Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Diet stuff that works!


Yesterday I headed to a nutritionist/ Nurse practitioner to figure out why I have Gestational Diabetes AND Hypoglycemia, and how I can manage my diet and sugar.
She gave me this awesome website http://www.sparkpeople.com/ and if your pregnant you can go to http://www.babyfit.com/ . They have this awesome thing where you can add everything you eat, and count your calaries. I have to keep at 1800 calaries (because I am schmedium) and I have to eat mostly protein. Easier said than done, but I am sure gonna give it my all.
As of today, I have failed miserably! Keep in mind the normal rate of sugar is 80 - 110. Anything above or below is bad!
Wake up - 7:30ish - sugar 70 (too low)
After breakfast - 130 (too high) - mind you I had 1 egg for breakfast
After mid day snack - 95 - FINALLY!
After lunch - 80 - Yipeee!
and I am to take my sugar again at 6pm
Needless to say I have no idea what is going on with the sugar. First it is too low, then way too high, then back to normal. Hopefully this website is going to keep track of what I CAN and CAN'T eat :)

3 comments:

Nanette said...

I belong to Spark People. :) I'm not as active on it as I should be, but I have friends who swear by it.

Clueless Cat said...

Glad you found a way to help track your diet! :)

Rachel said...

omggggg. i was OBSESSED with sparkpeople. it helped me lose 35 pounds last year. i haven't logged in in a LONG time, but i should start again. it really helps to put into perspective everything that you put into your body!

i have a group on there called twentysomething sparkers... i'm pretty sure the membership is up there in numbers now, but it's been so long since i've logged in that i'm not really sure. :o(

good luck though!!!!

xo