When a scheduled birth doesn’t go according to plan

*This is an excerpt from my book, Sugar Free Mom-to-Be, about my pregnancy with type 1 diabetes. It wasn't until the birth of my second son that I realized how truly spontaneous the birth of a baby is. Do things ever goes as planned? Just like my pregnancies, I had two very different births. Because [...]

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My Book: Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes

My Book: Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes

The first time I found out I was pregnant four years ago, I was hungry for information about a type 1 diabetic pregnancy. So I took to the internet. Shockingly, I found next to nothing about type 1 diabetic women's personal experiences with pregnancy. Everything I found was very clinical, and not what I was [...]

I’m still here

So it's been a minute, huh? A new baby will do that to ya. On June 12, our family was surprised and blessed with a baby boy! And a big one...9 pounds, 4 ounces! We knew that baby was gonna be bigger than brother, who was 8 pounds, but I was not expecting a baby [...]

When all you want is a shower

The weather finally took a turn for the better this weekend. Just in time for other things to take a turn for the worse. Maybe not worse...but gross. As Spring is finally in full bloom, my husband's schedule has picked up as well, meaning I'm on one-on-one defense with our son on Saturdays. It's cool, [...]

Unintentional Ketosis

So this weekend was a productive one. We are damn near finishing the nursery, with just a few minor things to complete. I also started pulling out the old baby supplies and newborn clothes and blankets to start stocking the necessary supplies. First of all, holy crap, my son had a ton of baby clothes. [...]