I have gained 2lbs a week for the last 4 weeks (WOW!) Dr. said that my weight gain is still on the lower side for a woman my size carrying twins. During week 25 I felt pretty good. We got a sneak peek of babies and they were butting heads already! Both were breech at our 25 week appointment. Week 26 is a different story. I can really tell this week that the pregnancy is taking its toll on my body. My back and hips are super sore. I am good until about 5 in the evening, and then I am pretty much worthless when it comes to doing anything productive. I spent 1/2 a night at the hospital on Saturday for extreme mid-back pain. I was having lots of uterine irritibility when I arrived at the hospital, but with some fluids that seemed to ease up. They tested for kidney/bladder infection...that came back negative. They checked my cervix to be sure that I wasn't dialating...THANK GOD that came back negative. However, we still don't know the cause of the pain, and it is still continuing.
I am doing ok. I can do normal daily activities, but evening are a bit more difficult. My back gives out around 6, and I am pretty much worthless from then on. I am beginning to wonder if something is going on with my pancreas (I am in LOTS of pain after eating dinner.) I called the Dr, but they encouraged me to just take it easy and eat bland meals until my next appointment. As usual, I feel Brock quite a bit, but Lynlee is hit and miss. I am getting excited about meeting them, I just can't believe that it will be in 9-10 weeks!!!
I had my Dr appointment moved up a few days, because my pain is much worse. I have gained 20lbs so far, and I can definitely tell. Dr ordered a gallbladder and kidney scan for Monday. However, on Saturday night I found myself back in the hospital. I spent 3 nights there! They ran every test possible. I had several ultrasounds and even a CT scan. All of the tests came back inconclusive. I was released on Tuesday with no definitive answer for my pain. I was sent home with a high dose of pain meds that don't seem to even touch my pain. I am happy to report that both Brock and Lynlee are doing GREAT. They don't seem to be affected by my pain. We got to see them via ultrasound two times while I was in the hospital. I am having a difficult time admitting that daily activities (cleaning, cooking, grocery shopping, lifting Cayden,etc) are becoming harder for me to do. I am going to have to start reaching out for help. I just keep telling myselft 8-9 more weeks, 8-9 more weeks! Although I am in a lot of pain, I am still enjoying this pregnancy, and I can't wait to meet these precious miracles!!