Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Photo A Day 5/01/11 - snapshot of gestational diabetes.

A small portion of my average day the moment, given that I am 22 weeks pregnant, and a gestational diabetic.
Every day I have
4 finger prick blood sugar level tests (one fasting in the morning, one 2 hours after breakfast, lunch and dinner)
3 metformin pills (one in the morning with breakfast, two in the evening with dinner)
2 multivitamins (with breakfast)
1 vitamin D tablet
1 Iron with vitamin C tablet 
(both at lunch)
And 22 units of insulin every evening before bed. 


Voluptacon said...

Ewww, Good luck with all that rigmarole for the next half of your fetus invasion time!
I was lucky enough to escape the GD monster with both my pregnancies.

Lucky-1 said...

Oh hon, I care for my hubby full time and after 14 years of steroids for his Asthma (work injury and a long story) he now has diateties and its full on for him. 4 needles of insulin a day and countless needle pricks to check his sugars.

My prayers are with you with the GD and wish you all the best and a healthy baby hon.

Anonymous said...

It makes me feel humble watching what you go thru to bring forth a child into the world Tara, one of the thing it shows is your love for your husband and your family your a person to be admired girl and don't ever let anyone tell you otherwise!

love woolie