Thursday, August 07, 2014

My blood test results

This anaemia seems to be on it's way out now, thankfully. I had another good nights sleep last night, in fact I over slept and was still in the shower when the health visitor arrived! Midwife called in shortly after. They coincided, and clashed over Freddie's sticky eye needing a swab.

Was almost amusing watching two women I highly respect have a very professional non-argument in front if a patient. HV thought he needed a swab taking to check for infection, MW didn't think he did. Long story short, MW did the swab!

Other than his crusty eyes both women are happy with Freddie. He's gained a lot of weight! Last week he had dropped from 9lb 6oz to 8lb 12lb, his 6% loss. Today he's a whopping 9lb 12oz!!!

My blood test results came back as low but much better than previous, so I've been recommended to get a repeat on my iron tablets instead of changing or going for a transfusion. I can cope with that. My breathlessness has all but gone, I'm sleeping again, and I even have colour in my lips again.

Two of my sisters-in-law came to visit today as well which was lovely. We met up at the local brewers fayer (who did a better job that when we went with my MIL last time) and had lunch while the kids had their obligatory mental run-round. Freddie got snuggled for the whole day - which he loved - the bigger boys were thrilled to see their aunties, and Hubby & I enjoyed a good catch up with his sisters.

Been a good day all round!



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