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Adopted 3 boys out of foster care, then got pregnant for my beautiful daughter, now currently pregnant again with twins.

Tuesday, August 08, 2006


Back to the ER again. Let me tell you about my lovely evening last night:

4:45 - Nurse C calls and tells me I need to bring L's stubborn ass to the doctor, because his fever was approaching 104!

4:50 - Tell my boss L is pretty sick and I'm taking him to the ER. Call MIL to see if she can keep baby N.

5:00 - Arrive home, change and bring L to the hospital.

5:15 - Arrive at shitty hospital(although they had a good doctor that night). Argue with nurse who INSISTS it's ok for L to take motrin, although his nephrologist(sp? kidney doctor said NEVER take anything with ibuprofin, since he has only one kidney remaining.) The nurse still insisted he knew more than a kidney specialist in Houston.

5:20 - Brought to exam room, new nurse brings L tylenol, which is good, cause if they'd had given him motrin, I would have refused to pay!

5:30 - Doctor arrives, orders blood work, urinalsys, and chest X-rays

6:30 - Tests come back good, but L was vomiting and had pain in his right side, so doctor ordered IV fluids and cat scan.

8:45 - Cat scan results fine, must have virus, gives two shots and prescription.

9:00 - Arrive home, put baby N in crib, let him throw a tantrum about not wanting to go to sleep, shower, and crawl in the bed in baby N's room(trying to keep baby N away from L)

12:30 - Baby N wakes up screaming. Changed diaper. He carries on about 10 minutes.

2:00 - Baby N wakes up crying

4:00 - Baby N wakes up crying.

6:00 - Alarm, time to get ready to go back to the hellhole.

6:30 - Make L's breakfast(so he will take his tylenol), feed baby N(hoping not to get him sick). Hear knocking at my front door. Scream that I'll be there in a minute, then the doorbell rings. I holler again to hang on. Pull out baby N's feeding tube and answered the door for MIL. God bless her. She said she'd stay until nurse C gets here around 9.

7:05 - Leave for work, grab breakfast and caffiene(coke).

7:45 - Blogging about my hell night.

I hope the day goes better, and that I stay healthy and get some needed sleep!

Oh, how could I forget. I haven't been keeping up, but casually glanced at my calender. Today is CD 30. Sorry, will not buy pee stick until at least Friday if AF doesn't show. I hope the Endo isn't back or my cycles are screwing up again.


  • At 7:22 AM, Blogger soralis said…

    Holly crap what a night... hope you get some sleep tonight.

    Take care

  • At 7:49 AM, Blogger Julie said…

    Oh MY! Sounds like an awful evening! I hope your day is MUCH better- praying for all of you!

  • At 10:21 AM, Blogger GLouise said…

    What a night and a morning! Hope you can get some TLC or *sleep* tonight!!!!

  • At 11:26 AM, Blogger Tamara said…

    Ugh - if it helps any, I was up too with a screaming baby who did REFUSED to sleep in her crib - and woke up screaming every hour to let me know about it. I feel ya, I really do.

  • At 3:44 PM, Blogger Maya said…

    Terrible night. Thank God it wasn't his appendix. Those are the symptoms I had when mine blew. Hope you get some rest soon.

  • At 6:26 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Praying for sleep for you and baby N and healing for L.


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