Here are my results from the GTT
2-hour 166 *
*The nurse said that the 2-hour number was one point higher than they liked, but overall felt very pleased with my results.
My weight gain is still at a stand still. My appetite has yet to completely return, but I am eating. Right now I'm relying on staying hydrated mostly. I don't want to force myself to eat multiple times throughout the day. Breakfast is my most important meal of the day. No more waffles for this Momma, but I've been eating a bowl of Cheerios each morning. If I feel like it's a good acid reflux day, I drink 8 oz of Orange Juice. As long as I'm not going to church, I eat a small spoon full of peanut butter for snack(one of our kids at church has a SEVERE allergy). At lunchtime I eat whatever is easy. If I'm at work it's fast food, but if I'm at home I cook something healthy. At dinner I'm not that hungry. I'm not even eating an afternoon snack. My belly looks and feels like it's grown, and I'm sure that my stomach doesn't have as much room for food now. But I promise that I'm eating when I'm hungry. Whoever came up with the concept of "eating for two" is crazy. People tell me that all the time, but I read that a pregnant woman (singleton pregnancy) only needs an additional 300 calories a day. I had Chick-fil-A yesterday and there's about 300 calories in one packet of their Chick-fil-A sauce!
My appetite was crazy during the first and second trimester, and I guess I needed the extra calories because I was working so much and Ellie was growing so quickly. For now I'm just going to listen to my body and try to make wise food choices. I knew that my appetite would begin to taper off and maybe I just started a little early.