OMG yes both in one post. Aren't you, like, so totally excited?
You want cake is probably what's happening. Me too.
So, we've talked kind of a lot about the glucose tolerance test that you take around mid-pregnancy to see how your body is handling sugar. You take a little one first that is a "screener," and then if you fail that one you take a longer more involved test that can be used to actually diagnose gestational diabetes.
I'm writing about GD and these tests/screens at the same time I'm writing about depression because the glucose testing process is SUCH perfect metaphor for depression in general. And Lordy knows I love a good metaphor.