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38 weeks today [Dec. 28th, 2006|04:33 pm]
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no baby yet. I had my doc appt yesterday and am still only dilated to 1 cm. although baby is now fully engaged in the pelvis and my cervix is getting softer and thinner.

My BP was 140/100. I have never had a high blood pressure in my life. So he had me goto the OB unit to get checked out. I had a nonstress test, which was fine.. she is very reactive, which is a good thing. My labs were all good, so I don't have PIH or anything, so that's a plus. I have a UTI. Lovely, hey? it's always something. So, I started keflex yesterday. and he gave me some ambien to help me sleep, cuz I havent slept in days...

Today I woke up with a killer headache so I decided to check my BP at home. It was 154/90. so I had to go back into the hospital. They did all the same stuff they did yesterday, labs, nonstress test, etc. Then sent me home.

I'm so tired. Even though I took an ambien last night and actually slept all night, I just feel so emotionally and physically exhausted. The baby room is done, bags are packed, now it's just the waiting game. Patience has never been a virtue of mine.

I don't even have the energy to be on this computer. So I'm out. I mainly just wrote this cuz it's my pregnancy journal and I want to be able to look back on my pregnancy for reference. I'll let ya'll know when she comes.

From: belle_amanda
2006-12-28 11:09 pm (UTC)
*hugs* take it easy Jen go lay down and try to stay as calm and relaxed as possible ♥
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[User Picture]From: quilting_cindy
2006-12-28 11:51 pm (UTC)
Maybe you are tired because your body is having to adjust to taking the Ambien. I know being patient is hard right so just right to find things that take your mind off the little princess.
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[User Picture]From: cienna2000
2006-12-29 04:15 am (UTC)

The BP is high, but not too bad. At least if it stays high and they induce she is so close to full term. I hope the Keflex kicks the UTI.
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From: sweetspaci
2006-12-29 12:19 pm (UTC)
Hang in there sweetie, we are almost there! Get as much rest as you can!
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[User Picture]From: hinorei1978
2008-03-13 08:30 pm (UTC)
It's a shame there were no more entries after this one! I have been reading the entries over for reference. I was left in suspense and so eager to find out when you ended up going into labor, and how everything went during the labor process. LOL.
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[User Picture]From: amazing_chaos
2008-03-14 01:06 am (UTC)
aww you mean my birth story isn't on here?? I'll find it for you and link it, ok hun??
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[User Picture]From: hinorei1978
2008-03-14 05:48 am (UTC)
I am happy to report I found it! =) Thank you sweet mama.
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2008-03-14 01:10 am (UTC)
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