My 3rd sister is now diagnosed with gestational diabetes. She is also the 'healthy and slim' one in our family. So I am no longer alone!Going to visit her and see my other sisters at Christmas. We…Continue
I am a member of a triathlete diabetic group. today they made me a competing member, which means I get a free abbott glucometer and 100 strips a month, a free gym membership, and some great people to train and compete with. very exciting. the glucometer they gave me can also test blood keytones, so i plan to buy some strips (they will not be free) and check out if and how I can maintain a ketogenic diet.
today our team had a public education event. A coach and 3 doctors speaking in…Continue
since having baby Lauren I have been having sore stiff hands and wrists... all day... other miscellaneous aches and pains, knees, balls of feet, and others.... which I am doing my best to ignore.... mostly successfully.
Have started swimming again already nearly 2 weeks and have built up to 800 m/day and will continue. That is good.
My obe recommended to test Uric Acid and CBC. Uric acid high. Was hoping that would explain it all.
Saw Rheumatologist yesterday. Very nice…Continue
I am now 38 weeks and 4 days pregnant and baby Lauren is expected to arrive any day. Placenta is 'mature' and baby is well grown - very active and making sucking and breathing movements. I am asked to walk as much as possible now to encourage labor to start.
This is my second diabetic pregnancy and was much harder to manage than my first. However, I know so much more now than I did then. I was able to manage it with mostly low carb eating and increasingly huge amounts of…Continue