Last night I felt sooooo sick; I tried to eat and drink more than usual since I won’t be able to eat today until noon (seriously how can they justify starving a pregnant lady!) and I know my blood sugar is going to crash before then. It tends to crash even with eating breakfast if… Read More 3 hour glucose today- as if getting poked for IVF wasn’t enough
My head is left spinning since the most recent mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday. Every time I hear about another shooting I think about bringing kids into our world and all that goes with it, the good, the bad, and the terrifying. Rather than vent about the state of the world, I will… Read More Many thoughts, not enough time
Yeah. My test result came back abnormal and I have to go do the three hour glucose challenge. Joy. Here’s what it looks like: for three days before the test I get to eat two high sugary foods each day (read: cupcakes and donuts) and then the night before the test I have to fast.… Read More Round two- this time the 3 hour test!
As I sit at the lab doing my glucose screening test I’ve had a number of thoughts. I was slightly anxious when I first got here I was thinking “oh joy there’s no one else here, this hour won’t be so bad! I can meditate!” As I sat leaned back in my chair meditating (after… Read More Glucose screening
This will be a quick note. I’m doing better than I was during the last time I posted. I don’t know if I can ever really fully describe what this pregnancy is like as I often go back and forth between feeling overjoyed and overwhelmed. On the bright side, we had some good news: we… Read More Back to basics
I just spent time crying about stupid things. I’m not proud of it. I was a jerk to hubs for no good reason and I’m feeling all of the crankiness and guilt and embarrassment and just plain blah that goes with it. Let’s back track to earlier today. After getting out of bed, baby decided… Read More Officially became “that” pregnant lady… the one who has lost her mind over trivalities
It’s strange to say that I already feel like I’ve been pregnant for over an entire year, but that’s how it feels. It feels like we’ve been doing baby related things for so long since we’ve been waiting and planning and doing all of the things for just about forever for this kid….. I’m not… Read More 26 weeks down, 14 weeks left