FitBit

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My hubby bought me a FitBit for my 30th birthday.  On my 30th birthday, I ran a half marathon so it was a perfect gift.  Except by the time I finished the half marathon, I was pretty burnt out from running so I took a semi-break.  The semi-break turned into a full fledged break when […]


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8 Months Postpartum

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My little guy turned 8 months old yesterday! Time sure is flying by! I can’t believe only 4 months until he is one year old-eeek!! We don’t go to the doctor until month 9 so I’m not sure how he is doing in weight and height but I don’t think he is having any problems. We also switched out of the infant car seat into the convertible and lowered his crib this past weekend-he is growing too fast!



Plated Review

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a few weeks ago, I tried out another “meal plan” called Plated. I first heard about Plated from watching the show Shark Tank. I have purchased a few Shark Tank products in the past and it’s been sort of hit or miss. After watching the episode of Shark Tank that had Plated on, I went to their website, where I entered my email address and looked around. It was pretty pricey so I decided to pass. But then a week or so later, I got an email saying I could get 4 meals free with a purchase of 2. With the deal, I figured why not give it a try.


Latest Endo Appointment

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Last Friday, I had my latest endocrinologist appointment. I went into the appointment nervous because I’ve really let my diabetes care slack the last few months. While I have been testing pretty frequently, I haven’t been uploading my CGM data to review so I haven’t been making any necessary adjustments. I also haven’t been sleeping very well and I think that is wreaking havoc on my blood sugars because the lack of sleep makes my blood sugars higher and I snack a lot more when I’m tired which also contributes to higher blood sugars.



Breastfeeding and Eye Dilation

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The last couple of posts I’ve shared have been about my scary experience recently with diabetic retinopathy.  Luckily, it wasn’t as scary as the first doctor made me think but I still have moderate diabetic retinopathy. I went from having perfect eyes to essentially having stage 2 out of 4 on the retinopathy scale.  I […]


Diabetic Retinopathy – Part 2

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As I mentioned in my post last week, my eye doctor appointment didn’t go very well.  I was seeing a blurry spot in my vision, which prompted the doctor visit and at the appointment, the doctor threw out some scary words-proliferative diabetic retinopathy, macular edema, and hemorrhages. It was a Friday afternoon and I had […]


Diabetic Retinopathy – Part 1

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I went 21 years “complication-free” from diabetes.  Sure, I had a few issues pop up from time to time, but never any of the hot buzz words that go along with diabetes like diabetic neuropathy, diabetic nephropathy or diabetic retinopathy.  However two months ago, I found out I could no longer say I was complication-free. […]