the last supper
until lunch tomorrow, anyways.
Yup, I failed the one hour glucose test and have to take the 3 hour tomorrow morning. ugh. I just barely missed the high end of normal so I have to fast from 8:30 tonight until I get there to start the test at 8:30 tomorrow. Then I have to drink lots of gross stuff and they check my blood and pee* every hour until 11:30, when I can finally go home and eat. (and eat and eat and eat) ;)
I was feeling pretty guilty when I got the news on Friday...like it's my fault (I haven't eaten the healthiest diet this time around)...but talking with a couple friends who've had it and reading more about it...it's very common and not necessarily my fault. (although I don't think the bowls of ice cream every night coupled with no exercise in months could have helped) Of course, I don't even know if I have gestational diabetes (what this test is for, in case you don't know what the heck I'm talking about) yet so I did manage to put most of that guilt on hold and enjoyed my weekend. Plenty of time to punish myself after tomorrow.
((I say all this because we can be harder on ourselves than on anyone else. I have 3 close friends who've had gestational diabetes and I never once thought any of them brought it on themselves...just making that clear! I only judge myself so harshly. Hello, Ms. Therapist? This is Stephanie...))
So, right now our kids are tucked in and I will soon make some scrambled eggs with ham and cheese and toast. yum!
I'll probably be back sometime tomorrow but maybe not until Tuesday. I hope you all had fine little weekends. xoxoox
*I hate the word urine. Did you know urine is sterile?? I know someone who used to claim that it was okay to pee in their own bath water because urine is sterile. They will never live that down. Not on my watch. :)