Gestational Diabetes and the Land of Confusion

You know, I thought I had a pretty good handle on gestational diabetes.  I mean, really, this isn’t my first go around.  I had gestational diabetes with Norton, and I managed to keep my numbers well in the normal range on a consistent basis.  This time, I’m learning that everything that worked with my gestational diabetes last time is just a great big ball of fail this time around.

Last time, the trick was figure out what I can eat.  Okay, great.  Once I established what I can eat without completely blowing my numbers (and even hot fudge sundaes from McDonald’s were fine), I was good to go for the rest of my pregnancy.  Truth be told, I didn’t have to do a whole lot of adjusting.

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And the First Prenatal Visit was a Bust

And the First Prenatal Visit was a Bust (Cloth Diaper Addicts)

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I was really looking forward to my first prenatal visit.  I was going to see Dr. T, the same doctor I saw while pregnant with Norton.  I just knew that my first prenatal visit was going to be freaking AMAZING.  It always rocked when I was seeing Dr. T before.  Part of what made every appointment with Dr. T so awesome was his liberal use of the ultrasound machine.

Nothing went as planned.

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