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End of the Summer of 1,000 miles

I started on a journey 175 days ago. Initially I did not set-out to walk far, but isn’t that is how most of life’s journeys get started? I had a simple goal: I wanted to be able to eat Easter dinner! I have gestational diabetes and need to watch my carb intake, walking naturally lowers your blood sugar, so I started a twice daily walking (or biking) regiment. Before I knew it 30 days passed, then 60, 100, the days just kept passing until I reached 175. I will admit it, my walk is getting a little slower, it resembles more of a waddle than anything. But I’ve managed to walk once a day 100% of the last 175 days, and twice a day on 90% of those days. Continue reading “End of the Summer of 1,000 miles”

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Best Pregnancy Ever – Tales from the Trenches

Preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, miscarriages, NICU stays, bed-rest, overdosed twice by hospital staff . . . I have had my share of pregnancy complications. It may seem odd that the poster child of what you DON’T want to have happen during pregnancy is writing this blog post. But I have learned a thing or two along the way, and even though this pregnancy is no easier than previous ones, it is the best pregnancy ever! Continue reading “Best Pregnancy Ever – Tales from the Trenches”