Our appointment on Monday finally gave us answers we have been looking for…hopefully!
Before we went to Iowa City, our doctor was thinking that I either had uterine scarring from the D&C I had after Leeland was born or a pituitary tumor the was producing too much prolactin, preventing me from having a cycle and making it impossible to get pregnant. Continue reading “Answers”
The last three years have taken me and my husband on quite a journey. From a positive pregnancy test to an abnormal ultrasound to holding our sweet boy who never took a breath on earth to burying him, grieving his loss, and having to rediscover who we were only to find out that my body was somehow damaged along the way. The last three years have stretched us in ways we didn’t know we could handle, but our faithful God knew we could, and He was with us all the way.
Tomorrow we take the next step in finding out what is happening with my body. Continue reading “Chasing Answers”
I’ve been waiting on insurance to approve an MRI since the middle of August, and finally got word today that my insurance isn’t even accepting the requests from my doctor. It isn’t that they are receiving the requests and denying them – they are seeing there has been a request and refusing to even look at it and put it in their system.
To say that I’m frustrated is an understatement. Tonight I was just angry. I was angry at how stupid insurance is (you won’t convince me otherwise right now) and how messed up my body is with still no answers. Continue reading “I Don’t Want to Hear it, but I Need To”
“I think we need to check and see if it’s a pituitary tumor.”
That’s what my doctor said after receiving the results of a second blood test.
Almost two months ago, I went to see a new doctor in hopes of finding out what the heck is going on with my body. She gave me estrogen to see if that would kick my body back into gear and start my cycle, but it didn’t work. I’m still not getting periods. My prolactin level came back just outside of the normal range, so she wanted me to come back in about a month to retake that test. I had my blood drawn last Tuesday and got the results the next day.
My prolactin levels were Continue reading “More News I Could Do Without”