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Midwife has been

Midwife has been, took note of all my symptoms and took my blood. She thinks it's still the anaemia too.
She's going to get the test results tomorrow and call me. Worst case: hospital for a transfusion. Hopefully won't come to that, but they can't increase my iron tablets. They might change them. If i do have to have blood given it should only be a few hrs max and she can't see any reason why I couldn't take Freddie & keep him fed. I'm not expressing well (lower milk supply prob due to anaemia too) or I'd leave him with his daddy & a bottle.

You know, "bed rest" (or sofa rest in my case) is great in theory, and awesome for a day or two. But I'm getting fed up now. I want to go and do stuff with the kids. I want to go and show Freddie off. And I want to be able to breathe while I'm doing it.

I'm bored of laying about, bored of watching Netflix, bored of reading my kindle, bored of my apps and Facebook... I want to go OUT! I really resent being ill. My brain is itching to do stuff and my body won't let me.

I am frustrated and tired to the point of tears. It's the summer sodding holidays! So far the kids have been to the park and played in the garden while I sat on my arse. We're supposed to be going to Blackpool Tower, Dalton Zoo, the beach, splash parks....... Not stuck at home because my blood is thin as ****

Sorry. Rant over. Just needed to get it off my chest.



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