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I Am Exhausted: Confessions Of A Pregnant Type 1 Diabetic

January 8, 2012 // Uncategorized // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 […]

Not Quite Little Old Lady Standards…but I’m close!

November 5, 2011 // Uncategorized // Comments

I’m not quite the little old lady with the blister packs of multiple daily medications, but I just might be approaching her level of drugstore frequency! I know I am a regular at the drugstore when the pharmacist doesn’t ask […]

Type 1 Diabetes and the Pregnant Mama: A Lesson From A Pregnant Perinatal RN

September 13, 2011 // Uncategorized // Comments

I’m putting on my nurses hat and letting you all into my life as a pregnant type 1 diabetic. Any pregnancy can be tough but adding on a chronic disease just makes things even more interesting! Lucky for us diabetic […]