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”

Kendra, the author?

I wrote a book. Now what? “What’s next?” is the question I’ve gotten the most lately. Yeah, I wrote a book about my type 1 diabetic pregnancy (which I would love you to read!), but do I feel any different? No, not really. I mean, it’s a dream come true. It’s what I had hoped forContinue reading “Kendra, the author?”

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”

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,Continue reading “When all you want is a shower”