Archive for the ultrasound Tag

Friday Funny: Trending Down Towards Your Genetics

So I’m writing this on my due date.  While doing jumping jacks.  So hopefully, as you are reading this, I’ve had the baby.  Because if there’s anything more miserable than being pregnant at this point, it’s attempting to schedule more doctor’s appointments. Seriously, they over-book every damned day. I have to go to two separate offices on Friday for appointments
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Reluctant Mother and the Case of the Dangling Placenta

I hate that word.  Placenta.  I find it gross for some reason.  I’ll bet it looks vile in person  too.  G R O S S. Lucky me, this pregnancy has been nothing but PLACENTA.  Placenta.  Placenta. Months ago, one of the capable if not completely over-eager ultrasound technicians thought part of this disgusting organ might be hanging around in a
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Can You Just Leave My Placenta Alone ALREADY?!

Shee-us . . . I’m so sick of this pregnancy. It doesn’t have anything to do with the fact that I haven’t had booze in at least 27 weeks. It’s not the poor sleep or the fact that I’m certain this kid somehow manages to stick his arm OUT of my uterus into the birth canal at least 16 times
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Reluctant Mother v Ultrasound Technician

So because I’m apparently suffering from not only an autoimmune disease but also a geriatric pregnancy, I get lots of ultrasounds.  At least one a week. In some regards, I realize this is kinda’ cool.  I get to spy on the kid on a routine basis.  And with all these ultrasounds should come the reassurance that everything is fine and
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Boy or Girl?!

Friday, we have an ultrasound.  I will be 18 weeks and a few days pregnant at this one.  So I would imagine we’ll learn whether we are having a boy or a girl. Curiously enough?  I don’t care.  In fact, several times in the past couple week, I’ve even forgotten about the appointment entirely. I thought I might care.  Maybe
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In Which Reluctant Mother Gets a Pap Test and New Binoculars

This post discusses some medical stuff.  It’s not graphic and is supposed to be funny but if you don’t care for that sort of thing or don’t like over-sharing, you might want to skip it.  🙂 As the title suggests, whew-wee busy weekend around here!  Good times. Friday morning I had another ultrasound and some more blood work.  Everything seemed
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