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Tuesday, February 9, 2010

I hate being lonely:(

So after my appointments yesterday, I have come to the conclusion that surgery is not an option I am willing to consider. First of all, surgery in general can induce preterm labor, and has risks for the baby. Also, the stint that they would put in only has a 40% chance of reducing the pain I am in, and has a 60% chance of making it a lot worse. Also, they have to change it every 12 weeks, so that would mean 2 surgeries during the remainder of my pregnancy, and also my body might reject it and there could be problems associated with that. All in all, I don't like my chances. So my only option is to manage the pain I am in with bed rest and lortab, for 3 whole months. The main concern here is kidney infections, which upon being tested yesterday, low and behold, I have one. So after getting a shot in the rear and a perscription to take for 2 weeks, I have to see the Obgyn every 2 weeks from now on, to make sure I get rid of the infection and not get it again, because kidney infections cause preterm labor as well. So with 2 stuffed animals, a card, and some chocolates I received from my mom and sister, I am laying here trying to figure out what to do with myself for 3 months, until this little one can come. I have the blanket I am crocheting, and I am learning to sew. I have books I could read, and blogs and facebook and movies, but beyond that, I need ideas. I hate feeling worthless. I want to feel like I can accomplish things, even on the couch. I hate the silence. My wonderful husband Scott got a new job, and I am so very happy for him, but he is gone all day every day now, so it's just me and my dog Sydney. So I ask, do any of you have ideas of what I could do that would make me feel accomplished? Please share them with me. I need them! Love you all, Tissa


Carlie said...

quilt? Scrap book (digi scrapping is the way to go), get netflix and watch a bunch of tv series, organize every nook and cranny of your house, write cards (love, notes, thank you notes, or just thinking of you notes) stuff like that. Sorry your not doing well. Good luck. xoxo

Katrina said...

Hey sorry to hear it is going rough... digital scrapbook!! Get everything done with pictures of you and Scott because when Carson is here, you won't want to do anything with pictures that aren't of him!! Or you could do family history! Way easy to do on the computer now and you'd feel very much like you are accomplishing something! ...I'll let yot know if I get any more ideas!

Latissa and Scott Graham said...

Hey how do you digital scrapbook? I have no idea how to do it.