Tag: Anemia

Third Trimester Update

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Life has been a bit draining lately, I won’t deny it! I’m on the home stretch of my pregnancy now and instead of moving quickly it’s slow down drastically.  A couple of weeks ago I failed my 1 hour non-fasting glucose test. Since I failed, I had to go back in to take a three hour test. This test was not fun. I had to stay at the lab for three hours after fasting to get my blood drawn 4 times from 9pm the night before and wasn’t allowed to leave till around 12:30pm. Thankfully my mother in law was available to watch the kids and my husband could get time off to go with me! The results came back that I do not have gestational diabetes! Praise the Lord. As, trying as this pregnancy has been energy wise and my body not absorbing vitamins and iron (anemia) well, I really didn’t want something else to try to adjust before baby arrives!  Continue reading