Friday, July 30, 2010

13 Weeks And Slacking with Blog Writing.

Feeling recently: I feel awful, sick all the time, throwing up all the time, and headaches ALL. THE. TIME.
But, I know this is all worth it and hopefully it won't stick around for the whole pregnancy.  I want to be able to enjoy this!!

Food Aversions: Yes.  HAHA, well, what DOESN'T make me want to blow my cookies?  Mostly sweets.  But you can't live off sweets, especially when you are pregnant, so I've been settling for popsicles that don't have too much sugar in them and toast with peanut butter (protein, right?), and Ramen.  Ramen is getting a little old, I can tell you that.

Cravings: Any seafood, weird, right?

Weight Gain/Loss: Last I knew I had lost about 3 pounds.

What was cool about this week?  I had my first trimester scan this week.  It was very exciting seeing the babies move around.  Everything seems to be very normal (we will know exactly how normal in about 2 weeks) and we got a gender guess!  The u/s tech thinks Ella will be getting two new sisters:)

Saturday, July 10, 2010

We Ran Out Of Swim Diapers...........

And a day at the lake wouldn't be complete without diving in......

Let me tell you.  That diaper weighed quite a bit.

Friday, July 9, 2010

Hand, Foot, and Mouth

This little girl was pooped.  It was the 4th of July and she was running a temp of 103.9.  Hand, Foot, and Mouth ladies and gentlemen.  You should've seen the awful blisters she had on her throat.  The doctor showed them to me and I almost let loose and cried.
  It was a rough holiday weekend between my bleeding scare and Ella's illness.
We are both all better now (with the exception of me violently vomiting every two seconds).  I have an OB appointment next Tuesday to hopefully check on the babies' heartbeats, but from what I've heard dopplers are difficult with twin pregnancies.  We shall see. Here's to an uneventful weekend!

Friday, July 2, 2010

The Not So Good Day.....

Last night before I went to bed, I was very crampy.  This is not out of the ordinary for this pregnancy, I've been crampy from day one.  I took a couple of tylenol and went to bed.
  This morning I woke up to blood and cramps.  I tried to stay calm until I could call my doctors office.  It was the most difficult 45 minutes of my life.  I called and they said that they had to wait for a doctor or midwife to come in.  I got Ella dressed and ready for my parents house (figuring she was probably going to stay there for the day) and went up and got dressed myself.
 9 o'clock rolls around and the midwife calls and asks what's going on.  I tell her I've been bleeding for an hour and a half and the cramping is getting pretty intense.  She proceeds to say that I can come in for an ultra sound but it won't be able to tell us much because in a couple of days things could be different.  I asked her if we would be able to see a subchorionic hematoma if there was one and she said yes.  So I told her I wanted an ultrasound.  Which I feel she should've just said to come in for in the first place, but what do I know.
 There was no SCH The babies appeared to be fine and grew since Tuesday.  They are measuring 1 and 2 days ahead of schedule with very strong heartbeats. I'm on restricted activity for a little while because they couldn't find the source of the bleeding and cramping so it could be anything.  I'm still bleeding and still cramping. 
  This is so frustrating, to get this far, and still be unsure of the outcome.  I was on cloud 9 on Tuesday when we saw both babies were beautiful and healthy.  Thoughts and prayers would be appreciated.  I will update soon!