I’m thankful Dr. Lien warned me about fainting spells while being pregnant. I had moments where I would feel dizzy and would sit with my head between my legs, but this morning was different. I was very lucky to have a chair close by because I blacked out, not once, but twice. I sat down, put my head between my legs, and felt my body go limp and go all tingly. What a crazy sensation.
Even though I’ve always had good iron, I went to talk to a head nurse about checking it. Unfortunately she couldn’t do that, but she wanted to know my symptoms. I told her what had happened and she looked very concerned. She told me to call my doctor immediately.
Talk about a panic attack. When a nurse acts like that you can’t help but wonder what’s going on.
I called my doctor’s office and talked to one of the nurses over there. After I told her my story she talked to Dr. Lien and called me back. Dr. Lien said that it was because of my low blood pressure so there was nothing to worry about. She did tell me to go home the rest of the day and not to drive, and then prescribed me a coke. I think it’s funny that my doctor tells me to drink a coke to keep my blood pressure/sugars a little higher. I get to deal with this until around 28 weeks! Fun!
I have had quite a few moments where I felt like crying today. I don’t like feeling like a fainter and going home from work early. I’m just thankful that I have everyone around me that reminds me that it’s not
Let’s hope tomorrow is less dramatic. :)