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by nborrayo
Mon Jun 28, 2004 09:25 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Question of the Day re: family size
Replies: 42
Views: 3912

Re : Question of the Day re: family size

<t>I always wanted to either have 2 and be a foster family to more, or have one and adopt more. I wanted a busy, happy family. My husband always said "1 and then we will see." <br/> With the HELLP and pp depression, that clinched it for him - One. Daughter Claire is healthy and born only slightly ea...
by nborrayo
Mon Jun 28, 2004 09:01 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: question of the day re: activity levels
Replies: 32
Views: 3793

Re : question of the day re: activity levels

<t>okay, we are being honest here, right? [;)]<br/> Here goes...<br/> I get in shape for about a year, exercising regularly (3-5x a week, at least an hour each time), then lose motivation and let it go for a while- the get in shape again... I was in the let it go phase when I got pregnant, although ...
by nborrayo
Mon Jun 28, 2004 08:51 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Question of the Day: Diet and PE
Replies: 43
Views: 5060

Re : Question of the Day: Diet and PE

<t>Before pg:<br/> I ate a diet very rich in healthy foods(not vegetarian)-lots of whole grains and vegetables, but I must admit the dark chocolate, black licorice and ice-cream that I had on frequent occasions. I was about 10 or 15 lbs overweight when I got pg. I did eat a lot of sushi - tuna - whi...
by nborrayo
Thu May 20, 2004 04:13 pm
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: Fatigue long after pregnancy?
Replies: 0
Views: 1014

Fatigue long after pregnancy?

<t>Hello, <br/> My daughter is 5 months old already after being born a little early due to HELLP. I am still exhausted and tired all the time. Baby has been sleeping through the night for quite a while, and so am I but every day I feel like I am dragging around. My thyroid is fine, nothing else unus...
by nborrayo
Tue May 18, 2004 02:50 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Roll Call: Who had HELLP syndrome?
Replies: 91
Views: 12814

Re : Roll Call: Who had HELLP syndrome?

<t>Had upper epigastric pain and high BP for most of last trimester, but blood tests continued to be within normal range. Was taken off of work at <br/> 35 weeks<br/> Was sent to hospital to be induced for IUGR and high BP at:<br/> 37 weeks 2 days<br/> Emergency c-section due to high blood pressure,...
by nborrayo
Thu May 13, 2004 02:42 pm
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: What does the abdominal pain feel like?
Replies: 109
Views: 181295

Re : What does the abdominal pain feel like?

<t>My pain went on for weeks, mostly at night, and across my whole upper abdomen. It felt like my ribs were broken or bruised. I had to take tylenol, and lie on a sharp incline just to get any sleep. The doctor kept asking if I thought it could be heartburn or indigestion. I KNEW it wasn't. People k...

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