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Failing my one hour glucose test - Jamie King Fit
I feel like I’ve become a regular at Kaiser; I know my way around almost too well. I could tell you where to go for blood work, how to get a shot, fill your prescription, or direct you to the nearest toilets while you wait for an ultrasound, your OB-GYN appointment, or shot at the nurse treatment center. Oh – you’re looking for urgent care? I can get you there, too. Between regular pregnancy check-ups, monthly ultrasounds to watch the movement of my placenta, and the many unplanned visits (like ahem, that one time I fainted early in my second trimester or the time I had a little bleeding during my first trimester or for all of the extra shots, thanks to my unicorn blood) – I really have the lay of the land. At week 28, I was instructed to go in and get my second Rhogam shot (for my unicorn blood) at the nurse’s station as well as my 1-hour glucose tolerance test (no fasting required). We were leaving for Phoenix on the Tuesday of that week so I decided I’d go tackle the shot and the test on Monday afternoon when I had a little time. I ...