If there was ever any doubt about the effect of breastfeeding on blood sugars, it is evident here in spades. Cutting my nursing sessions down to half has wreaked havoc on my blood sugars. I’ve been cruising in the 300’s without a low in sight.
I forgot just how difficult the first few weeks with a newborn are. If you take a look at the two graphs below, can you tell which one was during my pregnancy and which one was after? *Hint, the first is pregnancy and the second graph is postpartum It is so much tougher to manage […]
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 […]
I saw this image on one of my mom Facebook groups and it’s so true. The first three weeks were so hard for me but after 6 weeks, it definitely started to get easier. Now that we are past the three month mark, I will say that it’s not bad at all. However, breastfeeding is […]