Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Postpartum Check Up

So yesterday I had my postpartum check up. I knew that we would be talking about what is to come.. but I guess I just didn't fully mentally prepare myself. I usually do & I usually go in with low standards but for some reason I was hoping for different this time.

First I was very disappointed with my weight at this point. I know that I just had a baby 6 weeks ago.. but I was hoping the scale would not read what it did. I thought okay I will only need to loose about 15 to 20 pounds I can do that.. but now I am setting my weight loss goal to lose 42 pounds.. not 40 not 35.. 42!! I am determined to hit my goal weight. Its just frustrating that it is so much weight. I have never set a goal so high but I am up for the challenge & I have to look at the positive side & the end result. I will not only be a mama & wife.. I will be a HOT MAMA & WIFE! I also now that if I can accomplish this I will have that much more self confidence.

The second part of my visit was spent discussing my medical issues & what the next step is. Dr. M said it will all depend on what my result come back as to determine when we will go forth with the hysterectomy. Since I have already had 2 leaps & since we are done having babies {my husband is more so then me.. I could I have 2 more} she is pushing for a hysterectomy sooner rather then later. I am still coming to terms with it. I am over the cancer scares, the surgeries & the waiting game on results or to see what the next 6 months brings so.. I am okay with hysterectomy.. I guess. I mean I was never suppose to have a baby.. now I have two so I just have to thank God for blessing me with what he has given & be thankful that I am a mom.. & look at this as a positive not a negative. I guess not having a menstrual cycle & all the craziness that comes with will be cool.. but too I will have to go through menopause at 30 never thought that would happen.

So I guess the next few days its just a waiting game to see what my results are. When I asked Dr. M if I should make a 6 month appointment she said no not yet.. we may have to meet before then. So we shall see.


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