Tuesday, July 15, 2008

26 weeks and counting!


After getting my own personal Blog Cheerleaders, Erin & Katie, I am finally posting a picture of my belly. This is the most recent one I have. I'm 26 weeks in this pic, and I will be 29 weeks on Thursday. I just got diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes, last week and it's not so fun! I am not on insulin...yet, but I'm afraid it may be around the corner. I have been watching my carbs and sugars and yet my blood glucose levels are still elevated. I was pretty shocked to learn that I had G.D. since I have only gained 10 pounds at 28 weeks. I have quickly learned that there are many factors that contribute to GD and I am not on a diet. My main problem was that I was eating most of my carbs at night instead of spreading them out throughout the day. And I can't drink so much juice, oh how I am missing my Grape Cranberry juice every morning! I also learned that I am slightly anemic, so I have to take more iron pills. I was on such a roll, I had no morning sickness, a great 1st and 2nd trimester, and now on the home stretch - I have some minor set backs. At least the baby is healthy and for now, I can manage the GD with diet. I'll keep ya posted. I meet with my Diabetes Specialist tomorrow and then another follow up appt with my doctor on Tuesday. I can't believe I'm already going in every 2 weeks! Time is flying by!

7 comments:

lrix said...

You are looking so good! It is so exciting that you are on the home stretch! Keep up the good attitude with the GD, just a few months to go and it will all be worth it.

Kittierin said...

Go Darci! Go! Go! Go Darci!

Keys Family said...

You look so cute pregnant!! I am so excited for you and Tagg. You'll be great parents!!

Lataun said...

It's not fair...10 pounds..that's crazy. Hang in there. Such a cute pic. You'll be glad you took it. Your baby will love to see what you looked like carrying her.

Such a cute mom already.

Katie B. said...

Darci you look SO good! You are going to loose all your baby weight and then some so easy!!! I can't wait to hold your little girl.

Katie B. said...

PS I'm signed in under my sister in law, but its really me, Katie.

GO Dari GO!

Kami Herring said...

Cute room. How exciting to be on the home stretch.