{Article} 5 Lessons Gestational Diabetes Taught Me {A Guest Post for Food Matters}

rp_pregnancy1.jpgWhen I got pregnant, I never thought I would end up with gestational diabetes. Never! But, despite being at a healthy weight, exercising regularly, never eating junk, and not being from a family prone to diabetes, I still tested positive. After the initial shock and denial, I decided to take matters into my own hands and make it my job to find out why. Thanks to my nifty new lancet and blood glucose monitor, I turned myself into a guinea pig.

This is what I found out, shared in my new article for the Food Matters community who enthusiastically agreed to publish it. It’s a mix of misinformation, nutritional deficiencies, and easy to forget common wisdom.

You can read the full article on the Food Matters website.

About joanna

About Joanna Steven is an Amazon best-selling author, an attachment parenting mom to 2 boys, and a lover of food. Her mission is to inspire mothers and make their life easier so they feel nurtured, nourished, and better able to raise children in a peaceful way. She regularly updates her blog with delicious, wholesome recipes, and lifestyle tips for moms seeking to live motherhood to the fullest.

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