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#1 of 20 Old 02-21-2011, 11:44 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Hi everyone. What a rollercoaster. Went from the happy experience of having my sweet girls to pure hell in a week. I am out of ICU now, and on a maternity ward so I can have the girls with me. I have postpartum heart failure. My heart is functioning at 20%o right now, instead of 60%. I have lost 30 pounds in 4 days all that was fluid. I am on a heart diet, I have to take 8 different meds twice a day, and I am waiting to be fitted with a life vest so I can be shocked back to life if my heart stops beating. My world has changed. I am alive though and thats all that matters!!!!!!!!!!! I have a long story, and I do not have the energy now to type it all. I knew when I died, I felt it. I had an *experience*. I will tell it another time. My babies are gorgeous and are doing great. Thanks for all the prayers, please continue. You can add me to facebook to keep up with my progress

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Me and my wonderful husband serve God. Blessed with twin girls 2/11/11. <3

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DDCC.  Could not read and not reply.  What a hellish thing...so scary, and so amazing, all at once.  My thoughts are with you and your new family! 


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Thanks for the update Strong Mama. My thoughts continue to be with you. Beautiful girls!!!hug2.gif


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Thinking of you, Mama.


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You and your family are in my families prayers. Stay strong! Those babies are gorgeous.


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Thinking of you.


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Thinking of you!  What beautiful girls-  here's hoping that you and they are home soon.  hug2.gif


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Hey Mama!  It's your old friend from the March DDC sending you love and strength!!  love.gif


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i've been sending healing light your way...i am glad you're with us...and hope you stabilize soon. love to you and your beautiful girls.


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You continue to be in my prayers and I hope you heal quickly. Your girls are gorgeous!


Kara mommy to Jason 9/27/04 ribboncesarean.gif, Jacob 6/1/06 vbac.gif, Nathan 11/13/08 ribboncesarean.gif, and twin boys Isaac and Caleb born 1/10/11 vbac.gif
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Thinking of you with positive thoughts often.  Your screen name is appropriate though - you are one strong mom!


I'm Brooke!  I'm a breastfeeding advocate and IBCLC.  Homeschooling mama to my girls, Maiya (4/2009) and Jenevieve (2/2011) and my new baby boy, River (9/6/2013).

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I've been thinking of you often and have requested friendship (with SN) through FB. I am hoping to continue to hear positive update.

 

Your girls are gorgeous! 

 

You ARE a STRONGmama indeed!


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Thank goodness for the positive update.  You are now on the road to healing.

 

You are still in my thoughts.


Living my dream. wife to dh, mom to ds1 (9/07) and ds2 (2/11), owned by pug and cat. Does it get any better than this?joy.gif
 
 
 
 
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So glad that things are getting better. I will continue to think of you and send you lots of healing vibes. Your little girls are gorgeous!


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AnnetteMarie also went through that after the birth of her twins in case you'd like to talk to her about it. Her story is in the Birth Story forum.


- Emy . Single mom to DS nut.gif Ezra (15.12.05), angel2.gif Thames (reincarnated 18.04.08) and DD rainbow1284.gif babyf.gif Allora (11.02.11) and dog2.gif Hoppylactivist.gif  novaxnocirc.gif  waterbirth.jpg fambedsingle2.gif bfinfant.giffemalesling.GIFcd.gif

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I am so sorry you are going through all this, i will definitely be praying for you!


Mother to  Joaquin 10-13-00ribboncesarean.gif , Israel 9-5-2008 hbac.gif Judah 01-26-11hbac.gif Jax 01-26-11ribboncesarean.gif
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I've been thinking of you like crazy. hug.gif Your babies are beautiful!

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StrongMama, your girls are beautiful, oh my goodness, I am so sorry to hear what an ordeal you are going through.  You will be in my thoughts and prayers and I am sending healing vibes your way.  

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DDCC...thinking of you mama, your girls are beautiful!


 

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