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. BecauseContinue reading “When a scheduled birth doesn’t go according to plan”

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 wasContinue reading “My Book: Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes”

What the hell is this?

Today is Friday, April 6 and it is snowing outside. Damn near blizzard. We’re expecting 1-3 inches, with another round of snow on Sunday. This stuff has to stop. My baby belly refuses to get squeezed into my winter coat any longer. I literally had to suck in the best I could to get itContinue reading “What the hell is this?”

I don’t even know what to call this.

Holy shit, it’s been a hell of a week. And it’s only Wednesday. Let me clarify, it seems to be one frustrating situation after the other. Rewind to last Saturday. My son woke up with a rash of little red spots on his stomach and back. They spread throughout the day, and by the time heContinue reading “I don’t even know what to call this.”