The Rarest Of The Rare

This post is sponsored by the AHCF in honor of Rare Disease Day. When I was younger I saw a movie, Lorenzo’s Oil, that really stuck with me. It was about a boy with a disease that – because it was so rare – the medical community had spent little time or resources trying to…

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Exit Stage Left

I saw Dr. Risky last week for my final postpartum appointment. I left both kids at home and went by myself. Who knew a trip to the OB/GYN could feel like a vacation? Dr. Risky was in a good mood, and I was, too (you know, because I was on vacation). It was really nice…

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We Have A Plan

I showed up for my appointment yesterday with Dr. Risky feeling the worst I’ve felt in months. My hyperemesis was raging, my sciatic is pinched, blah blah I felt really awful. Dr. Risky came up to me while I was being weighed, saw that I was down two pounds since last week, and said, “Hey…

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A Spotty Future

As Mike mentioned on Friday, I was having some vision problems in both eyes on Thursday night and went to bed early. I’d worn my contacts for most of the day, which I don’t do regularly, and I chalked it up to eye fatigue. Friday morning came around and despite ten hours of sleep, my…

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Heather, I Think You’ve Gone Over To The Bad Place

Mike and I showed up bright and early yesterday to Dr. Risky’s office for my amnio. Yesterday was the first day of a union strike at Dr. Risky’s hospital (her office is adjacent to the hospital) so it was pretty crazy in the entire area. Despite that, I felt pretty calm until I was laying…

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