Yesterday marked exactly one week since my water broke. I am thrilled to still be hanging in here! My first goal is to make it to Monday, which will be 26 weeks, then to make it to Thursday when I can get another round of steroids. My day yesterday started with me being forced to drink a bottle of sugary orange drink at 6:00 AM for my 1-hour glucose tolerance test. After that I had all my usual doctor visits and scans and everything looked great. I was excited to receive an awesome Edible Arrangement from my L&L girls - look at all that gorgeous fruit! It was a nice surprise. I also had a nice visit from my friend Kim and her mom. Joe was busy at home yesterday so he came to the hospital around dinner time and hung out all evening. That was a nice change of pace. He brought us yummy tortellini that his mom made for dinner and rented us Confessions of a Shopaholic which we watched while snacking on our fruit. Since neither of us like honeydew we gave those skewers to my technician and made her evening. When she came in to take my temperature at 2:00 AM last night she was still crowing about the delicious fruit.
So far so good today. After seeing me this morning my doctor wrote orders stating that on Sunday I am allowed to go down to the hospital coffee shop in a wheelchair for a change of scenery. I think I made him feel bad when I told him that my shower was one of the highlights of my day ;) Oh - and I passed the 1-hour glucose test!! Hooray!!! The resident woke me up to tell me at 6:00 AM this morning, announcing "You FINALLY caught a break on something!" About time!! This afternoon Lauren, Colleen and Jenn are coming for lunch so I'm looking forward to some girl time! I also have my favorite nurse and favorite tech assigned to me today, which is nice. In fact, I gave poor Joe a minor heart attack by ignoring his call on my cell phone because the three of us were busy looking at the tech's engagement party pictures. Whoops.
So another weekend is approaching and I hope to spent it (and many more) right here in this hospital bed with the babies safe and sound.
Oh, and thanks to Carlos, my friend Kristin's fiance, for the awesome job he did installing a door in our upstairs bedroom yesterday. Joe brought me a video of his work and it's great!