I stumbled upon my first diabetes blog when I was researching Type 1 Diabetes and Pregnancy, back in 2012. After reading various blogs, I decided to start my own blog to share my experiences with diabetes, my frustrations and my successes, as well as use it as motivation to get my A1C below seven so I could get pregnant. In 2014, I got pregnant! And in November 2014, I had my son. Here are some of the posts I shared from my pregnancy:
- April 11, 2017
For those of you who have been reading my blog for a while, you know that I wrote extensively about both of my pregnancies. After my first pregnancy, I was actually contacted to share my experiences on Type 1 diabetes and pregnancy for a book to be published.
- September 13, 2016
I mentioned in a previous post that things went fairly well for us this time around in regards to the birth. However, there was one thing about the birth and hospital stay that made me a little upset. My son was born with low blood sugar. Low blood sugar is pretty common for ...
- August 31, 2016
Since it’s Wednesday, I thought I’d do a “wordless Wednesday” post. I love looking at my data on Carelink. Below is one report of my total daily insulin during and after pregnancy. Can you tell when I had my baby!? Pretty crazy how much insulin needs change!
- August 29, 2016
Last week, my son and I went for his one month checkup. My husband had been going with me to each pediatrician’s appointment, but it was always such a production with my toddler in tow. We decided he would stay home with the toddler and I would handle the appointment on my own.
- August 22, 2016
And just like that, it’s been a month since I gave birth! It has definitely been a roller coaster ride so far and not just for my blood sugars. Baby 2’s first month of life has been a lot more stressful than my first’s. Luckily, my first didn’t have any issues except maybe ...
- August 15, 2016
On Tuesday, July 19th (my husband’s birthday), we welcomed our second son into this world. He was born via C-section at 9:47AM, weighing 11 pounds 2 ounces and 22 inches long. Unlike my first son’s birth, this birth was a lot less dramatic.
- July 29, 2016
The newest addition to my family!! This little guy arrived last Tuesday, the 19th at 9:47AM via c-section. He weighed a whopping 11 pounds 2 ounces and was 22 inches long. I’m still recovering but hope to share the birth story and how my blood sugars and baby did soon!
- July 18, 2016
Tomorrow is the big day!! I get to meet my second baby boy! I’m officially 38 weeks today and I feel ginormous! The last week or so has been really tough; I haven’t been able to move around as much and I am so exhausted! Luckily, my husband has reduced his hours at ...