Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Diabetes Awareness Month

I can't believe that 9 months have passed since I gave birth to my daughter. She has officially been out of my belly as long as she was in (aka OALASWI).


She's crawling around, pulling herself up to standing, has two baby teeth, is starting to babble, loves eating finger foods, and is always getting into mischief!

As for me, I'm still trying to stick with the eating habits that I followed while I had gestational diabetes, but breastfeeding makes me so hungry....and not just hungry for anything, I'm hungry for carbs! So right now I eat more carbs than I did while pregnant, but I try to pick healthy whole grains and fruit. It's always in the back of my mind that I should control with my sugar intake. I don't drink pop, I don't put sugar in my coffee, and I can't even fathom eating an entire candy bar (although I will indulge in a mini Halloween candy now and then).  I'm down to 117 lbs now, which is actually lower than I like to be, but that's pretty normal for me while I'm breastfeeding. This baby is just sucking the fat off me, which is fine by me, it looks cuter on her anyway.

This special 9th month for Ayla is also a special month for diabetics. It's Diabetes Awareness month! In honor of this month, American Recall Center asked for my input on what I wanted people to know about diabetes. I told them that the number one thing I wish people knew about diabetes is that it can happen to anyone. People often think that being overweight and eating too much sugar causes it, but there are a lot of factors that contribute to diabetes, many of which are out of a person’s control, such as genetics, family history, or ethnicity. Sometimes people have no apparent risk factors and still end up with diabetes. To see their post with contributions from a variety of diabetic bloggers, click here.

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