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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The Curious Sister

Now that I am about halfway through this pregnancy, I’ve started to let myself think that there might be a baby at the end of this hell rainbow. When I’d be throwing up for the bajillionth time before breakfast, or watching a nurse struggle to find a vein for an IV I’d think, “I’d better…

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The Incredible Tiny Fingered Tiny Toothed Baby

As I mentioned, I spent some time in the ER last week. Actually, I spent the majority of Thursday and Friday and half of yesterday in and around the hospital complex, either in the ER getting fluids, or having check ups with Dr. Risky or her partner, Dr. No Vowels. The good news? The Acrobat…

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This Time Around

It’s strange that I am simultaneously feeling very good and really crappy so far in this pregnancy. I have the same “woes” as usual – hormonal headaches, fatigue, and non-stop nauseousness. But I went into this pregnancy in good shape, in lots of ways. I am literally in pretty good shape, down about fifteen pounds…

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(Not Quite) Finished

So my appointment yesterday…I am going to start by saying that Mike and I had already decided, even before we didn’t see a heartbeat, that this OB wasn’t going to be a keeper. We wanted to switch to an OB Dr. Hirisk had worked with on the regular, and he’d never even spoken with this…

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