Sunday, October 21, 2012
I was released from the hospital last night, after Patrick began to act as if he were going to demand we stay in the hospital so that he could arrive (and while I hoped against hope that I just got to go home long enough to a) send off a few orders that need to go out and b) let my arms heal enough that there's someplace for new IVs since IV #3 was already pretty excruciating. I have a feeling that I don't have long to go though... I'm having certain signs of labor that began within 48 hours of my last two births so... It could be any time now.
The 10 plus doctors who came in to see me were all baffled and finally declared that it must have been some sort of virus that my body just couldn't fight. Between the 103 degree temperature, some sort of blood cell count going up by 21 in a few hours, the resting heart rate of 150, and my fun blood pressure of 70/40 we know that something was going on... there's just no trace of anything in any of the four days worth of tests that were done!
Whatever it was I have a feeling that between the antivirals and the antibiotics it was zapped...
Thankfully I'm feeling better than I have in a while (which made me wonder if I had been sick longer and just thought that it was pregnancy aches and pains).
But I'm out now and have to run to get ready for Mass! We're going early this morning since we have so much to do today...
I'm so thankful to be home and well!
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Congrats and don't do too much!ReplyDelete
Cam, please don't overdo.ReplyDelete
To be honest - and speaking like a longtime mom and now grandmother - this is one of those days where you should be simply taking it easy... no Mass, no chores, no anything, no matter how much there is to do. Nothing is more important than your health. If it took this long for you to feel better, you can be sure that those germs are still lurking.
So happy to hear you are home you poor dear. I know you have a to-do list a mile long. I totally get that feeling. Believe me. But do try to take it easy and rest!ReplyDelete
So glad to hear the good news!ReplyDelete
So glad you're home! And, Patrick!?!? Beautiful name :)ReplyDelete
Well, tomorrow the 22nd would be a good day - he could share his birthday with JPII's first memorial day! Glad you're feeling better and are at home at least for a little but. We continue you pray for you both!ReplyDelete