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by meljoi
Sat Mar 27, 2004 09:40 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Here's a question
Replies: 11
Views: 964

Re : Here's a question

I should have clarified the inconclusive GD test was with my first preg.
I am only at 4.5-5 weeks on this pregnancy.

Melissa Joi 32
DH Jeremy 43
mama to Peyton John 12/04/00
2nd babe due 12/04
by meljoi
Sat Mar 27, 2004 08:43 am
Forum: Texas
Topic: HEY TEXAS
Replies: 53
Views: 53567

Re : HEY TEXAS

<t>Hello Ya'll !!<br/> I am new here.....<br/> I live in Smithville- about 45 miles SE of Austin and come into Austin a <br/> couple of times a week....I would love to participate.<br/> Please let me know when/if you all get together and if there is anything that I can do!<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Mel...
by meljoi
Sat Mar 27, 2004 07:05 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Here's a question
Replies: 11
Views: 964

Re : Here's a question

Oh.....one more thing.
I had to be tested 3x for gestational diabetes.
The final result.....inconclusive.
Have anything to do with pre-e?

Melissa Joi 32
DH Jeremy 43
mama to Peyton John 12/04/00
2nd babe due 12/04
by meljoi
Sat Mar 27, 2004 07:02 am
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: ever just want to be normal
Replies: 14
Views: 1110

Re : ever just want to be normal

<t>Where my friends got jealous was in the weight loss.....<br/> My pre-preg weight was 105....<br/> I delivered at 160.....I was SO incredibly swollen.<br/> No definition from my knees to my ankles.<br/> My friends were quite jealous that I was 112lbs two weeks after<br/> Peyton's birth. It was pur...
by meljoi
Sat Mar 27, 2004 06:46 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Here's a question
Replies: 11
Views: 964

Here's a question

<t>Okay......here's a question.<br/> My mother suffered severe toximia with her first pregnancy (my oldest brother)<br/> and my grandmother suffered toximia as well with the birth of my mother (her first). Their remaining pregnancies were fine.<br/> I suffered sever pre-e with my first (Peyton).<br/...
by meljoi
Fri Mar 26, 2004 05:31 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: TO YOU ALL
Replies: 2
Views: 380

TO YOU ALL

<t>I feel compelled to write and tell you all how grateful I am to have found you. I felt so incredibly alone after suffering pre-e with my son. I didn't know what it was, I was diagnosed so late (38wks) that they hospitalized me and induced. This time around (babe #2) I swore I would educate myself...
by meljoi
Fri Mar 26, 2004 02:38 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: pregnancy + spotting = miscarriage ?
Replies: 25
Views: 2108

Re : pregnancy + spotting = miscarriage ?

<t>I, too had light spotting with my first. It came on at about 7-8 weeks, lasted a day or two and I went running in for an u/s........<br/> everything turned out to be fine. <br/> It's so hard to just relax about these things....<br/> hang in there!<br/> <br/> Melissa Joi 32, second pregnancy due 1...
by meljoi
Thu Mar 25, 2004 09:29 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: scared about 2nd pregnancy
Replies: 5
Views: 674

Re : scared about 2nd pregnancy

<t>Thank you for your response. I am so happy that I found you all. I decided this time around I am going to educate myself as best I can, so I KNOW what to look for. How is this pregnancy going for you? <br/> I was told that this time around I was most likely going to be considered high risk, under...
by meljoi
Thu Mar 25, 2004 08:14 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: scared about 2nd pregnancy
Replies: 5
Views: 674

Re : scared about 2nd pregnancy

<t>.....also, can proper diet and exercise help avoid Preeclampsia. I didn't eat all that well with the first pregnancy, was on my feet almost all day at work........the swelling came on at about the 6th month, no protein in my urine-but I wasn't diagnosed until the 38th week. Could I have maybe had...
by meljoi
Thu Mar 25, 2004 07:57 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: scared about 2nd pregnancy
Replies: 5
Views: 674

scared about 2nd pregnancy

<t>I was diagnosed with severe preeclampsia in my 38th week 3 years ago with the birth of my son. Hospitalized for 4 days, receiving Pitocin and Magnesium.......swelling, headaches....rapid heartbeat - I am petrified that my 2nd pregnancy (which is only in it's 4th week, I believe) is going to be th...

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