Think? you ask... well yes, in my mind - the worst case scenario was playing out in my head. With gestational diabetes that can't be managed with just diet and exercise, I would risk out of BirthCare due to this condition. If i did get diagnosed, but could maintain it with diet and exercise, I could stay in. In my mind, the worst case scenario was playing out... set myself up for disappointment, while hoping for the best.
Well it seems I have borderline passed, BUT...
|Fasting||75||95 mg/dl or higher|
|One hour||220||180 mg/dl or higher|
|Two hours||160||155 mg/dl or higher (Birthcare uses 165 as the cutoff)|
|Three hours||87||140 mg/dl or higher|
So the confusion is that while I BOMBED my 1 hr test, I failed/passed my 2 hr test depending on who you talk to. According to Birthcare, they use the score of 165 and i scored 160 - so technically i only failed one of the tests. So I Passed. But we are waiting to hear back from the Dr. about whether i should take nutritional classes and continue to monitor myself - which I am thinking I probably want to do anyways b/c My 1hr test score was SOOOO high!
My Hac1 came back 5.5 which i was told was low and good. So overall, It's my body's immediate reaction to sugar...
This scare was probably good as I was letting my laziness and urges take over. So with the Husband's help, we are back to a normal diet - less sugar/candy and more exercise. It's great b/c we are trying to take more family walks with the pups.
Phew, I won't lie... i was pretty stressed about this, but i'm so thankful and glad that it worked out. But i need to make sure i stay motivated, active and in control of my diet!