Sickness and GD

I’m so sick I usually struggle with nausea in the first trimester, but I’ve been lucky enough to not suffer with actual vomiting in my previous pregnancies. Everything was fine this time… But something this weekend has changed! I keep being sick and...

The first scan & time to meet the diabetes team

My first scan You pee on a pregnancy test stick and it says it’s positive and then that’s it. No one checks or does anything to check you’re actually pregnant until today. It’s all riding on this scan to see if it is a positive pregnancy or...

Nighttime hypos

Hypos in the night Since moving and settling in, my blood sugar levels have returned to be more stable, but I keep having the odd random nighttime hypo, hitting between 2 and 3am. Many ladies in my Facebook group say they worry about having hypos in the night when...

Moving house

Finally time to move It’s been a tough time with Gavin being away Mon – Fri working in Scotland and me practically being a single Mum looking after the boys on my own. We don’t have any friends or family locally and so I don’t see any adults at...

The sweet smell of insulin!

The sweet smell of insulin Many people laugh when I say I like the smell of insulin, but it’s true, I do! To me, insulin is the smell of pregnancy and is a happy thing. I get gestational diabetes in all my pregnancies, I always need insulin and when you’ve...