Tuesday, January 4, 2011

A rough start.

Oh, 2011 did not start great for me. At about 3 a.m on New Years morn, I woke up feeling nauseous, and consequently spent the rest of that night, and all the next day hovering over the toilet. I felt like death. And after all that talk about how my 27th year was going to be so fabulous! Blah.

Around noon on New Years, my gut instinct told me I should probably head over to labor & delivery to make sure that me and the baby were OK. As I had suspected, I was severely dehydrated and was the lucky recipient of an IV bag full of liquids and a dose of Zofran for the nausea. Until last night, I hadn't eaten anything- and I'm just now regaining my appetite. I felt SO stressed yesterday because we have so much to do this week (last minute cleaning, hospital bag packing, etc.) and all I could think about was laying in bed. I took 5 naps (yes, 5!) and today, I feel much better and have most of my energy back. I have no idea what I'd do without my husband, who totally took over caring for Cameron as well as me.

As odd as it may sound, I enjoyed being in the hospital and wished we were there for the "real thing". When I was in labor with Cameron, I had the sweetest nurses and Saturday's experience was no different. It just made me all the more anxious for next Monday! We are doing anything and everything to make time pass quickly, even squeezing in a few last minute dates this week.

Happy New year, everyone!

4 comments:

Andi said...

Oh Leslie, so sorry to hear about that awful little incident. Glad you're feeling better now and best of luck getting everything ready this week!
xoxo

Sarah said...

Shute, what a crappy way to start the new year! and a bit scary. Sorry you had to go through all that. Good luck on Monday!!! So exciting, can't wait to hear all about it and meet your little girl!!

Leah said...

I'm so sorry. :( Good for you in listening to your body and going to the hospital! Monday, Monday!

Nicole said...

Just reading and am so sorry you felt crummy. I've definitely learned what it is like to have a true gem for a husband. We are lucky gals, aren't we?

Can't wait to hear about baby's arrival!

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