March 13, 2019

Well, I failed the 3 hr. glucose test. FAILED. I HATE that word. It makes me feel so terrible, like I've done something horrible. Couldn't they eliminate that word? I already felt like shit for having Gestational Diabetes. Way to make it worse. 

I was so upset to get this news. What did this mean for my baby? What did this mean for me? 

I was told I had to show up to a class to learn all about foods to avoid/consume and I had to take a class on how to test my blood sugar 4 times a day. 4 TIMES A DAY I HAVE TO PRICK MY FINGERS TO GET BLOOD. GREEEEAAAATTTTTTTT.

I will do whatever it takes to keep my baby healthy. It isn't all about me. I had to get over the fact that I couldn't just eat whatever I wanted whenever anymore. 

I showed up and there were 8 other women there for the class. What surprised me is that they all looked either similar to my weight, or a lot smaller. I thought diabetes was only fo...

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