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Forum: October 2010   12-20-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By prettyuglybefore
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My heart goes out to Candace and her family. 
Forum: October 2010   12-16-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,713
Posted By prettyuglybefore
Sending peace and love to mistymama and her...

Sending peace and love to mistymama and her family.
Forum: October 2010   12-03-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,302
Posted By prettyuglybefore
Eleanor was 7 lbs 13 oz at birth and Wednesday...

Eleanor was 7 lbs 13 oz at birth and Wednesday at 8 weeks she was exactly 12 lbs.
Forum: October 2010   10-03-2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By prettyuglybefore
Hi all - I haven't been a DDC regular due to a...

Hi all - I haven't been a DDC regular due to a busy life away from the computer, but I wanted to share my birth story with you. I've really enjoyed reading the stories in the September group and now...
Forum: September 2010   10-03-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,519
Posted By prettyuglybefore
Please add - Eleanor Agnes born 12:55 am on...

Please add -

Eleanor Agnes born 12:55 am on 9/29 - 7 lbs, 13 oz - 20.5 in. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif
Forum: October 2010   10-03-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,385
Posted By prettyuglybefore
Please add! Eleanor Agnes born 12:55 am,...

Please add!

Eleanor Agnes born 12:55 am, 9/29 - 7lbs, 13oz - 20.5 in
Forum: September 2010   09-28-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,109
Posted By prettyuglybefore
40 +1 here. I'm getting some fairly serious...

40 +1 here. I'm getting some fairly serious action tonight after having membranes stripped today. I have gestational diabetes and they won't let me go past 41 so I'm hoping this works! I was 3 cm...
Forum: September 2010   09-26-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 7,614
Posted By prettyuglybefore
Keeping fingers tightly crossed for you, Mae!

Keeping fingers tightly crossed for you, Mae!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-15-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By prettyuglybefore
I agree that you should find out what protocol...

I agree that you should find out what protocol is at the facility you will deliver at. I was on insulin last time (glyburide this time) and they had me hooked up to 2 IVs (in each arm) - one with...
Forum: October 2010   09-13-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,176
Posted By prettyuglybefore
I'm 38 weeks today and have been feeling like my...

I'm 38 weeks today and have been feeling like my period is about to start for the past week and a half. It comes and goes - I find it most often happens at night. I was thinking it might be because...
Forum: October 2010   09-12-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,508
Posted By prettyuglybefore
Congratulations!...

Congratulations! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif
Forum: September 2010   09-01-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By prettyuglybefore
I don't get to post very often, but I wanted to...

I don't get to post very often, but I wanted to wish you all a happy September!

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I'm enjoying seeing the all the announcements - come on...
Forum: September 2010   09-01-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By prettyuglybefore
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

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Thanks for that, Mae!
Forum: September 2010   08-28-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 757
Posted By prettyuglybefore
Thanks for all the responses - I'm not going to...

Thanks for all the responses - I'm not going to let it phase me either way in the next few weeks. If she offers and I want to know, I'll do it - if not, I won't.

Good reminder on the stripping...
Forum: September 2010   08-26-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 757
Posted By prettyuglybefore
Yesterday (35w 5d) my Dr. checked my cervix...

Yesterday (35w 5d) my Dr. checked my cervix during GBS testing. I was slightly surprised, though I didn't protest. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shy.gif
She said I was 2 cm....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-24-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,116
Posted By prettyuglybefore
DD1 was 7 lbs even at 38 weeks. Try not to...

DD1 was 7 lbs even at 38 weeks.
Try not to stress the size!
I'm hoping for a ~40 week baby this time and am expecting 8 lbs.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-21-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,204
Posted By prettyuglybefore
Thanks for the words of encouragement, nixnux....

Thanks for the words of encouragement, nixnux. It's so hard to feel defeated when you feel like you are trying really hard. I'm not perfect, but I'm trying!

southernmommie - Hang in there - it's...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-20-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,204
Posted By prettyuglybefore
southernmommie - I agree with nixnux - it takes...

southernmommie - I agree with nixnux - it takes a little while to find your balance. I can get away with more carbs in the morning and evening than I can at lunch or before bed. Making sure that I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-17-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,204
Posted By prettyuglybefore
Quote: Originally Posted by Ambyrkatt...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ambyrkatt http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15745211)
Prettyuglybefore: Are you taking it twice a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-17-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,204
Posted By prettyuglybefore
Ambyrkatt - Wow those fasting numbers are super...

Ambyrkatt - Wow those fasting numbers are super low! Makes me wonder if I should ask about increasing my glyburide dose to the full 2.5? I'm cutting them in half right now with bedtime snack and my...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-17-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,204
Posted By prettyuglybefore
I'm sorry that you failed the 3 hour...

I'm sorry that you failed the 3 hour southernmommie. Keep posting here - even though it is kind of slow right now there are lots of ladies here that have great advice and help.

Once you get into...
Forum: October 2010   08-16-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By prettyuglybefore
DD1 is Adeline (some people call her Addie) and...

DD1 is Adeline (some people call her Addie) and Eleanor is at the top of the list for DD2. Both great names IMHO!http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-12-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,204
Posted By prettyuglybefore
Usami - Thanks for the warning on the low blood...

Usami - Thanks for the warning on the low blood sugar in the middle of the night on the glyburide. I've been waking up with some funky symptoms and feeling REALLY hungry. I'll start testing when it...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-31-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,204
Posted By prettyuglybefore
sk8boarder15 - that sounds dreadful! I did a 1/2...

sk8boarder15 - that sounds dreadful! I did a 1/2 of 2.5 for the first time last night and woke up a few times feeling funny and REALLY hungry. I didn't have the sense to test in the middle of the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-30-2010, 01:35 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,204
Posted By prettyuglybefore
huggingmama - I would ask your midwife if you...

huggingmama - I would ask your midwife if you can self-monitor and record your numbers instead of doing the 3 hour. If you have already done it once I can't imagine doing it again. I have waived all...
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