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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Keep Trying

This week has kicked my butt, both emotionally and physically. My hyperemesis, which had been pretty manageable the last few weeks, has really kicked it up the last few days. I left my house yesterday with the intention of running errands at five different places. I barely made it to two before I had to…

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The Curious Sister

Now that I am about halfway through this pregnancy, I’ve started to let myself think that there might be a baby at the end of this hell rainbow. When I’d be throwing up for the bajillionth time before breakfast, or watching a nurse struggle to find a vein for an IV I’d think, “I’d better…

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Mother Daughter Doctor Day

Annie and I both had medical visits yesterday. Since Dr. Looove and Dr. Risky’s offices are close to each other, and since we live decidedly un-close to both of them, I made Annie’s appointment for 45 minutes before mine…and then checked the clock every five seconds to make sure we’d be out of there in…

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