Our Snack Recommendation

These adorable Japanese snacks are called Umaibo and they come in lots of flavors. Umaibo translates to Yum Sticks and that they are. I ordered an assortment because I wanted to try as many as I could. So far we’ve tried 11 different flavors. πŸ¬πŸŒ½πŸ™πŸ›πŸ‘…πŸ₯˜πŸ₯—πŸ•πŸ”πŸ½πŸ§€ Flavors pictured from my personal page: Sugar Rush, Takoyaki, Chicken […]

Experiencing ‘Technical’ Difficulties

So included in my barely implemented birth plan was my want to 100% breastfeed.Β  I’m at about 70% of goal. I’m taking so the right steps by eating well, taking Fenugreek, and am a very determined person.Β  My little big guy has latched perfectly since day 1 (which amazes me), has a big appetite, and […]

Medical Updates

My FINAL 3 Hour (but really 2 Hour) Glucose Tolerance Test results came back “completely normal” ~ I don’t have Gestational Diabetes !!! Odd thing too that I passed an approximate 2mm Kidney Stone today after my flight to NYC for a business trip.  I had been feeling lower flank pain on my left side […]

Glucose Tolerance Test: 1 Hour

I had my standard Gestational Diabetes Test yesterday. Β My blood was drawn an hour after drinking a bottle of red sugary beverage (that didn’t taste bad at all actually; just like over-sugared fruit punch) and I was told “no news is good news” … Today I get a call from my doctors office letting me […]