The Hospital at Night

When the hectic hospital day gives way to night, most normal people succumb to the fatigue they’ve been fighting off for hours. I have that fatigue, but I find it almost impossible to fall asleep. When I was in the hospital on bed rest only five months ago, I would turn up the monitor on…

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Day Sixteen

Another day, another scare. I woke up around 6 am to some serious belly sensitivity. I went to bathroom, and after I got back in bed a nurse came in to see how I was. I told her about my belly and she said, “we’ve been waiting for you to call us about that.” I…

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A Few Things For The Room

I’ve been the happy recipient of a few more gifts here that I wanted to post pictures of. Beautiful flowers from Bella and Steve: Trojan spirit from Jackie and Christy: A cookie bouquet from Brian and Sheila…that unfortunately arrived literally three minutes after I was told I have The Diabetes. Mike enjoyed the cookies! I…

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Day Fifteen

It appears, thank goodness, that The Diabetes can be controlled by diet. YAY. By removing the few things that tasted good from my diet, my blood sugar is hovering between 90 and 110 (it needs to be below 120). So my OB said today that I only have to test my blood sugar twice a…

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Day Fourteen

Thank goodness, my migraine was pretty much gone when I woke up this morning. That was just too many days of headache for me. My nurses were very relieved that my migraine was gone, along with my low blood pressure. My night nurse told me last night that if those things didn’t go away, I…

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