Monthly Archives: July, 2011

1 week

I have been a mom of a newborn for a little over a week.  Wow.  I still can’t believe it sometimes.  I will go into his room to feed him after sleeping for a bit and look at him and I still can’t believe he’s mine and that he’s real.  I know I am way …

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Trials of breastfeeding

I have many entries in my head of stuff I want to write an tell you guys about. However this entry is going to be about my main trouble at the moment. When Little man was first born I was 100% breastfeeding. I wanted skin to skin within the first hour like all my classes …

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He’s here!

Little man decided to come early. Water broke in bed around 12:30pm Sunday morning. Got to hospital and after tests and monitoring got admitted. Was put on pitocin to induce since wasn’t contracting much on my own. Many many hours later with an epidural an contractions very close together I still wasn’t dilating much. Got …

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Better

This weeks ob visit went much better than last week. I’m 37 weeks! Full term! I gained one pound according to them, but lost three pounds at home. I saw a real ob and like him. He’s nice. Blood pressure was 142/80. Tiny bit high, but much better than last week. I didn’t have an …

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Quick results update

I’ve been working from home the last two days.  Still haven’t sorted everything out, but I’m getting hours in so that is good.  I am going to specifically ask the ob when I see him tomorrow afternoon about working from home and see what he says.  I’m having trouble with getting work done and knowing …

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Run around

Today is the first week day that I’m not at work.  I’m supposed to be resting a lot, but I have loose ends everywhere and that annoys me.  I am the type person who hates having things up in the air and not confirmed.   I keep trying to look up stuff and fix it which …

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High bp

It all started with my feet.  I have had swollen feet for a while as you know.  They used to stop swelling after I lied down for a bit, but not so much anymore.  I lost my ankles.  I also have always had a little bit of high blood pressure during pregnancy.  The highest was …

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Happy 4th

I want to wish everyone  a happy 4th of july! I hope you all have a great weekend and some time off where you can relax and do something fun whatever that may be. I’m still around, though I know I’m a bad blogger/commenter.  I did spend some time today going through my google reader …

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