State of Flux

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For my blood sugars, I LOVED being pregnant. I had a fabulous CDE on retainer evaluating my blood sugars with me weekly and helping me to make adjustments. I had blood sugar goals-60-90 pre-meals and not spiking above 140 2 hours post meal. Seeing an A1C in the 5’s was amazing and celebrated (mainly by myself and my high-risk OB). Now that I’m 2 months postpartum, I’m in a weird state. My husband and I are most likely done with kids so I don’t technically need to keep my A1C down in hopes of trying to conceive (we are like 90% sure we are done so there is still a 10% chance). So I feel like I’m in a weird spot now.


Baby’s Low Blood Sugar

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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 most babies. […]




Diabetes and Motherhood-It’s Tough in the Beginning

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I’m still alive!  I went one whole week without my CGM (continuous glucose monitor) and I’m still alive! I can’t remember the last time I went that long without wearing it. I didn’t go without it on purpose.  It was merely a result of being too busy taking care of my infant and trying to […]