Today was the glucose test. For all you non-preggos, this is a test to make sure that I am not developing Gestational Diabetes. Most pregnant women fear this test. I never have. It's not a horrible thing really. So many people make it sound horrible. I will admit that it used to be better than it is now. With Lindsey, the drink was carbonated... so my orange drink tasted like Sunkist. mmmmm. Nothing wrong with that. Now it is just REALLY sweet with a hint of fake orange flavor, no carbonation. Not that yummy, but not too horrible. If I am showing signs of developing GD, I will get a call from my Dr's office. If not... No news is good news.
Weight wasn't horrible, but I honestly was hoping for less of a gain. Last visit I gained 6 lbs in 3 weeks. This visit I packed on 5 lbs in 4 weeks... at first I was upset, but I just looked it up and it says that during the 2nd trimester the normal gain is about 1 - 2 lbs per week. I gained BARELY over a lb a week, so I guess I shouldn't be hard on myself. I am currently tipping the scales at 151 lbs. If you remember I began at 135. This is definitely my LEAST favorite part about pregnancy. I am really hoping to end this pregnancy no higher than 160, but with 16 weeks left, I have no doubt that I will more than likely end closer to 165. I am not going to do anything rash to make sure I stay below a certain weight, so don't worry about me. This isn't my first rodeo. I eat when I'm hungry and I take my walks. I am doing everything as smart and healthy as I can.
Here I am 24 weeks pregnant.
Moving right along. Next visit will be with a nurse practitioner. I am discussing Tubal Ligation, so if anyone has any experience, advice, or thoughts on that subject, let me know.
I would like to apologize to all of you who typically get blog comments from me. I have been so out of it in the blogging world. I plan on catching up tomorrow. :)
P.S. Almost forgot. For those who don't know! I am excited to tell you that.... my sister and I are both pregnant at the same time... she is nearly 18 weeks pregnant. She just found out she is having a girl too. I couldn't be more excited. Both of us are pregnant with unplanned pregnancies. It is the funniest situation, but we are both really excited... and I am so happy that my sister is getting her little girl, since she already has an awesome little boy!