At Some Point, I'm Going to Lose My Sense of Humor

Monday, January 26, 2009


Last night the Caterpillars and I stayed over at BooSheep's house with her and Little Sheep. Around 1 am, I woke up to go to the bathroom and felt very cold. By 3 am I had asked B10 to wake up and heat my heating pad, because I couldn't stop shaking from the chills - and I was constantly hurting.

At 6 am I began throwing up everything I had eaten in the last 18 hours, plus - the contractions were coming very close together.

We went straight to the hosptial, where we discovered I had a 102 degree fever and Baby Larva's heartrate was at 190 (very high). I have been hooked up to IVs and they've been trying to figure out where the fever came from all day.

I'm at 3 cm, not progressing very quickly, but the contractions are much stronger and hurt a lot. Her heartrate has come down to the 160s - much better, the oxygen mask helped with that.

Also, they've ruled out dehydration, as when they inserted the IV I managed to spurt blood everywhere. (I mean EVERYWHERE - it was so gruesome I took a picture for B10 to see!)

Please keep praying that the doctors and nurses will be able to determine the cause of the fever this morning (it has dropped down to normal, but not knowing why is a concern). Also, I am growing very weary, the contractions aren't slowing down and are becoming more painful. It's tiring to feel as if no progress is being made.

Pictures when I have a cord to upload them. :)

~Lone Butterfly )i(


Laurie said...

Don't feel compelled to upload the blood picture! :) That was my little bit of humor for you. :) I'm so sorry you're STILL having contractions and no baby! I can't even imagine how tiring and frustrating that must be! I am praying for you and baby constantly, and that the fever is something unrelated and not harmful to either of you. Thanks for keeping us posted!

mk said...

Hey! I've been keeping up with you off & on through your blog (glad I found you). I'm praying that your delivery will be over so you and your family can be together again soon. Please let me know if I can help in any way.


Keri said...

You poor thing!!!! I'm so sorry you're going through such an ordeal!

Meredith said...

I'm praying for a quick (and very soon) delivery with a healthy baby girl!!! Keep me posted dear friend... and many many hugs!!! ((lonebutterfly))