Some updates and stuff

Ahhh... it's been three weeks since my last acupuncture appointment and I got to go today. I needed it. I was feeling so... Eeyore this morning, and anxious on top of that, but I feel a lot more mellow now. I actually fell asleep for a few minutes during my treatment, so I guess I was pretty relaxed. My doc gave me a round of moxabustion and some herbs to help wrap up this whole miscarriage business, since I've been bleeding for about 10 days now with no sign of stopping. I hope it works, my lady business is sensitive and needs a break.

I went to the gyn for my follow-up on Friday and things are apparently going as expected. I have to get my blood drawn again this week to make sure my HCG levels are going back to normal and I also have another date with the love wand this Friday. The gyn said not to TTC for at least 2-3 months, and I sort of shrugged at him. He got it and just said well, when I get pregnant again (that's right, when) to just call and they'll get me in for an u/s right away. I do like my doctor, even if I hate going to his office. My acu said to take this month off for sure, but since I've been doing Chinese medicine for a while now my body will recover quicker than it would otherwise, so we can start TTC again after my next period. So I guess we'll mostly try to 'avoid' this month (or 6-8 weeks as the case may be), if I ever stop bleeding that is.

I had a pretty nice weekend. Saturday was my friend T's bachelorette party, we went go-kart racing and then had drinks afterwards. I also finally bought shoes for both weddings; I've been so out of it lately I completely forgot I needed to get those! Sunday hubs and I went to the air show with a couple friends and that was fun. Afterwards we indulged in a little more retail therapy. Both of our wardrobes are in serious need of updating, so now we each have a few more things to work with. I don't know about you but sometimes I literally get depressed over how sad my clothing options are!

This week is going to be a crazy one between follow-up tests, wedding preparations, my FIL's birthday tomorrow, and on top of it all my grandmother is in the hospital with heart problems. Please keep her in your prayers, she's getting up there in age so I really hope this is not "it." :(

I don't think I ever fully expressed how grateful I am to everyone not only for your wonderful comments over the past couple weeks, but for those of you who posted about me on your blogs (I know there were several of you and I'm sorry I didn't thank each of you individually) to rally even more support, sharing my blog on LFCA, and to those of you who came to show support for someone you didn't even know. I am truly touched, and just wanted to make sure you know how appreciative I am to all of you. Thank you :)


Anonymous said...

I am happy that you went to see the accu. again.! I hope you stop bleeding soon.(((HUGS)))

You sound like you had a pretty good weekend too !

elephantscanremember said...

I wish you the best, Kitty. (hugs)

Retail therapy totally rocks.

-my husband grows cotton- said...

Kitty you are so strong. I hope that the bleeding eases up really soon.


Misty Dawn said...

With all my m/c's I never listened to my GYN the are over pre-cautious. My RE just says one C also, but knowing the C right after m/c you are more fertile, I still tried. I've seen so many girls on WebMD get PG right after their 1st m/c and everything was fine during their PG's. Dunno, after fighting the battle this long, my body knows what it can and can't do.....I hope your gma pulls through. We didn't think it was "it" either in April but we gave her permission to stop the fight ensuring her that we'd be fine. It was sooo hard.

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Do I Have to Be a D.I.N.K.? said...

Did your acupuncturist suggest a heating pad on your stomach to help with the bleeding after a mc? Mine suggested to rub castor oil on your stomach then sit with the heating pad on it. I did it but not 100% sure what the oil did. I was willing to try anything at that point.

Thinking of your Grandma!

Alex said...

That sucks that you're still bleeding - hopefully the acupuncture helped. Go with your gut as far as when to start trying again. I think it's more about when you're emotionally ready than anything. Thinking of you!

E said...

THere is no physical reason to wait 2-3 months after a miscarriage to try again. That is just stupid.

Glad to hear you are feeling a bit better. :)