A Night in Triage

Starting around 3pm I started vomiting uncontrollably at work.  I got home around 6pm and assumed that I might have just eaten something that didn’t settle, but after a couple more hours I got more concerned as dizziness started, plus extreme pain in my left side and lower back. My boyfriend took me to Triage […]

My Strong Little Guy

》video:  my strong little guy 《 The baby books/apps and doctors keep advising not to worry if the baby’s movement lessens at the 9 month mark it is due to the baby’s growth and now having limited room to make big movements because of their size … Acelyn is actually moving around more than ever! […]

9 Month Mark

Pregnancy Status: Week 36 Current Mood: Miserable but only because I have bronchitis which is aggravating my migraines that are happening multiple times per week as it is.  I’m so excited to meet Ace in less than a month!!! Cravings: southern comfort foods Looking forward to: Seeing my little boy’s face and holding him for […]

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: 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 […]

Third Trimester Update

Pregnancy Status: Week 32 Current Mood: ugh. Ace is pushing his entire body into my left side which is really painful and also adds to the lower back pain Cravings: none this week Looking forward to: my little boy being born Right now fearing: the discomfort for the remainder of my third trimester Partner’s Status: […]

What’s this? Pressure? Contractions?

I had thought it was strange that in just this past week [29] Ace was moving around in a different pattern and putting a lot of pressure really low towards my uterus … then I started reading about Braxton Hicks contractions.  Apparently that’s the drastically uncomfortable feeling I’ve been experiencing and I can expect it […]