200th finger prick!

This morning I pricked my finger, just as I’ve done for the past 50 days. But today’s poke was a milestone. It marked my 200th finger prick since my gestational diabetes diagnosis back in October. In case you’re wondering, poking yourself and squeezing blood out of your fingertip is not fun. In fact, the first…

Feeding my freezer.

Today I’m crossing another baby to-do item off the list. My freezer is stocked FULL with 16 meals. We’re even trying some new recipes, like chicken and spinach pasta bake, baked penne with chicken and sun-dried tomatoes and shepherd’s pie. (And, since gestational diabetes disappears with delivery, I’ll have the freedom to eat these carby…

It’s all going to be okay.

My preference is to blog about the happy things in life. I generally stay away from the negative. But life’s always about ups and downs–even during this super happy time of waiting for our baby girl’s arrival. Two not-so-happy things happened in the past couple of weeks: Our daycare doesn’t have space for her until…