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Need good prayers

Post by Joann » Sun, 23 Aug 2009 14:00:15



Yes, my dr's are very good or should I say I don't let them forget. I
always have a lab rec on me to get tested whenever I feel the need. But
we have talked about after delivery we will test every 4 weeks unless I
start feeling really bad. Then I can test sooner. My regular dr leaves
it up to me. She says "you know how you feel."

Your idea with marker though, really good and I've heard of even a dr
doing that. He was to have surgery on his leg. So he wrote on the one
that was not to be touched "Not this leg" the other leg he wrote, "Cut
this leg" And yes I would consider it if I was going in for major
surgery I would write it on my arm so they wouldn't forget. It doesn't
hurt and it will wash off eventually. I think dr's should do this before
they wheel you down the hall.
Joanna

Quote:

> What a wonderful gift you are giving to the baby and the parents. Oh my,
> how wonderful. There is next, of course, the thyroid concern.  Have you
> discussed and made plans for that possibility with your doctor?  To our
> total bafflement and astonishment and so on, we are astounded at the
> ignorance of doctors with thyroid swings and crashes.  I'd be tempted to
> take a black Marx-a-lot and write on my big belly:  Check thyroid!  
> Bless you.  Holding you close, Polly

> "

 
 
 

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Post by Anne Roger » Sun, 23 Aug 2009 14:52:23


Quote:
> Your idea with marker though, really good and I've heard of even a dr
> doing that. He was to have surgery on his leg. So he wrote on the one
> that was not to be touched "Not this leg" the other leg he wrote, "Cut
> this leg" And yes I would consider it if I was going in for major
> surgery I would write it on my arm so they wouldn't forget. It doesn't
> hurt and it will wash off eventually. I think dr's should do this before
> they wheel you down the hall.

Actually, all 3 joint surgeries I've had, the doctor has either done
this when he spoke to me before being prepped, or handed me the pen to
do it myself.

Cheers
Anne

 
 
 

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Post by Anne Roger » Sun, 23 Aug 2009 14:58:00


Quote:
> I wasn't really anxious until all the signs appeared and then nothing.
> Baby has dropped, I've lost 6lbs, *** pressure went lower, pressure in
> the hips, cervix is at 3cm, everything I eat goes through me and I've
> lost part of the mucous plug. So I know it's anytime, but anytime could
> be between now and the next couple of weeks. Baby will decide.

It's really frustrating when things are like that, I ended up being
admitted for monitoring overnight at 36 weeks when my *** pressure
shot up. Whilst I was on the monitor, I started having strong and
regular contractions, so they checked me and I was 2.5cm and losing my
plug. Given it was a planned c-section and previous babies were fast,
they didn't want to turn it into an emergency c-section, but nor did
they want a preemie if it didn't turn out to be the real thing. It was
really frustrating as they made me stay lieing on my left side due to
the *** pressure, but the contraction felt way worse in that position,
they also wouldn't give me painkillers. Thankfully they did stop, but I
spent the next week jumping at every twinge.

Good Luck
Anne

 
 
 

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Post by Jo Pende » Sun, 23 Aug 2009 21:27:56


Positive thoughts heading your way - all the best.  What you are doing
is amazing.



Quote:
>I'm due sept 4 with this surrogate baby but I don't think he's going to
>wait. Which is ok I'm far enough along and everyone is healthy. However
>I would really like some prayers for a normal delivery and quick
>recovery. I'm worried about baby coming too fast because this is baby
>#8 and that my thyroid will crash afterwards. Leaving me struggling
>just to cope with the basics in life till it straightens out.
>Thanx for reading if you got this far.
>I'll post after the event. Everyone is on stand by on pins and needles
>right now.
>Take Care
>Joanna
>Alberta

--
Jo P
Malvern UK
"I have not failed, I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work"
~Thomas Edison
See my quilts at:   http://www.goatdance.demon.co.uk
 
 
 

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Post by gaw93.. » Sun, 23 Aug 2009 22:00:02


Yep, when I had the melanoma surgey last December 31st, the doctor and
I did that before I went in to the surgery suite. It wouldn't have
done any good to simply say "cut the arm with the butterfly tattoo",
since both wrists have one in roughly the same spot ;)

Ginger in CA
yes, he saved the butterfly from being part of the cut.


Quote:
> > Your idea with marker though, really good and I've heard of even a dr
> > doing that. He was to have surgery on his leg. So he wrote on the one
> > that was not to be touched "Not this leg" the other leg he wrote, "Cut
> > this leg" And yes I would consider it if I was going in for major
> > surgery I would write it on my arm so they wouldn't forget. It doesn't
> > hurt and it will wash off eventually. I think dr's should do this before
> > they wheel you down the hall.

> Actually, all 3 joint surgeries I've had, the doctor has either done
> this when he spoke to me before being prepped, or handed me the pen to
> do it myself.

> Cheers
> Anne

 
 
 

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Post by Pat in Virgini » Sun, 23 Aug 2009 22:48:30


Yep, the patient 'marks the spot!' That's what I did for the Shoulder Issue
a few months back. I think that is standard practice now, at all hospitals.
I surely hope your surgery brought about a good outcome to that cancer,
Ginger. (Hugs.)

PAT in VA/USA
PS I FOUND MY CAR KEY and AM SHOUTING ABOUT IT!!


Yep, when I had the melanoma surgey last December 31st, the doctor and
I did that before I went in to the surgery suite. It wouldn't have
done any good to simply say "cut the arm with the butterfly tattoo",
since both wrists have one in roughly the same spot ;)

Ginger in CA
yes, he saved the butterfly from being part of the cut.

 
 
 

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Post by KJ » Sun, 23 Aug 2009 23:03:17


I can agree.  It took me months for the marker to wash off my big toe after
I had my surgery to insert the rod in my broken leg.  It seemed funny at the
time to have the doc mark my toe since there was a HUGE cast on the rest of
the leg.  But a nurse did come cut that off before I was rolled to surgery,
so I'm glad they had a way to mark which one was broken.  (Like the swelling
wouldn't be enough of a marker!)  :-)

--
Kathyl (KJ)
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Quote:

>> Your idea with marker though, really good and I've heard of even a dr
>> doing that. He was to have surgery on his leg. So he wrote on the one
>> that was not to be touched "Not this leg" the other leg he wrote, "Cut
>> this leg" And yes I would consider it if I was going in for major surgery
>> I would write it on my arm so they wouldn't forget. It doesn't hurt and
>> it will wash off eventually. I think dr's should do this before they
>> wheel you down the hall.

> Actually, all 3 joint surgeries I've had, the doctor has either done this
> when he spoke to me before being prepped, or handed me the pen to do it
> myself.

> Cheers
> Anne

 
 
 

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Post by Michelle C » Mon, 24 Aug 2009 01:32:32


Quote:

> I'm due sept 4 with this surrogate baby but I don't think he's going to
> wait. Which is ok I'm far enough along and everyone is healthy. However
> I would really like some prayers for a normal delivery and quick
> recovery. I'm worried about baby coming too fast because this is baby #8
> and that my thyroid will crash afterwards. Leaving me struggling just to
> cope with the basics in life till it straightens out.
> Thanx for reading if you got this far.
> I'll post after the event. Everyone is on stand by on pins and needles
> right now.
> Take Care
> Joanna
> Alberta

My thoughts are with you Joanna.

Michelle in Nevada

 
 
 

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Post by Donna in NE La » Mon, 24 Aug 2009 10:58:10


Prayers and good thoughts on the way!

--
Donna in NE La.
kd maine 77 at yahoo dot com

Quote:
> I'm due sept 4 with this surrogate baby but I don't think he's going to
> wait. Which is ok I'm far enough along and everyone is healthy. However I
> would really like some prayers for a normal delivery and quick recovery.
> I'm worried about baby coming too fast because this is baby #8 and that my
> thyroid will crash afterwards. Leaving me struggling just to cope with the
> basics in life till it straightens out.
> Thanx for reading if you got this far.
> I'll post after the event. Everyone is on stand by on pins and needles
> right now.
> Take Care
> Joanna
> Alberta

 
 
 

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Post by amy in CN » Fri, 28 Aug 2009 00:20:26



Quote:
> I'm due sept 4 with this surrogate baby but I don't think he's going to
> wait. Which is ok I'm far enough along and everyone is healthy. However
> I would really like some prayers for a normal delivery and quick
> recovery. I'm worried about baby coming too fast because this is baby #8
> and that my thyroid will crash afterwards. Leaving me struggling just to
> cope with the basics in life till it straightens out.
> Thanx for reading if you got this far.
> I'll post after the event. Everyone is on stand by on pins and needles
> right now.
> Take Care
> Joanna
> Alberta

wow, Joanna! surrogate Mom. you should be given a medal! i don't know
if i could
do that for someone else. Commendable, for sure!
You bet..prayers and good thoughts coming your way. Keep us
informed!!!

amy in CNY

 
 
 

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Post by amy in CN » Fri, 28 Aug 2009 00:24:48



Quote:
> I can agree. ?It took me months for the marker to wash off my big toe after
> I had my surgery to insert the rod in my broken leg. ?It seemed funny at the
> time to have the doc mark my toe since there was a HUGE cast on the rest of
> the leg. ?But a nurse did come cut that off before I was rolled to surgery,
> so I'm glad they had a way to mark which one was broken. ?(Like the swelling
> wouldn't be enough of a marker!) ?:-)

> --
> Kathyl (KJ)


> >> Your idea with marker though, really good and I've heard of even a dr
> >> doing that. He was to have surgery on his leg. So he wrote on the one
> >> that was not to be touched "Not this leg" the other leg he wrote, "Cut
> >> this leg" And yes I would consider it if I was going in for major surgery
> >> I would write it on my arm so they wouldn't forget. It doesn't hurt and
> >> it will wash off eventually. I think dr's should do this before they
> >> wheel you down the hall.

> > Actually, all 3 joint surgeries I've had, the doctor has either done this
> > when he spoke to me before being prepped, or handed me the pen to do it
> > myself.

> > Cheers
> > Anne- Hide quoted text -

> - Show quoted text -

it's called "time out procedure" here at our hospital. they won't let
you in the theatre without
asking you and marking the spot.

amy in CNY