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Tuesday, 23 September 2014

My blog will be a bit quiet for a while . . . . .


Our 4th child was born recently via emergency Cesarean section after a very long induced labour which culminated foetal distress and me suffering major blood loss (almost 3 litres). Baby was in NICU for a little while.

The day before our son was born my husband was rushed by ambulance to hospital with a symptoms of a stroke. This proved to be the case and he suffered 3 TIA's leaving him with weakness down one side and balance issues. He is now back home but has regular rehab appointments both at hospital and at home and is totally exhausted most of the time.
Things will be rather challenging over the next while with a newborn, three older children and my poorly husband to take care of whilst I recover from my emergency Cesarean section surgery.

Obviously blogging will be taking a back seat for the foreseeable future.  I hope you will bear with me whilst we work our way through things as a family and I look forward to getting back into blogging once things settle down.

Thanks so much for your understanding.

Michelle x

22 comments:

  1. congratulations darling... enjoy your time. x

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  2. Oh my goodness!!! first of all congratulations on your new arrival he looks gorgeous and sending get well wishes to your hubby and sending you big hugs and if anyone offers to help snatch that offer with both hands!!!

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  3. Congratulations on the birth of your son and I hope you recover quickly and your husband too! I'll look forward to when things are up and running as normal but for now I hope the stress levels settle so you can enjoy these early days with a new child =)

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  4. just rest, take care xx Froogs xx

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  5. You concentrate on your gorgeous new baby Alex, your lovely hubby and your fabulous girls - I know you will get through this "Superwoman"! Maybe the the suit will be covered in baby sick and it might be on back to front from utter exhaustion but together with the help of your friends and loved ones you will "overcome". Sending you much love and a very tight squeeze (no scrub that last bit, don't want you to rupture anything:-) Camilla xxx

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  6. Thinking of you, do hope you have lots of friend and family support

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  7. Aw take care Michelle, of course your family must come first.

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  8. I'm so sorry to hear about your stressful and tiring circumstances. Congratulations on such a beautiful baby boy! I hope you and your husband both return to full health again soon. Take care :-)

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  9. Congratulations on the birth of your beautiful son! I am so sorry to hear about your husband and I hope he gets better very soon, I hope you heal quickly too. Take care and rest as much as you can. Sending you virtual hugs xxx

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  10. Congratulations on your beautiful new baby, Michelle. I'm sorry to hear about your husband, and that you had a tricky birth. Sending you all healing thoughts and my best wishes x

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  11. Congratulations and best wishes x

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  12. I think the phrase emotional roller coaster was made for situations like yours. I hope that you and your husband recover quickly and are able to enjoy your new baby, and family life with all four, to the full. And I hope you have some practical help and support too. You and your husband deserve all good things. All best wishes, Kellie

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  13. Take lots and lots of care and many congratulations!

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  14. Congratulations - your son is absolutely adorable! I am sorry to hear about all the drama that has occurred and wish both you and your husband a speedy recovery. Family always comes first.

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  15. Congratulations Michelle, he is a little cutie for sure. So sorry to hear about your husband it must be very tough on you. I hope you have a good support network around you. Big hugs xxx

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  16. oh gosh, it all comes at once! Congratulations on your gorgeous new arrival.

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  17. Really hope lady luck appears for you soon as you've had a bad time of things lately xoc

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  18. Congratulations on the birth of your son. Hope you both recover quickly. Must be very hard. x

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  19. Congratulations on the birth of your new son. My sister had a severe stroke a few months ago and is recovering now. It's a difficult time so my thoughts are with you. I wish your husband all the best with his recovery. Hope you get all the help you need. xxx

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  20. Congratulations on your son's arrival. Hope your husband recovers soon, and that you have some other support to help out with the older children to help you heal too.

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  21. We will all be here waiting for you x

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  22. Congratulations on the birth of your son. Hope your husband makes a full and speedy recovery. Take care of yourself too xx

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