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Thursday, March 29, 2007

what an arrogant prick... grrr.... and god my baby is cute

Ok.. so an update on ME for once... I spent Thursday night at the emergency department of the hospital... I was having serious intestinal cramps.. felt like I had ripped inside.. thought I was going to die.. it was seriously more painful than my labor.. I was ready to pass out from the pain.. and apparently bleeding internally.. judging by the black poop.. (I know TMI) coupled with incredible pain in my back and ribs and it being painful to even breathe.. I couldn't talk.. couldn't stand.. couldn't sit.. and it occurs to me that the two times I "threw my back out" while I was pregnant felt remarkably like this only I couldn't feel my intestines at the time... I got no answer from the doctor then about what was causing it... so I figure it's either the hot chocolate I had or the bread I ate (cuz I don't normally eat bread) that caused it.. (I also had white/grey diarrhea.. odd.. but a symptom of having trouble digesting gluten so I wonder if that was the problem) so enough is enough right? I made an appointment with my doctor to see if we can look into what is actually wrong with me.. I'm not just going to accept a blanket diagnosis of ibs anymore when what I think is going on is more food intolerance and a possible intestinal blockage.. as all the problems with my intestines started 3 years ago with a 5 day bout of constipation that felt like something broke there and it all let loose and after that I couldn't drink milk anymore..I went to the doctor then and he said IBS.. so I figured it was just something I'd have to live with.. I figured out that milk really upsets my tummy.. so I avoid milk.. and use lactase.. but there was something else upsetting my tummy too that I couldn't figure out.. I'm thinking now it's wheat.. I THOUGHT I had really bad morning sickness.. as I lost 30 lbs while I was pregnant with Tisha from no appetite and nausea.. but it didn't go away when I had her.. and with the two backaches I had when I was pregnant and this latest episode last thursday I'm thinking maybe it's not JUST IBS maybe there's something really really wrong here.. I want an answer.. something solid.. so I go into dr.Taliano's office today.. wait an hour and a half to get in.. to have him say.. "I think you have IBS.." and I was like.. well I don't think we should just call it IBS we should do some tests.. and he was like "do you even know what IBS is? look it up on the internet" and I was like.. "I DID look it up on the internet.. I don't think that's what it is.. and I KNOW you're supposed to do a lot of testing to rule out other stuff before you leave it at a diagnosis of IBS" and then I mention what I think is going on.. and I tell him about the black poop.. he's like "well that's not good.. that means you're bleeding into your tummy" (ya.. dumb it down for me.. that's right.. I only got the highest marks in my highschool for biology... I don't know what intestines are.) and he wants to test my gall bladder and stuff.. and I was like.. "well they checked my gallbladder when I was there and they said it was my intestines.." and he's like.. did you take any asperine.. and I said no.. but I took some ibuprofen to see if it would help with the pain.. and he's like.. well that could have caused the bleeding. I said I didn't think the ibuprofen caused it as I was already in pretty serious pain when I took it.. It was less than an hour before I noticed the black poop.. and I took it on a full stomach and have never had issues with ibuprofen before.. I said I thought it was the gas from a food intolerance building up to much..I asked him to refer me to a dietician so I could have help figuring out what I CAN eat.. he refused.. and he gave me shit for not trusting his diagnosis and told me to find another doctor as he refuses to see me again. Said he'd give me 2 months to find someone else. I said "this is rediculous.. I trusted a doctor before when his diagnosis didn't seem right and it killed my daughter (she had cancer.. NOT colic) I will tell you if I don't think you're right because this is MY health and I have to make sure to get the RIGHT diagnosis.. I don't want to be afraid of food for the rest of my life" That pissed him off.. and he said "you know what... forget it.. you're not coming into this office again" so I tod him screw you.. and left..he said he was going to write down what I said and I told him to "go ahead I don't give a rats ass" and walked out. when I got downstairs someone came after me.. one of his other patients.. and told me he was like this a lot.. and had misdiagnosed her father and nearly killed him by prescribing the wrong meds..so I'm left with no doctor.. and something that's causing internal bleeding.. all because my doctor didn't want to listen to MY opinion on what's wrong with me..
anyways.. here's a pic of me today.. you can see I look exhausted.. but look how skinny I've gotten..
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and here's your Tisha fix..
we got playing around with my cabbage patch kids glasses
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and here's a pic of her sleeping.. isn't she cute
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Tuesday, March 20, 2007

ok so what's new... they finally put Tisha on out baby bonus.. so we went and ordered half a cow for my freezer (from the drug free butcher.. mmmmm yummy yummy).. man I hope it fits... they said our half would be about four banana boxes worth of meat!! yay!! doesn't leave much left of the money after that but it should free up some cash for a few months at least :)
Took the dogs to the dog park again.. Jack is so much fun to take.. but Chelsea is cut off for a few weeks as she is in heat.. Last time we went there was a nice big but friendly dog for Jack to chase around.. and the other dog liked barking nearly as much as Jack does, so they were chasing each other around yapping their little heads off.. it was hilarious!
Mom came down to sell some more puppies this weekend. She did pretty good.. brought down ten and we sold four of them. We spent all monday morning shopping at the second hand stores, which was a blast. I found some wool sweaters to make wool covers for Tisha's diapers (more comfy for her than plastic) and some neat books and a few nice baby things. Mom found some dishes she really likes.. a really cool painting.. and a few other things that were super cool. We had a turkey dinner on sunday with Grandma.. we all sat and played cards for hours.. I love Rummy! I wish someone else would play with me too. I love when Grandma comes over cuz I get to play cards :)
Monday we had Mikey over again.. we're on a schwartenneger (spelling?) kick.. so we watched another arnie movie :) That was cool.. We're thinking of just watching a whole pile of them and then moving on to vandamme...... oooh.. vandamme.. maybe after that we can get onto my monty python movies. the meaning of life is calling to me...
also. I finally figured out final fantasy XII so that's taking up a loyt of my time lately... it's not fair spacing save points 2 hours apart and then leaving me where I'm getting my ass kicked..
I figure ya pretty much come for the baby pics so I'l quit boring you with my life..lol so here's this weeks good shots. Tisha discovered how her hands work.. I got some pics of her reading her favorite book ,some of her doing pushups!!, and playing in her saucer :) The little car seems to be her favorite toy in there.. figures.. I wait this long for a girl.. and she wants to play cars..lol Maybe I can tell myself she just wants to play with the little "doll" inside..

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Wednesday, March 07, 2007

tisha's first professional photo

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Thursday, March 01, 2007

March First :)

Well.. not a lot new.. we took the dogs to the dog park again.. Chelsea finally figured out that she's allowed to run around there.. :) so that made it a lot more fun. Celina is coming tonight for the next week.. so that should be interesting. It will be nice to pick up and go wherever for how long I want after school. I think we'll be making a few trips to the dog park this week.. take the kids along and run em all ragged.. Drew discovered that there is a POND in the middle of the trees.. by falling through the ice.. luckily he only went up to his ankle..
Thought I'd show off Tisha's new Jammies.. I made these before I got pregnant and just tried them on her today :)
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and also some videos for ya
tisha's new trick!



I like how she's trying to sing with me here....


and how adorable is Drew?
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I can't believe what a good lookin boy!
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