Skip to main content

No More Hospitals Please. Thanks.

You know how sometimes things happen and really, you didn't plan for them to go down the way they did? That's how I feel about October. Wow, did that month blow. Here's a short novel quick lowdown for ya:

  • Sept 19th - Went to LaCrosse. Had a great time with G and her family. Got to hang out some with my mom and aunt who were in town for the weekend.
  • Sept 20th - Killer migraine. Good times.
  • Sept 21st - Came home
  • Sept 23rd - Went to ER for migraine
  • Sept 24th - Went to ER for "it never went away or down really but they didn't want to keep treating me" migraine
  • Sept 26th - Began fever of 103.8
  • Sept 29th - Saw doc for fever and gagging issues
  • Sept 30th - Saw Ear, Nose, Throat doc for said gagging issues, was sent and admitted to hospital
  • Oct 5th - Released from hospital
  • Oct 6th - Took the Peanut out of preschool until next year
  • Oct 7th - Went to my parents' place in Wisc with the girl to recover (bwahaha recover)
  • Oct 18th - Came home
  • Oct 31st - Saw Perinatologist and Genetic Specialist down at the U
So for October it was all about resting, trying to get my walking stamina back. The one trip to the grocery store wore me out so much that I slept for hours and hours. Here's what we know now: I had mono. No clue where I got it from. Don't really care right now since it's gone and I plan to never see it again. I also have tested positive for cytomegalovirus. We're waiting for the third round of blood tests to come back before we start worrying about it. I had an ultrasound done in the hospital (two if you count the spleen/liver ultrasound and the doc snuck a peek for me and got me a picture). Baby was fine. Yesterday we got this:









So the bottom line is I'm ok and so is the baby. The due date is May 1, 2 or 4th - depending on who you ask. I think the baby will arrive at the end of April but I like being different. I should be going back to work in a couple weeks. Apparently they miss me there. Truth be told, I miss them too.
I'm very glad to be home and with my family. It's comforting to have the screaming and bickering with the kids in my face again. Those of you who've been away from your kids for a long period of time know what I mean. Of course, I'm insane but I did miss it. Just not a lot.

And since it's NaBloPoMo again, it's really good to get back to blogging! See ya tomorrow.

Comments

Congrats! I didn't even realize you were pregnant.

I hope the rest of this pregnancy gets a lot easier.

Popular posts from this blog

One Of These Things Is Not Like The Other

When was the first time that you realized that your home was not like other people’s homes? 

My house has always been different from other houses. I don't think I could narrow it down to a particular time. I recall not having friends stay over. Ever. I always stayed at all my friends' houses and called their moms "Mom".

Not a lot of my friends were only children so to them, I was the odd duck. Believe me, I *was* the odd duck. Just for a myriad of other reasons.

Having a family of my own, I really see the differences in houses. We are more relaxed with some things that would not fly in other houses. It gets loud in our house. Extremely loud. If I stopped them from being loud all the time, I wouldn't get a single thing done. I tend to jump in right away when the kids are arguing because it can, and will, quickly snowball into WWIII and someone (or both) will be crying. We let our son play the Wii, computer or DS for far longer than other parents or even the "…

This Has To Be Said

I haven't blogged in 8 months. We bought a house, still unpacking, school started. You know, life. I felt the need, the urgent need to blog about the Adrian Peterson situation today. I am full of all sorts of feelings and had to write about it. I would love to hear your thoughts on this whole thing. No really, I would. I don't feel I was a douchebag in my writing so all I ask is you not be a douchebag in your response. Thanks.

My thoughts on the Adrian Peterson situation (but first, some backstory):
I was spanked as a child. I'm pretty sure most of us that grew up in the 80s were.Until the summer between 5th and 6th grade I lived in Charelston, SC and from 6th to 11th grade, North Chicaco, IL. I have seen every form of discipline doled out on a child. I've seen spankings, beatings, hairbrushes smacked into heads, spoons hitting the tops of heads, whips, belts and even switches. I've seen it all.Most of you know that my son is named after a little boy who died from c…

DOODLEBOPS UNMASKED - ALL THREE

Please do not ask me to email photos out, I get entirely too many requests for them. These are the ones that I have at home, thanks to a couple of sources.