Tag Archives: gestational hypertension

33w1d – Apr 17

Lowlights My pee jug leaked in my fridge. I definitely have a cold. Accompanied by a bad cough. I coughed a lot during my NST, which basically caused BGL to not pass with flying colors. (But nobody freaked out because … Continue reading

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32w6d – Apr 15

Today was long. And emotional. My vessel overflowed. All the keeping it together that I’ve been doing ended, and I had a good cry. I also had a good talk with midwife Jana.  I learned some stuff and would like … Continue reading

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32w3d – Apr 12

For real, I need to stop expecting that my health care providers are going to remember anything about me from week to week. Ultrasound today showed a fine looking BGL. Blood flows were not concerning. That’s about as positive as … Continue reading

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32w2d – Apr 11

I ate four gummy bears after I checked my lunch blood sugar. But what I really want is a cupcake. And a Snickers ice cream bar. Or a hot fudge sundae. It’s just one of those days that I want … Continue reading

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32w1d – Apr 10

My younger sister and mom left on a trip to the Middle East five years ago today. I was about to start my very first round of IVF. It was an exciting time. Today is also exciting. Sort of. Went … Continue reading

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30w5d – Mar 31

Rain all day.  Acupuncture. No more miraculous drop in blood pressure, but I still feel pampered and really good afterward. She massaged my feet and lower legs while the needles were in to help with the minor edema that’s begun … Continue reading

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30w3d – Mar 29

I have a friend who delivered triplets at 30 weeks. They are all miracles. They’re also 3 years old now. Sometimes, I read her posts about her pregnancy to remind myself that I can do this, that others have done … Continue reading

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