must do, furiends!

 

March 25 Blood Sugar Readings

Jacey in the Exam Room

Hello, furiends. It is time for me to talk to you about my blood sugar levels. But before I do that, I will tell you about the day where the human and Jacey both went to the white coated humans.

The human goes to the white coated humans once every six months to get his teeth cleaned. Jacey, Koji and I do not. We do not get our teeth cleaned until they are dirty, and only Jacey needed to have that done.

But the human and Jacey went to get their teeth cleaned on the same day. Jacey went in first. She did not like the ride over to the white coated humans, furiends. She complained the whole way over. And the human tried to calm her down, but she did not listen. Once she got to the white coated humans, she was able to get pets from the human. And then they went into the cat room and Jacey hopped right out of the carrier and went to her favorite spot in the room.

Jacey in the Exam Room
Jacey In the Exam Room

Then the white coated humans started the procedure to clean Jacey’s teeth. They told the human they would let him know how things were going, and he left.

The human’s turn came later that day. His procedure took a lot less time, and he was home in time to relax and have fun with me and Koji. Afterwards, he went to pick up Jacey.

Jacey went home with directions to not allow her to run, jump, or climb for 24 hours. Furiends, Jacey is a nice cat, but she ignored those directions. She was running around and jumping and climbing on things almost immediately! And she let the human hear it about having to spend all day at the white coated humans. But now she has nice clean teeth. I hope I do not need that procedure because it does not sound fun.

Now, on to my blood sugar readings. For the week, they averaged 120, which is about the same as the week before. During that week, my blood sugar readings averaged 122. I am glad my glucose levels are nice and low. These levels are a little higher than normal, but they are still safe.

Hopefully this all means the human and I have things under control!

 

January 21 Blood Sugar Readings

Jacey in the Human's Lap

Hello, kind humans. I hope you are all having a good day. It is a little chilly this morning, but nothing like what many of you humans are having to endure. And the sun is out, so Jacey, Koji, and I can work on our fur tans.

Speaking of Jacey, the human has been giving her ear drops. You see, she did not have ear mites, but she had an ear infection. The human did not know about this, and he felt bad when the white coated humans told him about this.

Jacey did not do any of the things that we felines normally do if we have issues with our ears. She did not scratch her ears excessively, or shake her head a lot. So the white coated humans surprised the human when they told him Jacey had dirty ears!

Jacey in the Human's Lap
Jacey in The Human’s Lap

Another funny thing about Jacey, furiends, is that while she is a sweet cat, she can also be fierce. Another feline tried to bully her, and she ended up chasing him away. And this feline is a good three or four pounds heavier than Jacey! He did not know how to react.

But she does not fuss too much with the human when she gets her ear drops. And she only has to endure them for one more day. When she goes to the white coated humans to get her teeth cleaned, they will completely clear out her ears to make sure they are nice and clean.

But enough about Jacey’s medical conditions. Now on to mine, my blood sugar readings. For the week, my blood sugar levels averaged 213. This is a lot higher than the 184 we saw last week. The human and I will have to keep an eye on these. These are not so high that they will cause long term problems, but we like to see them a little lower.

I am not worried about my blood sugar readings, though. I know the human will do what he has to in order to make sure that I am healthy! And I will let you know how things are going next week.