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by sjs40
Sun May 30, 2004 01:58 pm
Forum: Grief and Loss
Topic: new here - Hello!
Replies: 6
Views: 1976

Re : new here - Hello!

<t>Hi Em<br/> We have 'met' before too, and you know my pe experience was last July. I just wanted to let you know that since my 6wk check at the gp I have had a BP machine at home. I am still on Atenolol, and check my bp every day, but only have to see the gp if I am worried, or otherwise every cou...
by sjs40
Sun May 23, 2004 03:44 am
Forum: Trying Again after Preeclampsia
Topic: TTC forum?
Replies: 19
Views: 6545

Re : TTC forum?

It's a great idea to have a ttc forum. I am not able to ttc yet, but look forward to seeing you here, hopefully for a very short time!
Sue

Sue (40)
Chris (37)
DD Eleanor Susan (Ellie)
born at 27wks severe PE
24 July 03 - 20 August 03
by sjs40
Thu May 20, 2004 01:32 am
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: Relationships between Preemies and owning Cats
Replies: 24
Views: 7087

Re : Relationships between Preemies and owning Cats

<t>Very interesting. When I was first pregnant we had 2 cats, but one, Sooty, was taken ill when I was about 8wks and had to be put to sleep (he was diagnosed with the feline version of aids). His brother tested ok, but was taken ill just after I went back to work, and we lost him too. Ebony was a g...
by sjs40
Thu May 20, 2004 01:27 am
Forum: Grief and Loss
Topic: How are we all really doing?
Replies: 21
Views: 3985

Re : How are we all really doing?

<t>I have better days and bad days now. I'm dreading Ellie's birthday and the anniversary of her death a month later. I have taken time off work for both of those dates.<br/> <br/> We want to try again, but I need to lose a fair amount of weight still and want to do as much as I can to minimize the ...
by sjs40
Tue May 18, 2004 02:58 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Roll Call: Family History of Pre-e or HELLP
Replies: 44
Views: 5794

Re : Roll Call: Family History of Pre-e or HELLP

<t>Hi Melissa<br/> <br/> I was diagnosed with pre-e at 26+4, and delivered at 27wks. My mother developed toxaemia at 32wks and I was born at 36wks having not grown for a month.<br/> <br/> Sue<br/> <br/> Sue (40)<br/> Chris (37)<br/> DD Eleanor Susan (Ellie)<br/> born at 27wks severe PE<br/> 24 July ...
by sjs40
Mon Apr 26, 2004 02:10 pm
Forum: Announcements and Preeclampsia in the News
Topic: Obesity increases risk of preeclampsia by 4x
Replies: 10
Views: 6171

Re : Obesity increases risk of preeclampsia by 4x

<t>Im with you Carol.....at the age of 40 I have a lot of weight to lose but Im ever aware that time is moving on, and wonder whether I am better to be heavy and slightly younger or much lighter and older! It is definately something positive to do though.<br/> <br/> Sue (40)<br/> Chris (37)<br/> DD ...
by sjs40
Mon Apr 19, 2004 02:59 pm
Forum: Grief and Loss
Topic: Unfortunately I've joined your club.....
Replies: 15
Views: 4011

Re : Unfortunately I've joined your club.....

<t>Leanne<br/> I am sorry for the loss of your son Jonathan.<br/> <br/> I too found this forum while looking for answers re pre-eclampsia and whether my treatment was correct. I was 'lucky' enough to spend a short time with my daughter Ellie, she survived for 27 days. I will be forever grateful for ...
by sjs40
Sat Apr 10, 2004 03:25 am
Forum: Grief and Loss
Topic: I need help planning a memorial service.
Replies: 4
Views: 1538

Re : I need help planning a memorial service.

<t>Ellie was cremated after a close family only short ceremony. We brought Ellie's ashes home with us while we were finalising details for her resting place. While we were at the funeral directors we mentioned that we didnt want Ellie to be in a cemetary and they suggested a place that had just open...
by sjs40
Wed Apr 07, 2004 10:20 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: PCOS and its relation to PE/PIH?
Replies: 15
Views: 1670

Re : PCOS and its relation to PE/PIH?

<t>I too have PCOS and I developed GD during my pregnancy. I have a high BMI too, and my mother had PE with me 40 years ago. Believe it or not, I was not ever made aware of any increased risk factors for PE for me! I was aware of it because of my mum, but not once was it mentioned in connection with...
by sjs40
Wed Mar 31, 2004 11:54 am
Forum: Grief and Loss
Topic: Stupid things people say! What are they thinking?
Replies: 30
Views: 6254

Re : Stupid things people say! What are they thinking?

<t>After we lost Ellie my aunt actually said to my mother...'it was for the best, she was so small and had Downs, who knows what else could be wrong with her'<br/> Needless to say, my mum and aunt have not spoken since.......<br/> <br/> Sue (40)<br/> Chris (37)<br/> DD Eleanor Susan (Ellie)<br/> bor...

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