Week 15: Shhh, I’m almost afraid to say this for fear it might break the spell, but things seem to have quietened down a bit. Insulin requirements are still dropping ever so slightly, but are the nearest they’ve been to stable for months.
Week 16: Captain, we’ve got this under control. Things are stable. I haven’t adjusted my basal rates in over a week – the longest they’ve gone unchanged since the start of pregnancy. I’m still monitoring like a demon, but it’s nice to have a bit of a quieter period on the diabetes front, it gives me time to enjoy the pregnancy side of things.
The bump is growing at pace so I’ve moved into maternity jeans. These are the most comfortable clothing known to womankind, I’m hooked. The only problem is where to stick the pump. In my naivety I initially bought a pair of jeans that sit below the bump, but they’ve gone back to the shop because I felt like I had a ;