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31 Weeks

How far along? 31 weeks Total weight gain: Nothing according to my scale. Appointments: My last week without an appointment!  We have an ultrasound next Tuesday so hopefully I will have an updated picture soon. How big is baby?  This

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30 Weeks

How far along? 30 weeks – three quarters of the the way there! Total weight gain:  I was weighed at my OB appointment and I did not gain anything over the past two weeks. Appointments: I had a regular OB appointment this week. 

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GD Update

This is the face I make when I think about gestational diabetes: So much has happened that I thought it deserved a whole post.  I have been monitoring my blood sugar four times per day, before breakfast and after each meal. 

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29 Weeks

How far along? 29 weeks Total weight gain:  With my new low-carb diet, I don’t think I’ve gained anything over the past week. Appointments: I only had one appointment this week, with the nurse practitioner at the diabetes center.  She

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Gestational Diabetes

I just can’t seem to get away from needles, can I?  This is my blood sugar testing kit and accessories.  I also check my keytones each morning.  Ketones in urine mean that my body is breaking down fatty acids which

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28 Weeks

How far along? 28 weeks Total weight gain: 2.5 lbs over the past two weeks, so 14 in my book and 18 in theirs. Appointments: I feel like my week has been one long appointment!  3-hour glucose test, OB, dentist,

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27 Weeks

How far along? 27 weeks – Third Trimester! Total weight gain: I don’t think I’ve gained anything since my last appointment. Appointments:  I have so many appointments this coming week.  On Monday a regular OB appointment, as well as a

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26 Weeks

How far along? 26 weeks Total weight gain: According to the doctor’s scale, I am 2lbs heavier than last month.  So that’s 15.5 total according to them, 11.5 according to me. Appointments: We had one this past Monday.  We’re now

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25 Weeks

How far along? 25 weeks Total weight gain:  I don’t think I’ve gained anything over the past week.  The scale has remained consistant. Appointments: This coming Monday! How big is baby?  Head to heels, your baby now measures about 13

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24 Weeks

How far along? 24 weeks Total weight gain: Looking at my picture, I HAD to gain something this week… Appointments: Next one in a week and a half. How big is baby?  The bambino gained about 4 ounces this week,

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Hi! We're Candice & Andy, writing about our kids Tristan & Delaney and our life in Western Pennsylvania.
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