Hypoglycemia to Hyperglycemia, and throwing out Carbohydrate Ratios

My pregnancy so far has followed the standard type 1 diabetes pregnancy.  Weeks 7-11, I experienced a lot of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).  That really sucked, I have to say.  No one likes having low blood sugar and I was having it 4-5 times a day.  I took to chugging regular ginger ale at my … Continue reading Hypoglycemia to Hyperglycemia, and throwing out Carbohydrate Ratios

“High Risk” Pregnancy- Meeting the Team at the Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine

I wrote this post about 5 weeks ago, but hadn't yet gone public with the pregnancy yet.  Here it is: I had my first visit with my High Risk OB  Center for Advanced Fetal Care at week 8 of my pregnancy. After referring me, my regular OB/Gyn warned me, saying that this particular hospital is … Continue reading “High Risk” Pregnancy- Meeting the Team at the Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine

Pregnant!

Yes - I'm pregnant.  It's been a whirlwind of emotions the past 12 weeks.  I found out I was pregnant just days after being in the ICU for a stomach bug that affected my blood sugars - see my Starvation Ketosis post.  When I told the nursing staff I might be pregnant they did a urine … Continue reading Pregnant!