So I had my *almost* 37 week prenatal visit today, and it was a little interesting. First of all, I was supposed to see my OB yesterday afternoon, but he ended up having to do an emergency C-section at the hospital, so my appointment was cancelled and rescheduled for this morning. 891 more words
Tags » Ultrasound
recent JEM article, good for background and pictures, with their study proposing 7mm outer appendiceal diameter on ultrasound vs. 6mm currently used cutoff.
Thought it was a good chance to review some basic numbers and throw up some visual aids on appendiceal ultrasound. 35 more words
My coping mechanism is humor. In the presence of doctors I make jokes. It’s how I “deal.”
So today, while my breasts were being smashed between little plastic plates and then gooped up with ultrasound juice I suggested the imaging center offer margaritas instead of coffee. 309 more words
I have roughly 51 hours before I get to see little Baby Pea, and I think the wait just might kill me.
If the old adage “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” is true, then by this time on Friday – if I’m not dead – I should have the superhuman strength equivalent to that of She-Ra, the Princess of Power. 59 more words