Thursday, April 14, 2011

Back In The Hospital...

I woke up late monday night with bad pains in my lower belly and in the right side of my lower back. Honestly I thought it was bad gas at first, but after an hour it hadn't moved and I couldn't sit or stand or lay down anymore. So I woke up Donna and called my doctor who said to head to the hospital...
We arrived to triage about 1:30am and were taken right in. Turned out the pain was from the UTI my midwife had diagnosed earlier that day, but it was moving into my kidney & causing a great deal of pain.
And of course while I was there, the triage doc decided to check my cervix...
And now I have less than a centimeter, NOT GOOD!!!

So that's what got me admitted, they took me right into labor & delivery and started treating me for pre-term labor with steroids for the boys lungs and magnesium for a couple things. Talk about loopy. I wasn't even aloud to get out of my bed to use the bathroom. The magnesium made my legs like jello, I couldn't focus on anything & I'm not sure if I made any sense when I talked, but decided Facebook & blogging weren't a good idea until I was off the magnesium, lol.

I was taken off the magnesium this morning and got my last steroid yesterday morning, so today they moved me from labor & delivery to antepardum. Antepardum has much more comfortable beds & the nurses don't come in & harass you so often. I'm also finally able to get up to go to the bathroom & I was able to shower, YAY!!! I also get food now, I was on clear liquids for 2 days while on the magnesium.

My Dad is still here, he had come up to stay with me while Donna worked out of town for a couple days. Needless to say Donna did not go out of town. She ended up taking the rest of the week off (but going in for a couples hours yesterday & today) and her & my Dad have been running back & forth between me & the dogs.

Right now I'm just hanging out & resting. Tomorrow morning I have an ultrasound to measure the boys & to check my cervix. I will find out then if I am here for the duration or if they will let me go home.

And here's a wonderful picture Donna took with my phone...


I will update again when we have more news, in the meantime please pray that these boys stay put for as long as possible.

8 comments:

  1. You are all in my thoughts. Best wishes! Stay put boys!

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  2. Oh my goodness! We are praying for you and the boys. I hope they are nice and comfy in there and stay a little longer. Magnesium is some nasty stuff (I had that too lol) thankfully you are off of that and can stay off of it!

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  3. Take care Spring (and Donna ) and know that lots of prayers are headed yalls way!!

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  4. Tell the little men I said wait another 2 months at least. The world really isn't ready for 3 more boys, yet. It needs time to prepare. :) Also, tell them there will be plenty of time to enjoy the world when they get here, there is no need to rush.
    All my love to you both!

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  5. Ugh...Mag sucks!!!

    Praying for no cervical changes!!!

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  6. Hey Spring, you, Donna & the boys are all in my prayers! What does the magnesium do? I hope you aren't in pain, listen to the doctors and try and be a good patient.

    Thank you for keeping us posted!

    (((HUGS))))
    linda Fee-Cosentino

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  7. Keeping all 5 of you in my thoughts! XXOO -

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  8. My vote is home if I get a vote. LOL

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