Monthly Archives: October 2007

No blood emergency, for now

Thanks to everyone who inquired about donating, but we seem to be OK for now.  They gave Julie some IV iron to boost her levels, and her Dad is going through the process to get two units in the bank.  … Continue reading

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So Neo, will you take the red pill or the blue pill? We’ll let you know in just a sec.

Yesterday Julie had another physical exam by the doctor, and they kind of go like this.  The doctor might say, "If the fluid around any of the babies is low or they look like they are in distress in any … Continue reading

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Message from Julie, looking for O- blood

I’ll need to have a blood transfusion when I deliver and I’d much prefer to receive blood from a close friend than out of a bank given the risk, albeit small, of issues. My dad will donate today but they … Continue reading

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The start of another week

A blissfully quiet Sunday, punctuated only by the Broncos almost blowing a comfortable lead against the Steelers.  Julie’s Dad ("Bill H."), arrived yesterday, so he was able to take a shift with Julie for the afternoon.  Bill H. was also … Continue reading

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First snow in Denver, no first baby tho’

Another uneventful day, other than the now routine pain, discomfort, nerves and medications every two hours around the clock.  Julie is still on terbutaline, which is the medication mentioned in an earlier posting that causes your heart to race.  Julie’s pulse … Continue reading

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Another day down

Well, no news is good news.  Yesterday was an uneventful one.  Julie has an IV in just in case something happens fast, but luckily nothing has.  The babies had anther ultrasound in the morning and they all look great.  At … Continue reading

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NICU Tour

I (this is Bill writing) went on a tour of the NICU this afternoon.  Julie and I are already known characters over there as they have had three stations ready and waiting since this morning.  The nurses were very nice … Continue reading

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