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Re: Thankful!

Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2012 10:23 am
by eleni
You're welcome! And I just wanted to make sure you all know we read every one of the posts in this section and are grateful for your comments. We are trying to be better about "sharing the love" with all our supporters so please keep posting to let us know how the Foundation has helped you.

Warmest wishes,
Eleni

Thankful!

Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 08:59 pm
by shadow2356
There is no question that this site saved my life and the life of my daughter. When I was pregnant a friend had postpartum HELLP. I didn't know what it was so I googled it and this site came up. I learned all about it and the symptoms. When I was 33 weeks pregnant I had extreme swelling, high BP and horrible upper right abdominal pain. The L & D said it was likely gall bladder issues. I told them I was sure it was HELLP syndrome. I kept fighting with them and after some time I was diagnosed with class 1 HELLP and had an emergency c-section. My daughter and I were in separate ICUs but are luckily ok today.

I know if I didn't know the symptoms from here I would have believed them when they said it was a gall bladder attack. Thank you for educating people about this terrible disease. You are certainly saving lives.