Zofran, I think I love you

Our visit with the OB was relatively positive yesterday. The heartbeat is up from 97 to 119. I still have to go back in a week to make sure everything is growing.

We got another ultrasound picture … a white blob with a blinking black center suspended from a white yolk sac. I’m sure that it doesn’t look like much to the outside world, but it is beautiful to us. We hung the picture on the refrigerator. I am getting less and less nervous with each visit.

One of the highlights of the visit was the prescription for anti-nausea medicine. The doctor prescribed Zofran and I am actually starting to feel human again. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t feel normal, but this stuff is definitely taking the edge off and I am preparing for a day at work (and out of bed) for the first time in almost a week.

Of course, it makes me a little leery that the drug is not actually approved for use during pregnancy, but there is a lot of good anecdotal evidence out there, so I am just hopeful that everything works out. And for the first time in five days, the scent of my own deodorant (powder fresh?) is not making me gag.

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2 Comments on “Zofran, I think I love you”

  1. Suzanne Says:

    Yay!! Great news! Keep us updated on that little heartbeat! I am glad you are feeling better, too… makes such a difference, huh??

  2. Bethany Says:

    I love the little white blob of the early ultrasounds. I carried that picture around with me everywhere, even though we didn’t tell anyone until after the first trimester.

    I know a lot of women who used Zofran during their pregnancy, if that makes you feel any better. heehee. It’s hard not to be worried, though, nearly impossible. Enjoy the journey, though! 🙂


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