Glucose Tolerance Test: 3 Hour AGAIN

Yes, my doctor said I needed to re-take the 3 Hour Blood Glucose Tolerance Test due to her concern that Gestational Diabetes might have contributed to my episodes last week … I got through an hour before breaking out in a cold sweat and nearly fainting.  The nurses let me lay in an exam room, […]

Why So Unhealthy ?

Today was my 32 Week Prenatal Visit and due to my ER visit last week (migraine), one of my doctors recommends that I take the 3 Hour Blood Glucose Tolerance Test … AGAIN. I’m sure she wouldn’t have recommended it if it wasn’t necessary, but I dread taking it again!  Apparently one of the levels […]

Migraine = Emergency Room

While sitting at my desk at work, out of nowhere, I got the worst migraine I’ve had in years.  My vision started to have an aura to it and my eyes quickly became sensitive to the fluorescent lighting, my hands went numb, then the pain exploded through my head so quickly that the back of […]

Glucose Tolerance Test: 3 Hour

Arrived at 8am … My blood was drawn to have a glucose level to base the following tests on, before drinking the sugar solution. Finished the red sugar solution drink at 8:27AM which was chilled and tasted like overly sweetened fruit punch.  Yes, I admit I kinda liked it. I’m a little worried about the […]

Glucose Tolerance Test: 1 Hour

I had my standard Gestational Diabetes Test yesterday.  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 […]