I doubt many parents want to hear that their child is “unremarkable,” but when we heard that he-beastie’s spine (he decided to cooperate this third time) was “unremarkable,” Mr. MC and I both breathed a sigh of relief. “Unremarkable” because there is nothing abnormal to remark about; “unremarkable” because it looks just fine.

I also found out that my sugars — both the fasting blood sugar and the 2PP sugar — are also “unremarkable” as they were both well within the normal range. My hemoglobin test (the one that indicated how long blood sugars have been high) came back on the low end of normal, which is very, very good news. The low-carbohydrate diet is working, and I will stay on it for the duration of the pregnancy. I do not  now officially have gestational diabetes, but I just need to be very careful about what I eat.

Here’s to being totally and completely normal!!


May 4, 2008. Pregnancy #3.


  1. Mary replied:

    Congrats!! That’s great news! “unremarkable” can be remarkable sometimes!!

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  3. artsweet replied:

    I love you darling, but you’re not completely normal 😉

  4. Sam replied:

    YAY! Unremarkable is the best result one can hope for and I am dancing a happy spine dance for you.

  5. Meg replied:

    Hooray for normalcy!

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