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I Had Gestational Diabetes

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    But I Was Pregnant and Hungry....

    I had gestational diabetes with both of my pregnancies.  For those of you women who've experienced it, you know it's no day at the park!!!!!!!!!  ={    . First you have to drink that awful sweet junk that just makes you want to puke.. then after the...
    prettyinpink prettyinpink 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 18, 2007

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    Just Delivered After Being Pregnant With Gestational Diabetes

    hey everyone, i just delivered my baby boy before full term end of week 34!! but we are both good now:) its been 3weeks now. the baby is good and weighed 3. 2 kgs which is normal. anyways the problem is i still have high blood sugar levels and i dont understand what i should do...
    deenah21 deenah21 22-25, F May 30, 2013

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    Vegetarian With Gestational Diabetes Is A Challenge!!!!

     I also had GD. It actually saved my weight. What I mean by that is I had already gained 30lbs by the 28th week. After diagnosis, I didn't gain another pound.  My daughter was born via C-section (breech) at 7lbs 14 oz.....PERFECT!  I was religious with the diet...
    Kellfee Kellfee 36-40, F Oct 21, 2009

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    I Failed The 3hr Lab Test

    I was informed that I have GD. I felt sad and worried. Now I'm finding it challenging to eat the foods I normally would neglect. I feel hungry most of the time, although I eat healthy foods consistently. How am I going to get through this pregnancy?
    beautifulrain4u beautifulrain4u 36-40 1 Response Dec 18, 2010

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    Very Frustrated

    I was diagnosed with GD with my first baby when I was 30 weeks. I had no idea how severe it would be. My OB wanted me to manage it with diet (which I did) but I was basically on an Atkin's diet for two months. My baby was born healthy and the OB told me my GD was gone based on...
    charli0e charli0e 31-35 Apr 4, 2011

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    Vegetarian With Gestational Diabetes Is A Challenge!!!!

     I also had GD. It actually saved my weight. What I mean by that is I had already gained 30lbs by the 28th week. After diagnosis, I didn't gain another pound.  My daughter was born via C-section (breech) at 7lbs 14 oz.....PERFECT!  I was religious with the diet...
    Kellfee Kellfee 36-40, F Oct 21, 2009

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    The reason i am writing this is because leading up to the days up to my abortion i was googling like crazy trying to read through as many experiences as possible to know what i am...
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    I have just been diagnosed with Diabetes Insipidus, I am 31 years old and have had this condition my whole life. Being diagnosed is such a relief. I have just started taking...
    Eugenemarlo Eugenemarlo 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    Hello to all We are a couple who just had its second child. A boy diagnosed the previous week with nephrogenic diabetes insipidus. We are very scared about how his life will be...
    Apprentice1 Apprentice1 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    If there is anybody with type 2 diabetes. Please send me a message with a personal experience.
    SupremeEbonyGoddess SupremeEbonyGoddess 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    In 2004 suddenly overnight I started drinking 6 gallons of water a day and urinating all the time. The only way I was happy was sitting on the toilet drinking ice cold water. After...
    Ndewald Ndewald 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I have type one diabetes for almost 3 years and it was a big change in my life and I'm still having trouble controlling it
    teengirl018 teengirl018 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Hey, I was born with this god awful condition that if i could I'd gladly give to someone else. Let me explain; I have NDI despite the fact it is a rare condition in males, i am...
    Kezza911 Kezza911 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    Having a very fragrant Skunktember! It's been a very long time, 2 months exactly it seems, since I was last perfumed, so to celebrate Skunktember I decided that despite the fact I...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 16 hrs ago

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    I am a mountain biker. A few years back I was descending a service road in the mountains near where I live. I was moving along at about 25 miles an hour. The service road...
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    okay so hi im Andrea. kind of new to this app but im kind of liking it because it feels good to let things out from time to time. so here i am right now just talking abt my recent...
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    I am a young woman who fell in love with a young woman. I wasn't ready. And she was not ready for someone who needed more time... We had our differences, we struggled to...
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    I am 29. I have had 2-3 people in my life who I have called my best friend. But I don't have one anymore. Friends come and go. I find myself really wishing I had someone like that...
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    Okay so last Friday I was at My boyfriend's house and we were in his room waiting for his parents to finish up dinner. his younger brother had his girlfriend over as well. Me and...
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    I had a dream that me and a couple friends were in the back yard playing beerpong but we ran put of beer so the game ended..nobody was even drunk.and no one drank beer?wich is...
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    Every time I sit down to try out a book at my local book retailer, my bladder interrupts my relaxed state, forcing me to abuse the free toilets in a nearby store. I have seen a few...
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    LOL I have had many of those.
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    So there is no more court. My lawyer did play the 911 tape though. It's got me curious to know if the guy who saved my life is on at least Facebook. His name is Blake Walters but...
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    I had dental work today, so I may not be on for a while. Please Pray for me. Thanks.
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    I have been doing well, for the most part. This past Sunday was rough....another first of things that have changed due to my affair. I had downloaded Maroon 5's new album last...
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    I just realized we passed a year since the first actual confirmation of sex, DDay.. He told her we had sex sept 10 last year and my husband found out sept 11 last year....of...
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Oh my god, I was so scared. I didn't even have sex. I did other things... And then my period was late, and my first, absolutely certain thought was "pregnancy". I just wasted 20...
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    I had an inguinal hernia surgery 2 days ago. Does anyone know how long the post surgery pain lasts so intensely that I need to take painkillers?
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    I really don't care who reads this, I'm not looking for sympathy of any kind. I just need to tell someone... And maybe some one will take the time to read this. It's not that I don...
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    I lost my Dad when I was four so yea....I have a had a lot of time to think about his death, fathers, him and well, everything. I was four and although I was in the room right...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    DOG BITE (the story), This is a story about events that took place during 6 days in a row last year (2013), on the last week of November. It was one of the most bizarre...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 2 days ago

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    DOG BITE (the story), This is a story about events that took place during 6 days in a row last year (2013), on the last week of November. It was one of the most bizarre...
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    My affair began due to a long distance relationship. I had been dating my boyfriend for 2 years prior to moving 6,000 miles away for a job. The job was only supposed to be for one...
    Sabrina89 Sabrina89 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I want to share my experience with the abortion pill. So I had a previous abortion a couple years ago and did it the surgical way at planned parenthood. That experience was fine...
    californiagrl53 californiagrl53 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 18

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    I had the weirdest dream ever. I jst accepted that i was bi. And i had met the perfect guy for me he had brown hair blue eyes and very hot. So my mum and i jst moved in to a new...
    DCK1309 DCK1309 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I am 41 yrs old. I had an abortion 2 yrs ago when I was 39. I am married for 17 yrs and have twins who were 5 yrs old at the time. My husband & I struggled for 4 years with...
    flamengogirl flamengogirl 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Just wanting to give you guys an update. I last posted in this group in 2012, which was the year I went through the most agonising year of my life. Since my abortion on the 27th...
    catherinex catherinex 18-21 1 Response Aug 19

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    First of all I would like to thank those who take the time to read this. It took me all of my willpower to go seek out help for this is an experience I have a hard time talking...
    paschall1993 paschall1993 18-21, M Aug 19

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    About a year ago, I became pregnant. I was 17, and I was terrified. I was always responsible, I was always careful. I had my entire life figured out, a 4.1 GPA, all my college...
    af996 af996 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    31 days ago I had my 3rd abortion. Within these 31 days I have barely allowed myself to cope with my feelings because I had so much at stake and couldn't afford to be depressed. My...
    inmysoul0505 inmysoul0505 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    I had a dream about it last night again. It wasn't a psych ward but it was a residential treatment facility. I lived in a small house with five other girls. I was there at...
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    It's been a long time since my best friend and I had ended our friendship. She was the most caring person that I know and the most crazy of all. Everyday we chat, talk to each...
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    Good afternoon!! I am new here and I'm in need of some support right now. My husband and i have been married for 3 years and together for 4 years. I have never been done so wrong...
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    I had a great day today. My first day of teaching since before summer vacation. It was great to see my students again. We had the usual small talk about what they had been doing...
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    I feel an intense need to get a lot off of my shoulders. I've made a huge mistake. I think it's therapeutic to talk. I am 23 years old. I've been married for 2 years. I married my...
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    Everything was fine. I just got into the car and me and my dad were driving somewhere and I was completely normal and content. But like every other time my dad finds a way to drive...
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