Wednesday, December 19, 2007

One word...

BEDREST. Yup, that's right, I've been put on bedrest. Monday night I was feeling a little off, had some back pain and some cramping. So finally decided hey, let's go just get checked just in case. So sure enough I'm having contractions. Cervix was closed which is good, and the contractions weren't regular which is another good sign. Around 12:30 am or so the moved me over from labor and delivery triage to a labor and delivery room. The gave me 3 shots of terbutaline (not at the same time!) while I was in triage then gave me another once in the room. Terbutaline is supposed to stop the contractions. Well, 4 shots later it wasn't working still. So they decideed to give me an IV of magnesium. It supposedly has really bad side effects but luckily I didn't get the joy of experiencing any. So, I barely slept that night, I was so uncomfortable in their bed, and I coiuldn't lay on either side becuase they had me hooked up to the monitors for Jacob's heartrate and one for my contractions. Also Mike stayed and he was snoring like crazy!!
So anyway, they gave me an oral dose of terbuatline around 1pm and then I was discharged around 2:30pm. I was able to come home finally! Yeah, my own bed!
Well, we ended up going back around 6:30 or so last night because I was having chest constraints. It hurt so bad I wanted to cry. The contractions didn't even hurt as bad as this. So, they checked my stats and everything was ok, so they sent me home. We were only there for about 45 mins to and hour which isn't bad. I just have to take the terbutaline every 6 hours instead of every 4. Oh yeah, I left that part out. I will be on oral terbutaline every 6 hours for the next 2 weeks!!!
I had a regular dr appointment scheduled today and he said he would really like me to make it to 37 weeks but he would take 36. So, 36 weeks is next week!!! Crazy huh! But more than likely we're looking at 37 weeks which will be Jan 2nd. At that point I won't have to take the terbutaline anymore and we'll let nature take it's course.

Sunday, December 16, 2007

Almost Christmas

Yup, it's just around the corner. How does it seem to sneak up on you? Then it's over before you know it. Oh well. We're pretty broke this year so we have a small budget for family and that's it. But I do need to think of what I want so I can tell Mike. I was trying to think of that the other day. It's funny because I realized that I really don't buy anything for myself. I buy things for the house. Candles, decorations, etc, but nothing really for me. I feel guilty actually when I do end up buying something for myself. I would tell him to get me a gift card but to where. Clothes? No cuz I don't know when I'll be able to wear regular clothes. Cd's? No cuz I'm not going to be driving for awhile and I don't listen to cd's in the house. Oh well, I'll come up with something. Wish me luck!

Thursday, November 15, 2007

CA shower and some pictures

I just got home Tuesday night from California. Uh I can't wait till we move back. It was such a nice trip and the shower went great. Everyone came which was great because I haven't seen anyone in a long time. Everyone was very generous in their gifts to us. While I was there I asked Danea to take some maternity pictures of me and of course she was up to it. So here are a couple of the ones she took.

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

3D pics of my son

Wow! 3D Ultrasounds are awesome. He has the cutest little face! He had his hands up by his face for most of the shots, but we were still able to get some really good ones. It makes it all so much more real and I can't wait for him to get here now. And he's defenitaley a boy, we have the 3D picture to prove it, lol! Here are some of the best ones.

Sunday, October 21, 2007

Happy 2nd anniversary

Yay!!! 2 years ago we were married!! Time flies. It's crazy. On one hand it seems so long ago, and on the other it seems like it was yesterday. Mike bought me flowers, some roses. They'll be dead by tomorrow. Flowers in AZ don't last long at all. Stupid desert. We went out for breakfast and might go out for dinner but I'm not sure. Yay for anniversaries. Love you babe!!! Muah!

Monday, October 8, 2007

happy time?

This is a rant. Stop reading if you want, you've been warned.
This is supposed to be one of the happiest times of my life, instead I can't even enjoy my pregnancy I feel. No one wants to hire someone who is preggo. Why would they? There's no point. Just to have them work for a couple months then be gone. I'm just tired of alot. I just want to bring my child into this world having his parents be stable. How can I be a good mom when I'm worrying about how I'm going to pay my bills? I'm worried about if he can't breastfeed how am I going to be able to buy him food? I know this is somewhat exagerated but these are some of the things that have gone through my mind.

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Stupid water

So, the other day I was having some cramping and such so I called my dr who of course was not there cuz it was after hours. A nurse called me back and her first question was "how much have you had to drink?" I replied with 3 bottles of water. She almost laughed (!) and said "oh honey you are not drinking nearly enough. You should be drinking a gallon of water a day" So, here I am today, 1/2 way there and let me just say I hate water!!! I don't really drink alot period though. I'll have part of a can of soda and maybe some water on a regular basis. Maybe I should come up with an IV that you can do at home by yourself so I don't have to drink it, it'll just end up in my body. You think?

Thursday, September 6, 2007

I forgot I wanted to post a picture too!! This was taken last week.

First posting

I've mainly started this to record all my pregnancy musings and to keep family and friends updated on what is going on in our lives.

Yesterday marks 20 weeks of pregnancy!! We are half-way there. Hard to believe. I love feeling him move, it's so precious. Mike has yet to feel him but I'm sure that he will soon.

That's all I can think of for now. I'll update when I have something else to say!!