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Motherhood and Type 1 Diabetes

September 22, 2016 // Parenting // 3 Comments

Back when I was a 19 year old nursing student I was sitting in my university Pathophysiology class and the professor started talking about the main symptoms of diabetes. I carefully nodded my head, taking it all in and understanding […]

Letters to M.I.T.C: Diabetes and Pregnancy

October 28, 2014 // Birth & Breastfeeding // 5 Comments

I love getting personal mail from my readers and I recently got an email asking me about gestational diabetes and pregnancy. So, why ask a blogger? I’m not just a blogger but I’m also an experienced labour and delivery nurse […]

2 Things I Dislike: Being Sick and Asking For Help

February 12, 2014 // Parenting // 3 Comments

A couple of days ago we had plans to host a cute little Valentine’s party and had bought decorations and made cards for little friends. The kids were so excited and for several days beforehand they were running around chanting, […]

Do You Practice Self Care?

February 2, 2014 // Parenting // 3 Comments

Tonight I work a night shift and the next night I work a night shift, this means I’m in full on self care mode right now. This is my attempt at taking care of myself so I can actually feel […]

The Cookie Exchange, 1:10

December 17, 2013 // Parenting // 7 Comments

The other evening I went to a cookie exchange that I’ve been a part of for the last 5 years. I baked 9 dozen sugar cookies and did a vanilla glaze icing, hand dipping each cookie. By the end of […]

Post Partum Weight Loss: I have reached my goal!

September 14, 2012 // Parenting // No Comments

Back in July I gave up eating toast for breakfast and ditched sandwiches at lunchtime. I also traded in most packaged snacks in attempts to help fuel my post partum weight loss that seemed stagnant. I turned back to my […]

I Am Exhausted: Confessions Of A Pregnant Type 1 Diabetic

January 8, 2012 // Uncategorized // No Comments

The frequent pokes on my fingers to check my blood sugars and the constant titration of my insulin doses is starting to get old and even a bit tiresome. Always having to think about what I’m eating and how it […]

My Day: Third Trimester Check Ups!

December 13, 2011 // Uncategorized // No Comments

I’m into my 33rd week of pregnancy and am growing as expected! Baby is measuring ahead by 2 weeks based on the fancy fundal height tape measurement. Measuring ahead is pretty normal when you are a diabetic. I get to […]

Oh My Placenta! Feeling Guilt With Type 1 Diabetes and Pregnancy

November 30, 2011 // Uncategorized // No Comments

I’m nearing the 32 week mark and as a perinatal nurse that is an important milestone to me. It also means that if needed, I could deliver at my work place without being deemed too premature and shipped off to […]

Third Trimester Here I am! Type 1 Diabetes And All!

November 13, 2011 // Uncategorized // No Comments

I’m into the third trimester of my pregnancy, 29 weeks right now, and things are growing and going well for me. I have to admit, I have not had one single craving or aversion this whole pregnancy and that has […]