Do you want to hear the good news or the bad news first? Okay....good news it is!
The baby looks great (I had another ultrasound....I'm so lucky!) and I am measuring right on target. My weight gain is right on target, too.
The bad news.....
I failed my Glucose screening test! I was not expecting this, so I was pretty shocked, as was my doctor. I was down in the dumps about the results for an hour or so, but I'm fine now. First of all, it could be WAY WORSE. I unfortunately know this from experience. Second of all, IT IS WHAT IT IS! I've done everything that I should be doing to have a healthy pregnancy and beyond that, it's out of my control. If this pregnancy is causing my insulin not to do its job, what can I do about it? Ya know?
Of course I don't want to have gestational diabetes and will be bummed if I have it, but if you think about it....how amazing is it that medicine can determine this so a woman can be properly treated in order to avoid any severe and/or life-threatening side effects for herself and the baby? I just have to thank God for that one!
Many women fail the 1 hour test that I had today and pass the 3 hour test (that I will have in a week in a half) with flying colors. There are so many factors that can play into a false positive. So, until I hear the words, "You have gestational diabetes", I am going to try not to give it a second thought. In the meantime, if you wouldn't mind keeping me in your prayers, I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks!!!