Tag Archives: preeclampsia

33w5d – Apr 21

The blood pressure monitor is sounding an alarm because the most recent reading was high. The bell won’t stop ringing until my nurse comes in to turn it off. But it’s really busy around here today, apparently a lot of … Continue reading

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33w4d – Apr 20

Today is the day that I ended up at the hospital because Dr. M was worried about my preeclampsia. How my chart ended up in front of him, I may never know. But I guess we are glad it did. … Continue reading

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33w3d – Apr 19

Today was going to be the day of my final trip to DC before BGL comes. But this cold prevented that from happening.  BGL has been moving like she’s never done before. Which I really appreciate.  Today is the anniversary … Continue reading

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33w2d – Apr 18

My OB called me tonight at 8:30. Lab results from yesterday.  Blood still looks fine.  Protein in urine was elevated. 383 when they would like it to be below 300.  They would like me to repeat the 24-hr fill a … Continue reading

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32w5d – Apr 14

People. We’ve made it almost six weeks (it’s been five weeks and four days, actually) since I got sent to triage. Since the pre-eclampsia watch began. That’s wonderful, isn’t it. Think of all that time BGL has had to grow … Continue reading

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32w1d – Apr 10

My younger sister and mom left on a trip to the Middle East five years ago today. I was about to start my very first round of IVF. It was an exciting time. Today is also exciting. Sort of. Went … Continue reading

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27w1d – a doozy

27 weeks 1 day gestation was a stressful day. My first appointment wasn’t until 10:40. 1-hr glucose test and routine OB appointment. I guzzled the super sweet fruit punch and headed to the OB portion of my appointment. Got more … Continue reading

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