Any diabetic who’s thought about getting pregnant has that fear, “what if I can’t control my sugars? What if the thought/fear of complications isn’t enough to make me get hardcore about my blood sugar?” I know I had those thoughts….

Appt #1 — OB

(4 weeks) Clammy hands, sweaty pits, chest pounding….yeah I was nervous.  It didn’t matter that I’d been preggo before. I knew the routine, there should be no surprises. It didn’t matter that I was familiar with the Dr and the…

The Results Are In….

So for the past week I’ve been getting these cramps. Smack dab in the middle of the night, cramps that wake you up, wring out your insides, twist you up and then disappear as suddenly as they came. Takes a…

Happy Anniversary

This February marks my 19th year of being diagnosed with type 1. I’ve lived more of my life with diabetes than without. It comes with mixed emotions. I’m not a fan of this condition. It’s not fun. It’s constant work….



Bedtime blood sugar: 129. No bolus insulin active. Hadn’t eaten anything x2 hours. Wake up blood sugar: 284 This is not cool.

Pass me the Suga

Ok so maybe this is mean, but I’m gonna say it anyway. Came across this “article” about Kristin Cavallari yesterday and laughed out loud. If being tired, wearing leggings all the time, feeling gross and unsexy is a “struggle,” then…

In and Out

Sooooo, seventeen months after popping out my lovely daughter, I think it’s time to buckle down and make another. Not an easy decision on my part. The oak tree has been ready for some time. I, on the other hand,…

Preggo Rant

I’ve decided there is a whole separate culture of American’s, or maybe just humans in general, that have made it completely acceptable to bash and complain about their spouse and moan and groan about their kids to anyone and everyone….

The Beginning

Dec 6 2011….. “Well….according to this ultrasound and the way you’ve been feeling, it looks like we may have to operate…” Instantly my mind went swirly, dizzy, foggy, confused, and a little heart-broke. I had been living in limbo, unsure…