Seven years ago tonight, I arrived at the hospital to get induced for labor at 36 weeks. It was a fearful night full of unknowns and insecurity. The birth plan was for the baby to be born the next afternoon, so she could be taken to the NICU for care before the shift change for… Continue reading 7 years in a nutshell
I don't know who's more anxious: me or Ellis. It's a super early appointment that lasts hours seeing different specialists. And why I'm still not sleeping is just nuts. Brings back awful memories for our family. Condition has stabilized so much but it triggers a bunch of stuff and my nightmares get worse days before… Continue reading Heart clinic appointment…a long day ahead
It's been a few days since I've been able to update even though Ellis got discharged Saturday night. I had little time to sit down and actually write something that made sense. I was running on fumes and any quiet moment still kept my adrenaline running. Once our family got home, all the tiredness and… Continue reading Ellis’ update: Heart is well! Instead, it’s abdominal migraine.
Today was Ellis' third trip to the e.r. in one month. Speechless. Familiar frantic drive, packing overnight hospital bag, phone call to Chris to hurry home to babysit Elliot. I hope this time they find the root cause of the severe stomach cramps and dry heaving. She shakes while her body is hunched over her… Continue reading In the e.r. again with stomach issues
Btw, it has come to my attention that those who follow me via email received an earlier edit of this post. Something is going on with my phone and WP, so please ignore the untitled one. Read this one instead. Thanks!Quick note: This post was written in between breaks with Ellis sitting on my lap… Continue reading Busy month with hospitals