Wednesday, June 3, 2009

A Bump In The Road


Well, we experienced a little bump in the road this week. We were planning on leaving Sunday to head back to SC for good, but I had a little emergency surgery late Monday night that will prevent us from leaving. I went to the emergency room Monday at 5:45 pm because I was having severe pain in my pelvic area. Actually, I was trying to weather the storm all day, but it just got too bad. I called the on-call OB at my doctor's office and she said, that I had two options. I could bleed to death tonight or I could go to the ER. I thought the latter of the options was the better option. I had previously taken a pregnancy test that came out positive, but we found out shortly thereafter that something wasn't right. I thought that I was just miscarrying, but when I got to the ER, we found out that it was an ectopic pregnancy, where the baby grows in the fallopian tube. By midnight, I was in surgery to have that tube removed. So now I am down a fallopian tube. No big deal. I can still get pregnant, but it just may take a while. It has me thinking of how thankful I am that I have a perfectly, healthy boy already. Of course, my hope is that I can have another baby one day, but if not, I have this gregarious little boy, that is full of life and brings me (and everyone else) so much joy.

Now, I am just recovering at home. I am unable to do much. I can't pick up Harrison, which breaks my heart. However, he doesn't really want to be picked up at all. He is all over the place and into everything right now. I am not even sure that he has noticed that I am immobile. Thankfully, Adam's mom is here to take care of him.

6 comments:

AmyZ1974 said...

Wow...sorry to hear that. I hope you can make a quick recovery. Glad Nana is there to help.

Hannah Alexander said...

GIRL!!! Praying for recovery, your outlook is incredible! call me soon! 843.406.3662!

Lindsey Jones said...

Mandy! I'm so sorry. That sounds like it is a lot harder than you're letting on. :/ I hope you're doing okay.

Harrison is getting cuter every day, if that's even possible!

Ashley DeMooney said...

I am definitely praying for you, Mandy! Can't wait to see you here in Charleston once you've recovered!
Love you tons!

allyn said...

I'm glad you're doing well Mandy! That is scary and I'm glad you decided on the first option :)

Amy said...

In my prayers! Get better soon, so we can have you back!!