100 lb. Club - failed my gestational diabetes test
11-29-2004, 10:46 AM
yuck.. now I have to go on Friday and take the 3 hour test.. that sucks. I really hope I pass this one!
My iron is also really low so I have to get some extra OTC pills there. Pregnancy is starting to suck. Looking forward to it being done! :D
11-29-2004, 11:23 AM
Dana, that three hour test is yucky. I had to take it three times when I was pregnant. I had gestational diabetes when I was pregnant. I sure hope that you don't have it. I did alot of research on it when I was pregnant and I found some information that really scared me. I read that 75% of women who had gesational diabetes go on to develop diabetes sometime in their life. That was the main thing that got me going to losing some weight.
I hope that your 3 hour test goes well. By the way, you are doing awesome on your weight through your pregnancy! It's such a hard time to keep it under control and you are doing so well.
11-29-2004, 12:37 PM
Good luck with the test. I don't know if I was lucky or unlucky but I didn't have to take the 3 hour test, they sent me straight into the diabetic clinic with 7x a day blood sugar testing to get a baseline. I wouldn't worry too much about it. I know that stress can make your levels be off.
Ditto what Tammy said about wanted to change after having that diagnosis.
11-30-2004, 06:55 AM
Being gestational actually wasn't so much of a bad thing for me. They put me on a special diet and I actually lost weight while pregnant lol.
Hope all goes well for you *hugs*
11-30-2004, 03:26 PM
Lots of love to you and good thoughts and prayers for Friday!
11-30-2004, 03:33 PM
Good luck Friday Dana! :grouphug:
We'll all be here praying for good news.
11-30-2004, 04:35 PM
Good luck on Friday Dana!!
I can't believe what a great job you have done on managing your weight so far. You rock!! :)
12-08-2004, 05:12 PM
Yahoo!! I passed my 3 hour test!! I'm so happy about that - I did realize that I am NO good on a low carb diet!!
Thanks all for your support!
12-08-2004, 06:55 PM
Wow, that's great news -- congrats! Must be a huge relief.
12-08-2004, 08:57 PM
Oh, that's great news! I bet you're so incredibly relieved.
You're doing so darn well with your weight. I wish I had you around for inspiration when I was pregnant.
12-08-2004, 10:21 PM
Great news Dana! Keep us posted, i love hearing about the baby stuff. :)
12-08-2004, 11:26 PM
That's awesome, i'm so happy for you! :)
12-09-2004, 07:48 AM
12-09-2004, 12:15 PM
woohoo WTG Dana.
12-09-2004, 01:31 PM
Dana, great to hear that you passed!! That is really good news. That sure is one less worry to have. :)
12-09-2004, 02:09 PM
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