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Pray For Me Please

I'll make this short. It appears that any hopes I had of ever having an easy, low-risk pregnancy have been chucked out the window. I think I held onto those hopes for all of about 2 seconds.

Here's the scoop. I am 9 weeks pregnant (or thereabouts). My blood pressure is already elevated. Considering that I have no family history of high blood pressure, I weigh 120 lbs, I've NEVER had HBP, I have no other risk factors; it would appear that this is pregnancy induced.

Yippee for me. I am a bit freaked out. I tend to do that. I can't seem to get in touch with a doctor who can prescribe something for me (ya know... military and all that) so I've put myself on bedrest until they call me back.

I am determined to have a healthy baby born as close to full-term as is possible for me. And I am not going to let it kill me. So... Please pray for me. Pray for peace and healing. Pray for Ed and Eddie because I have no idea how I am going to tend to their needs while I am on self-inflicted bedrest.

Sorry I haven't been around much lately. This is part of why. I am going to take a nap and to pray some more.

Thanks so much for your prayers.


Blogger Lindsey @ Enjoythejourney said...

Absolutely Bev. Hang in there.

2:58 PM

Blogger Debbie said...

Know that I am praying for you. As impossible as it seems, please try to stay calm and not worry about it. I had HBP during one of my pregnancys, that was the only time, and baby was God's grace.

Update when you are able.

1:44 AM

Blogger Jen_miracles said...

Hi, I'm Jennifer. Just found your blog after reading a comment you left on Neonatal Doc. So sorry to hear that your BP is already becoming elevated, again! Best of luck for many more weeks of pg, and for a healthy outcome in the end!

Hope it's ok to mention this.....I wanted to invite you to a forum for Preeclampsia Survivors that I started a year ago. Our members have all suffered PIH, PE and/or HELLP syndrome, and we have a wonderful group of ladies who provide support, friendship and understanding to each other. Please visit us, I know everyone would love to meet you and to cheer you on throughout this current pregnancy!


4:39 PM


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