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Hi ladies! I thought we could put our diabetes chat here in one place. And of course those without it feel free to join in!

I had my appointment with the diabetes specialist today and am now starting insulin only at bedtime. She did an A1C and she said that looked fine so I just need to work on the fasting numbers for now. They want me under 100 and I have been 110-140 in the mornings Sad On a happy note, she did give me the insulin pen so I don't have to deal with syringes and I can stab myself in my leg instead of my stomach this time! LOL

Callie, How is it going? How are your numbers looking?

Adriana, What ranges did your nutritionist give you today?

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:wavehello: Hola! I actually just picked up my meter today - it's pink!! WOOHOO! I have an appt tomorrow at 2pm to meet with the diet specialist. She said it would take about 1 - 1.5 hours and it's up at the local hospital. At that time I'll know what I need to get things started..

The only thing I'm at a loss for right now is that some people appear to be on a "trade off" type number thing.. and others seem to go with so many grams of carbs per meal / snack. I don't know what the difference is but I'll find out tomorrow. Smile

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They do go by grams, but with diabetes they try to make it "easier" and have you convert to carb exchanges. So 10-20 grams is 1, 21-27 is 1.5, 27-32 is 2 etc. Those are not exact I am going from memory. I can't seem to have more than 2 carbs or about a max of 30 at any meal.

I have also found I do better with whole food carbs such as fruit, milk, etc. But if I have carbs such as cereal or chips even within the a 15gram range it throws my numbers way off. Just play around with different foods. Some are going to be fine and some are going to set you off.

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Ahhhhhhh!!! Gotcha! That makes sense for sure.. I'm interested to hear what I'll get! I've started switching my pastas over to whole grain / whole wheat and have cut out ice cream, candies etc except to every few days so I can wean off them gradually..

I meet with the OB office nurse practitioner after I've been on the "diet" for one week.. I don't know if that's an every week thing or no? But I also start NST stuff in just about 2.5 weeks! The insert they gave me says because amniotic fluid could get low as he gets bigger.. ?? What will NST stuff tell them? Is it assured he'll be a big boy or only if I don't get this under control? They said he was measuring 2+ weeks at my last appt.. so I think he's already a big boy! lol..

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First of all, don't let anything anyone says scare you. The biggest thing with GD is a big baby and that is not guaranteed. My family has a history of GD and I was the biggest baby at 7lbs 11oz. My son was 6lbs, 8oz and they always told me that I wasn't controlled very well. Although today the GD doctor said that the insulin did control it, so idk what my obs were talking about before.

There is no guarantee that he will be big, but if he is already 2 weeks ahead you will need to try your best to keep your sugars in control. It could be that your sugars have been out of control for a while and that is why he is measuring big, or he is just a big boy. How did your daughter grow. Usually it is based on maternal history, not paternal so generally you can refer to that. I had to go off of any kind of pasta, sweet, or bread altogether. I am betting yours will not be as severe as mine, but do those things one at a time and in very controlled portions til you know how you react.

The NST is a test where you will sit in a recliner or something similar and they will put the monitor belt on your stomach. They will just record the baby's movements for 20-30 min. They want to make sure that the baby is moving ok and not in any distress. There is some talk about your placenta dying faster with GD, but that is very rare and I have read research that says it is not true. You will learn a lot from the ladies on the support board. I have not heard about the amniotic fluid and I think the NSTs with DS were a little overboard, but I got a 30 minute nap twice a week, lol. I don't start them til 32 weeks so I have about 6 weeks. I am on every 2 week appointments already though.

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Christine - I know you've dealt with this before so I ask you.. In general, why does GD happens in pregnancy? My DH thinks it's because I've "done nothing but eat sugar and junk food" so it's all my fault. It's like I created this...

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Tell Dh to stuff it! It has nothing to do with you and everything to do with the placenta. Sometimes the placenta has a hard time filtering and rejects insulin so that baby is left to fend for themselves. This causes the baby to over produce insulin and why they get bigger. You could be the healthiest person in the world and never touch a sweet in your whole life and still end up with GD because it is only based on your placenta. In my case, I have family history and probably PCOS working against me as well and that is why it is so severe, but for you barely failing the tests it is probably solely your placenta and there is nothing you could have done to prevent it.

Tell Dh if he truly loved you he would stick to the diet too so that you didn't feel so bad about it Wink LOL

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Yeah he hit a VERY sore spot on that one.. I ended up slamming the door on him as I came into the bedroom. I'll spare the details but.. yeah.. some tears came on down. What a jerk sometimes.. lol..

Ok back to GD support chat!!!

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"Pixacious" wrote:

First of all, don't let anything anyone says scare you. The biggest thing with GD is a big baby and that is not guaranteed. My family has a history of GD and I was the biggest baby at 7lbs 11oz. My son was 6lbs, 8oz and they always told me that I wasn't controlled very well. Although today the GD doctor said that the insulin did control it, so idk what my obs were talking about before.

There is no guarantee that he will be big, but if he is already 2 weeks ahead you will need to try your best to keep your sugars in control. It could be that your sugars have been out of control for a while and that is why he is measuring big, or he is just a big boy. How did your daughter grow.

DD was 7lbs 2.1oz.. and was healthy as they could be!

Usually it is based on maternal history, not paternal so generally you can refer to that.

SO if my mother is insulin resistant, would that possibly have something to do with it? Being hereditary??

I had to go off of any kind of pasta, sweet, or bread altogether. I am betting yours will not be as severe as mine, but do those things one at a time and in very controlled portions til you know how you react.

The NST is a test where you will sit in a recliner or something similar and they will put the monitor belt on your stomach. They will just record the baby's movements for 20-30 min. They want to make sure that the baby is moving ok and not in any distress. There is some talk about your placenta dying faster with GD, but that is very rare and I have read research that says it is not true. You will learn a lot from the ladies on the support board. I have not heard about the amniotic fluid and I think the NSTs with DS were a little overboard, but I got a 30 minute nap twice a week, lol. I don't start them til 32 weeks so I have about 6 weeks. I am on every 2 week appointments already though.

:clappy: Yay for every 2 weeks! Yes, the note from the nurse said I will start them in week 32 and do them 2x a week.. I'm sure by then I'll be ready for 2, 30-minute naps. So what happens if he's not moving as much as they think he should be? :shock:

I'll make sure to poke him a little before we go in so he dances up a storm! lol..

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Okay, first of all, I was like What the F happened to the GD thread. ROFL. I am soooo tired it took me a minute. I thought I was losing the last of my marbles, ha ha ha.

Secondly, if baby is not moving they will probably do an U/S and if they are concerned they will induce or do an emergency c-section depending on what is wrong. I haven't ever heard of anyone having this issue. That is why most people on the GD support group say that the NSTs are overkill. But I am in the better safe than sorry category so I am ok with it. Plus, my principal said he woulnd't dock my pay if I had to leave work an hour early so that makes me feel better too.

Is your mom insulin resistant? Any family history can contribute, but I was referring more to baby size. For example, DH's family has HUGE babies like 8-11 pounds. They all told me I would have a big baby, but they are wrong cause it usually is based on maternal history.

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I just did my first insulin injection and Yeeeooooouch. The needle is so tiny, but packs a big prick, lol. They said I could do it in my thigh but I couldn't get myself to do it so I did it in the side of my stomach.

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:biglaugh: Sorry!! Didn't mean to make ya think the thread was lost. lol.. I just stickied it so we could keep dibbs on how everyone is doing without having to go search for it. Smile I'm definitely a better safe than sorry kind of girl, too. Lol

Yes, my mom got that diagnosis about 8-9 years ago but she has other health issues, too.. her weight is definitely one of them.. which isn't an issue for me as of this point in my life. My mom was just over 5lbs at birth and I think my aunt was in the 6;b range so pretty small, actually!

Now DH's side of the family? Yeah, they ALL were over 9lbs!! :shock: BIG kids.. boys and girls!

So I'm sitting in bed eating some cheese crisps. :drool: Yum. Smile

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It'll be interesting to see how these little sticks in my finger are going to play out.. I do NOT do blood! lol..

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I am stalking the thread.
Adriana, I have heard (though I am not 100% sure as I have only had to stick my finger a few times but have stuck other people tons) warming your hand up first helps with the sticks to be less painful, also if you are a person who doesn't bleed well it increases circulation. Also, that the forearm is a lot less painful, so you might want to ask if it would be okay with the docs if you stuck there (though I am not sure why they would object).

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My mother had GD with her last pregnancy.. so they are really being cautious with me. I hope I don't have it but even if I don't, I would love to chat with you all about eating better.. bc that is definitely something I want to do. I cut back carbs and sugars and I'm ok for a bit and then BAM.. I crave them so bad. So I know I need to eat some but not over do it.

That's cool about the size of babies.. I didn't know it was the maternal side. My DH weighed almost 9 lb at birth.. my DS weighed 5 lb 6.5 oz but he was also 3 weeks early.. I'm thinking he would've been in the 6 lb range though. I definitely think this baby will be bigger than Noah bc my pregnancy this time is a lot healthier!

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Stalk away ladies!!!! Smile The more input, advice and knowledge we have, the better!! :clappy:

MARY - Thanks for that heads up!! I may go run my hands under warm water before hand.. swell up the fingers justa tad and get the blood flowing.. I've never been a bad stick but I bruise SOOO easily! Sad

NIDIA - Here's to hoping you don't have it, mama!! Your test is Thursday, yes?

Today's the day, ladies!! Unless something went wrong with my pre-cert, my appt is at 2pm today. :clappy:

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Yes, big day is Thursday!! I am trying to eat better today and tomorrow.. bc I know I ate badly over the weekend.. I am scared of the scale LOL

Let us know how it goes, Adri Smile

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Well, the insulin did nothing for my fasting. I was still at 122 this morning. Blah. I am going to not have a nighttime snack tonight and just do the 15 units and see how my fasting is in the morning. Today's meal numbers have been fine. 122 after breakfast and 98 after lunch.

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I learned 2 things today, if nothing else..

1. I don't need the needle on the meter as long as it was set!! lol..

2. The support counselor LOVES to go over the same thing.. over and over and over like I'm thick-headed or something.. Maybe some people are but not this chick! I started zoning out after 30 minutes.. They really do dumb down stuff don't they.. :annoyed:

So I got my numbers for food intake.. I don't think it will be that hard to do, actually.. but I have to set my mind to it b/c I'm a total carb queen!!

She did a stick while in the office and I was at 155 which was higher than it should have been. She said she has to document it but it very well could have been picking up food I've been eating for the past 24 hours.. so I guess somewhat to be expected?

I left the papers out in the truck because I got back an hour after I was supposed to - no time to go through stuff right now.. but I'll update with what my numbers are tonight. Smile

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I've been MIA and just saw this thread and I'd looove to chat about this...it's pretty much all I think about: how many carbs in my last meal, when to check my next glucose, planning what to eat next and when, how am I going to stay full because I'm ALWAYS hungry!

To catch y'all up on me: this is my second pregnancy with GD...my mom had it with both of her pregnancies in the early 80s, but they didn't counsel her to do anything about it and I was 6 lb, 6 os and my bro was 8 lb, 8 oz.

Last time I was well controlled with diet and exercise and my levels stayed in range (75-120) except for the occasional low glucose and my daughter was 5 lb, 15 oz at 37 w, 6 d.

I really go over board with this stuff. I make a chart and document to the minute and the gram the number of carbs per meal and my glucose levels. It helps me to notice trends in foods that work well or not well for my levels. The carbs exchange they have me use is 15 grams = 1 carb. I am allowed 2-3 carbs for breakfast, 3-4 for lunch and dinner (but I find that more than 3 carbs takes my level very near 120 so, I aim for no more than 3 carbs), 1 carb for snacks. one key for me is to get as much protein as possible. I can eat the exact same sandwich with cottage cheese or Greek yogurt and get a 90 or eat the sandwich alone and get almost 120. I have found that balancing proteins is super important. Also, exercise makes a big difference - days I don't do anything my levels trend higher. It doesn't have to be a ton 10-20 min of walking improve my levels by 10 points across the board. If I know I ate too many carbs Ill walk briskly for 10 min to help bring the level down.

On a venting note, GD just isn't fair!!! We are PREGNANT we should get to eat what we want, get full at meals, and not have to stress about carbs! (all said in a really whiney voice)

It's all for the baby, though. I remember being so glad to deliver the placenta last time. I was like "thanks for taking care of my baby, but I'm DONE with you; get the hell out!" haha

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Oh, and last time I didn't get any NSTs, extra appointments, ultrasounds or anything...they never checked DDs size or anything except to measure my fundal height. I actually would like to have something extra like those things ...it would feel like a little reward to hear the HB some. I am still on monthly visits too...next on March 4 which will be 30 weeks when I suspect I'll change to every two weeks which, I think is what happens in all pregnancies. I do have a nurse only visit tomorrow for Rhogam, but that will just be walk in, get a shot in the *** and leave.

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:laughing4: I think I'll be the same way with the placenta, too! Get the hell out! ROFL

So I didn't get home until late last night and crashed hard so I didn't get back online.. Here's what I get to work with..

Bfast = 30-35g
Snack = 30g
Lunch = 60g
Snack = 15g
Dinner = 60g
Snack = 15g with an added protein..

Up a little earlier that usual this morning to see how well I can do on day one's planning..

Wish me luck!! Biggrin

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Callie, you sound like me.. that would so be me.. I plan, plan, plan.. and research, research, research. I hope I don't have to do that but there's always a chance. I am so hating tomorrow.. I'm stressing about the glucose test when really, I shouldn't! I'm also stressing about the scale. Why o why do I have to do awful during the weekends!??! Then it's hard for me to get back on track.

Adriana, I hope breakfast goes well Smile What do you all eat for breakfast?

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Today I had Maltomeal with 1/2 c. 2% milk and splenda.. :drool: It was delish!

Lunch I'm struggling with.. I have my fast food thingy that I could go get a double cheeseburger from McD's for 35ish carbs.. and then a small french fry.. but that would put me over by 3..

Or I could do chicken nuggets.. which is only 18 carbs for a 6-pc. and a small fry and have some left over for dipping sauce.. all with a diet dr. pepper..

Or I could just eat what I brought - but it's sooo boring and not enough carbs. :oops:

This might take a day to get sorted out. lol..

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Lol, Adri. You can always get the cheeseburger and a side salad or something Smile

I have my glucose test tomorrow.. should I eat something low carb tonight for dinner?

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I think you should.. just to be on the safe side. Wink

SO here's my day so far -

Bfast (30-35) 33 used
maltomeal = 27
1/2 c 2% milk = 6
Splenda = 0

AM Snack (30) 28 used
muffin = 27
cheese = 1

Lunch (60) 49 used
bread = 10
meat = .5
cheese = .5
mir. whip = 1
broc/rice steamers = 29
yogurt = 8

PM Snack (15) 8 used
yogurt = 8

My lunch was so low because I tried to eat the sandwhich I brought but the bread was just too dry Sad I guess I'm just a Wonder bread girl at heart.,. I haven't found one that is as soft and gooey so I've stayed away from bread! So yeah, I only ate 1/3 of my sandwhich..

Now for dinner.. :annoyed: Im craving a philly steak but not the bun.. just the inside contents.. onions, meat and cheese.. which is like 3 carbs MAX.. And I'm supposed to get 60. :confused:

This is crazy! lol..

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Adriana, what have your blood sugars been after your meals? Those are pretty generous carb portions you are allowed, I think. Well, they are the same as my max in the range they give me, but I, by no means use them all each meal. Usually just breakfast and snacks.

All values well within in range today and this is what I ate:

Breakfast: cottage cheese, toaster streudel, water - 29 grams
Snack: nature Valley protein granola bar, water - 14 g
Lunch: roast beef sandwhich, 3 mozzarella sticks, diet coke - 40 or 45 g
Snack: skipped today SO BUSY at work
Dinner: chicken/quinoa/zucchini/onion dish, one Oreo with DD - 35 or 40 g

Now, I'm starving again since I eat dinner early with DD, but I'm going to clean up the kitchen and shower before my bedtime snack....cereal? Probably! I looove cereal. (kashi protein cereal is pretty good)

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Fasting this AM was high = 99 (Maybe cuz I had a not so good dinner last night? :oops: )

2 hours after bfast was 91 (should be under 120)
2 hours after lunch was 99 (should be under 120)

I just had dinner so I take that reading at 8:50..

So what determines what I get? She said she did a calculation but said we may need to modify if I get hungry.. which I did after the snack. But I didn't have much protein at all today so I think I was just straight up HUNGRY!!

Dinner (60) 49 used
OJ = 10g
crystal light water = 0
mozarella bites = 28g
sauce = 2g
parm cheese crisps = 1g
2 hershey kisses = 5g
philly steak and cheese = 3 * meat said 0 carbs.. cheese said less than 1, onion was about 1-2

Still not coming close to the 60!! WTHeck??

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I fell asleep around 820 last night so I didn't get to take my dinner reading or have a snack..

Woke up this morning and my fasting is 105!!!!! Really?!?

What am I doing wrong?? Sad

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I just read that the longer between your last meal and next, the higher the numbers can be.. maybe I have to make myself have that snack?

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Interesting, I would have that snack.. but I'm just a piggy LOL

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lol.. I would have, too.. but I CRASHED again last night. Don't know why I'm soooo tired lately!! That's 2 nights in a row I've gone to bed before 830!!

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You can eat a TON more than me. I had a few crackers with my lunch today and I was at 143. I can't seem to do any processed carbs such as bread, crackers, cereal, etc. It doesn't matter if I have even a tiny amount it just blows up my numbers. I can do milk, fruit, veggies, and meats. That is about all. And my numbers are still higher than your after meals. I am rarely under 110. Usually I am just under or just over 120 after two hours :/ I am sure I will be put on meal time insulin eventually. I picked up my insulin for night time and it was $75 for a month O.O Blah. DH is going to flip his lid. We have had a lot of unexpected expenses lately.

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I had a poptart with lunch - literally just one! And I don't think it's gonna do well for me.. numbers were 129 when taken over 2 hours later. Blah.. :/

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Yeah, processed breads definitely make me highest...fruit seems to be the best carb for my numbers. I eat a lot of cheese...I love it so it doesn't feel like a compromise like everything else does.

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Ok here's my stats for now.. Today was a challenge from the get go Sad

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Those are not bad. They will give you a week or two to get used to things so don't stress over everything. Your numbers look good and it looks like you stayed within your range of carbs, but it might be the type of carbs you had and how active you were after eating that made a that one slightly high. Play around with different foods and highlight the ones that cause you problems. This will help you determine a pattern...hopefully. I apparently have no pattern other than everything makes me spike, lol Wink

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I agree that it's probably the type of carbs I'm eating.. looking like anything too bread-like tosses me up. I meet with the NP next Thursday and have to bring my sheet in for review. I'm hoping to have to lookin a-ok by then! Smile

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I have ice cream, I drop into the 80's!!! I eat a somewhat decent dinner, I tank. :roll:

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Yesterday looked good Adriana! I had a good day too (minus fasting of course since even with my insulin it is not budging) I had a 108 for breakfast, 111 for lunch, and 103 for dinner.

I had DH buy me two mcDoubles last night on his way home from work (at 10pm). I was craving junk. I took the patties off of one and stuck it on the other burger. So, I had a quadruple burger, lol. It was heavenly. And my fasting this morning was 112 which is one of my lower numbers for fasting. If I up my insulin 5-10 points and eat burgers before I go to bed, you think I could get it under 100? LOL

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So question..

They say they want my fasting under 90. Which I'm seeing just isn't gonna happen.. Is it really that bad being low 100's?

ROFL Do you KNOW how good McDonalds burgers sound right now????????? I can see 4 patties on one bun.. that's one heck of a burger, mama!! Lol

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I wouldn't think low 100's is that bad, but they said they wanted mine under 95. However, when I saw the specialist on Monday, she said as long as they are under 100 she is fine. I would think as long as they are not consistently over 100 you should be fine.

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I meet with the NP on Thursday.. here's hoping she's "impressed" with what she sees!!

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Just talked to DH who has a long break for lunch today - I'm thinking "oh cool, he's calling because he wants to bring me something good to eat." Nope, just to say hi and let me know HE is going out to eat since he didn't pack a lunch. I, on the other hand, have to eat my home made salad and boiled egg. blech. Unfair *pouting*

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"callie2" wrote:

Just talked to DH who has a long break for lunch today - I'm thinking "oh cool, he's calling because he wants to bring me something good to eat." Nope, just to say hi and let me know HE is going out to eat since he didn't pack a lunch. I, on the other hand, have to eat my home made salad and boiled egg. blech. Unfair *pouting*

That's SOOo very unfair, mama.. lol.. :comfort:

Tick tock.. it won't be forever!! Biggrin

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Hey GD mamas - How is everyone doing??

Since my last Appt my Fasting readings have been -
121
122
103
109
118
110
107
101
104
123
101

2 hours post breakfast have been -
138
128
102
101
139
135
142
124
184
103
116
119

2 hours post lunch -
101
115
118
157
111
97
114
94
130
117
107

And dinners - which I don't get to take much because I eat SO late and am not up 2 hours after I eat..
210 (I totally know why this was so high.. and it's all my fault :oops:)
104
168
135

So not too horrific.. My next appt is Friday so we'll see what she thinks! I've gotten into a cycle of eating just some core foods that my body seems to be ok with.. not too much experimenting anymore. Honestly, I'm not too sure I'll go back to eating the old way! My desserts are FAR limited for me right now.. which is showing to be a good thing, I think. And my soda pop intake has all but vanished! I think I've had 50 ounces since I started my new eating regimine.. including at my baby shower! :clappy: MUCH healthier for me. Smile

How's everyone else doing? Biggrin

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I will play:
Fastings for the last week or two:
112
117
109
115
121
107
118
118

85
Breakfast:
147
121
138

114
104
89
140@1hr
103
105
116
Lunch:
110
105
120
122
102
108
Dinner:
134
131
121
123
123
131

116
107
124

The first few readings in each category was from before I went into preterm labor, then the rest are after. It is interesting how my breakfast and lunch stabilized as if my body knew there was something wrong. My dinners have been a little high though. I will have to reign those back in. I *may* have been cheating with my afternoon snacks. Biggrin I think the stress of school was playing a part as well.

I also cannot get my fasting under 100 unless I have a 4am snack, so I think I will stick with that. I just eat a string cheese when I get up to potty so no big deal but it drops my number a good 10-20 points.