Wednesday, September 22, 2010

more giveaways!

Sugar bolus is becoming pretty popular. Everyone's giving away more and more stuff, plus what a great way to get to meet new people and read new blogs, and who doesn't want to win something???

Anyway - head over to Meri @ our Diabetic life for her awesome give away. Make sure you comment before the 23rd @ midnight!

***and check out this giveaway! plus her blog is pretty awesome too. so much free stuff everywhere, i love contests! (though i can't remember the last one i won :-( haha***

Monday, September 20, 2010

*fun stuff!*

I wrote a long post but for some reason my computer hates me right now and won't let me copy it from word and paste it in here. :-( Hopefully I can try again soooon and it will work?!? Until then... pictures to hold you over.

******I'm just going to retype it ... rawr******

...There's lots of new, fun things that are going on. I'm super excited! To start I've signed up @
Candy Hearts to do the sugar sugar bolus at the beginning of december! and I also signed up @
D Tales to be a part of this months blogger basal. I've also been emailing and speaking to a bunch of different people who make some pretty cool diabetes products (pump packs, medic alert and diabetes awareness jewelry, test kits, and lots of other fun stuff,) so far I have a couple different people who have commited to donating items that I'm going to be using for my Sugar Bolus, I'll also being doing some reviews of their products so watch for them as a preview of what you could win!!!. (I do need to know what everyone thinks ... since I have a few different products should I split them up into packages and have two different winners or should I do them all individually and have numerous different winners???)

My mom, sister, and one of my best friends have been planning my baby shower and it's really coming together. all of the invitation have been mailed and the last of them will be hand delivered to the girls I work with tomorrow. It's less than 2 weeks away and I can't wait. It means we're once step closer to meeting baby T. we've already had over 30 people rsvp! :-D I'm so excited!

and speaking of baby t - we're officially @ 28 weeks! woohoo ... i'm getting bigger, baby T's getting bigger, and bit T ... well he's just being a great guy and dealing with me every day lol. we have another appointment this week. at the one last week the dr. decided that since baby t is doing so well they're going to attempt to let me go to 39 weeks. we're still looking at a 9 in 10 chance of a c-section, but i'm ok with that. my dr. was able to hear his heartbeat on the doppler instantly at the last appointment, it was extremely strong and loud. we won't have another ultrasound for 3 more weeks (a very long time when I'm used to having them every 2 weeks, i've already had 12 or 13!) we have the appointment on friday and then 2 weeks after we have our next appointment along with his next ultrasound. after that we'll start having our weekly nsts. and then it's the home stretch from that point on. looks like we'll be having him right around dec. 1st. i can't wait until the count down is finally below 10 weeks ... single digits seem much more realistic and do-able!

And on the diabetes side of life ... it of course love to rear it's ugly little head all of the time. my blood sugars have actually been better than ever through out my pregnancy. my last a1c was a 5.3. they needed to lower my basal rates because i was having too many lows. i think it's time we the rates back up at least a little because my blood sugars have been rising a little bit almost constantly, it seems like every day i have at least one blood sugar that is a tiny bit higher than the day before ... time to make my next endo appointment!

ok and finally here are the pictures that i promised...

My blood sugar going higher and higher, ug.
A picture of my diabetes tattoo that I got last February when visiting friends in Kentucky. (2002 was the year I was diagnosed.) Me and big T being silly before going shopping on saturday :-D.
And my pregnant belly (in the work bathroom of course lol) 27 weeks 3 days. I'm pretty sure I'm even bigger now lol.

Friday, September 10, 2010


I'm not feeling very well at all. I think I might be coming down with a little cold but it was bad enough that I called off work today to spend the day in bed. And litterally that's what I did - stayed in bed all day long. Tonight while Big T was leaving for work I decided I had enough energy to organize some of my diabetes supplies. I cleaned out some boxes and put other supplies into plastic totes. And this is where I'm at now ...

...the red tote is full of random loose stuff that had no place, then there are extra boxes or reserviors, lancets, plastic totes - one has sites one has reservoirs one has test strips and one has tapes and iv prep.

...and then all of my extra boxes of sites.

On the baby front I'm getting pretty big. My belly grows every day. We have an appointment tomorrow morning, though I can't remember if it's just a dr. visit or a dr. visit and an ultrasound. Either way I'm sure they'll at least do the doppler to hear his perfect little heart.