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Life just took a turn for the suck
« on: February 03, 2013, 01:30:58 PM »
Let me preface this by saying that it's still happening as I type this, and I will update as I get information.

As some of you know, my brother's wife was pregnant with their first child.  I know they were excited for it, and I was excited as well; my first outing as the crazy uncle (and if you know me and shivers didn't go down your spine, you have problems).

Well, this morning, she started having severe cramps.  She had to go to the hospital, and as I type this, they don't know if they baby, or she, is going to be ok.

Clearly this is not the way anyone wanted this to happen.  I'm on my way out to see them in the hospital, and I'll post more when I can get more information.
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Re: Life just took a turn for the suck
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2013, 02:03:22 PM »
Just went through the same thing, though not as severe as I am already Uncle Joe x2.  Hope she's ok
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Re: Life just took a turn for the suck
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2013, 02:25:32 PM »
I'm hoping for the best man. Sorry to hear this.

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Re: Life just took a turn for the suck
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2013, 03:24:40 PM »
Prayers for your family.
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Re: Life just took a turn for the suck
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2013, 03:28:57 PM »
Will be praying. Hope it turns out well.
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Re: Life just took a turn for the suck
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2013, 03:56:09 PM »
UPDATE:

I'm sitting at my friend's gaming shop as I type this.

I needed to get away from the hospital; never like them and probably never will.  I can basically confirm the kid is dead.

Courtney (my brother's wife) is in a hospital room in more pain than I've seen anyone in my life.  My brother is going in-and-out of crying bits because of this.

Thankfully, our friends and family have come out to support them.
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Re: Life just took a turn for the suck
« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2013, 04:41:47 PM »
So sorry to hear.  My g/f's youngest daughter was pregnant with twins and lost both, it was really rough on her, I can't even imagine...

Hopefully Courtney is going to be okay...

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Re: Life just took a turn for the suck
« Reply #7 on: February 03, 2013, 09:50:52 PM »
The same thing happened to my sister and her husband on Christmas Eve.  There's really not a whole lot you can do for them, but it will eventually get better.  My sister had a terrible bout of anemia after the fact and I think she's just first back to feeling normal now.  Hope she recovers alright.
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Re: Life just took a turn for the suck
« Reply #8 on: February 03, 2013, 09:52:47 PM »
Damn......

I feel for you man. My thoughts will be with you, your brother and his spouse.

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Re: Life just took a turn for the suck
« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2013, 11:13:50 AM »
UPDATE 3/4/13:

Late last night, she went into surgery for internal bleeding and had to have one of her ovaries removed.

She's doing fine now, and is expected to be released from the hospital in a few days.  She'll have to end up staying at her mom's for a bit, as she will not be allowed to climb stairs.

This will also reduce her chances of becoming pregnant in the future.  Also, the doctor has ordered to stop smoking, eat healthier, and to loose weight (she's shorter than I am, but weights around the same).
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Re: Life just took a turn for the suck
« Reply #10 on: February 04, 2013, 11:19:15 AM »
It's hard to see anything good in a situation like this, so hopefully she takes it to heart and gets herself healthier. I'm very sorry for the loss though.
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Re: Life just took a turn for the suck
« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2013, 02:39:43 PM »
Sorry to hear about the situation. Like most of the posters, I had a friend who was 9 months along in a difficult pregnancy.  Unfortunately, a few days before she was to be induced, she had massive cramps and lost the child. As I prayed for her, I will for you and yours.
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