It's time for a Saturday morning Quick Takes... if you're looking to avoid pregnancy whining/updates/general talk of sickness skip Takes 1 and 2 and go straight to the cuteness in #3!
Pregnancy Alert/ stop reading if you want to avoid test results and talk about bodily fluids and skip this paragraph: And that is probably why my usually super-low-even-while-pregnant blood pressure was suddenly high. Except I didn't realize it was high because the first number was still low-ish (like 119) but apparently the second number, which I didn't see, wasn't. And then there was protein in my urine, which was red flag number two... and when the doctor came in and asked how I was feeling and I told him not great because I seemed to have a sinus infection and was going on day three of a horrible headache all the alarms seemed to be going off in his head, because that combo of blood pressure/ protein/ headache could mean preeclampsia.
So it was downstairs to the lab for more testing, although it seems that everything is fine since they haven't yet called in an earlier c-section... and my blood pressure was back down to my usual 100 over 60 before I left the office, so I'm guessing it had more to do with being up and walking than anything else.
This morning, after just one day on the medicine I already see a huge improvement, which is great because Patch's favorite thing to do at the moment is to climb on me and try to hug my face while yelling "Huggies!!!! Huggies!!!! at the top of his lungs... and I'm pretty sure that's one of the most painful things that can happen when your sinuses hurt!
Two days ago in therapy when Mae was asked who she is she whispered in a very small voice: "I baby... I baby..."
Which just makes me want to cuddle her every time I think about it.
And in other Mae news, another moment that made my day was when Team Umi Zoomi was helping me take a quick kind-of break on the couch and they said something involving the number four and I saw Mae smile to herself and look down at her hand and put up four fingers!
"Patchy" also desperately wants to be able to drive the van. His main goal these days is sprinting to the car before Paul gets there and squeezing between the front seats to sit down before Paul can put him in his car seat.
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