A Spotty Future

As Mike mentioned on Friday, I was having some vision problems in both eyes on Thursday night and went to bed early. I’d worn my contacts for most of the day, which I don’t do regularly, and I chalked it up to eye fatigue. Friday morning came around and despite ten hours of sleep, my…

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The Eighties Are Alive And Well When It Comes To Urology

Before I left Tuesday’s appointment with Dr. Risky, she handed me perhaps the greatest pamphlet I’ve ever received. My mom took one look at it and said, “I’m pretty sure your dad and I got this exact same pamphlet.” Then she opened it up to the first page and…yep: 1983. Apparently, nothing has changed in…

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Organ Grinder

Thirty three weeks! I am going to make a paper chain for Annabel so she can tear off a link for every day until the baby’s arrival, but it’s really for me. I am strugggggling these days. I’m doing my best to power through, but like I mentioned the other day, I really just want…

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Skinny Is Not My End Game

I saw Dr. Risky this week for the first time in a month. This is the longest I’ve ever gone without seeing her (she missed my last appointment due to jury duty), and I did not like it. I know that normal pregnancies only require monthly visits with an OB…maybe if I’d ever had one…

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Adventures With Glucola

Yesterday I had a double-whammy of a day with my glucose tolerance test and my regular obstetric appointment. Dr. Risky left all the decisions regarding the gestational diabetes test up to me. I could have skipped it and had her diagnose me with GD, or take the one-hour test, or the three-hour test. I decided…

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