Today I Am Grateful

Today I am officially, legitimately pregnant. It is crazy to write those words. I am so very grateful.

I write this morning from my phone in my hospital bed so I’ll keep it super brief. They decided yesterday, after another tap (1950 mL), to admit me so I could get some protein transfusions (Albumin) and continued IV fluids. This will help replace what has been lost through the leaky vessels and taps and hopefully point us in the direction of the OHSS resolving. We’re thinking I likely will go home later today. I’m definitely feeling a ton better than yesterday morning when I was gigantic in the abdomen and couldn’t keep any food/fluids down.

It is wild to be on the OB floor and being asked how far along we are and when we’re due; I had to ask my RE last night when she came for rounds! By the way the answer is 4 weeks and a day, and the latter is, appropriately, around Thanksgiving.

So yes, very grateful — an understatement.

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21 thoughts on “Today I Am Grateful

  1. Rebecca says:

    Four weeks. If I remember correctly, that means you have heartbeat.

    Grateful right along with you!

  2. Laura says:

    So filled with joy and thanksgiving! I am walking in air my friend. I can’t believe it either! What a miracle that sticky embryo is!

  3. elaaisa says:

    Congratulations!! Hope you get better soon!

  4. Lauren says:

    WOW! That is all I can say right now…

  5. Jessica says:

    Not so shockingly, I am crying reading this. I love you my dear and am so so so happy for you and Hubs!

  6. Ria says:

    So wonderful!! Congratulations! And get well soon. I’ll be praying for you and your little one!

  7. fromatopink says:

    Fantastic news! Congrats congrats! Hope you’re home and resting in your own bed soon. I’ll be keeping you all in my thoughts 🙂

  8. Lisa says:

    We are grateful too! And we won’t stop praying.

  9. SO excited for you!!!! Especially after all you’ve been through with the OHSS and these taps and everything. Congrats!!! ❤

  10. chels819 says:

    CONGRATULATIONS!!! This is such wonderful joyous news! Continuing to keep you in our prayers!!!! Happy happy happy day!

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