As of my last report, on Monday night, we were planning on a different test to determine both leaking and anatomy. I was feeling really at peace with our decision...for about five minutes.
Monday night was a long hard night for me. I had this sudden realization that I was moving from knowing and accepting that something could be true to knowing that with in that day I would be asked to know and accept that it was true. I also had the sinking feeling in my gut (and there is no other way to describe it) that the outcome of the test would be door number 2 (no kidneys and/or bladder).
October 29, 2014
October 27, 2014
October 26, 2014
October 25, 2014
October 24, 2014
My parents came into town tonight for the weekend. The plan was to have dinner and swimming with everyone at the hotel tonight, but Lucie had other plans. Tim thought last night she might be coming down with an ear infection and considered taking her to urgent care this morning but she woke up feeling ok, so he decided not to. Five minutes into swimming, she puked all over (not in the pool thankfully) and spiked a fever.
October 23, 2014
I had a bunch of visitors today and I had an abundance of choices for dessert and snacks this evening. I ended up going with pumpkin pie from my friend Meredith with a side of ice cream from the "nutrition center" (aka kitchen full of sugary junk food). Mmmmmmm....good food.
October 22, 2014
We have still been having trouble getting a good NST each day. This is the best we could get today and this is with the nurse holding it in place for the entire time. They can always find her, and her heart rate is strong, but she is moving around so much they just can't keep her on the monitor. In one way, this is a good problem to have. On the other hand, it makes watching her for signs of stress somewhat challenging!