Labs back: no anemia. :shrug:

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Labs back: no anemia. :shrug:
Wed, 07-25-2012 - 10:19am

Well....yippy skippy.  My bloodwork finally came back and my hemoglobin, hematocrit, and red blood cells are all within normal limits.  So, on paper, I'm perfectly healthy.  While in reality, I still get dizzy every time I stand up too fast, out of breath every time I go walk up or down the stairs, and get heart palpitations multiple times a day.  If I hadn't already been to the ER for these issues, I'd assume there is something seriously wrong with me.  But labwork, EKG, and chest x-rays all say I'm fine.  Damn.  Anemia really fit.  I was actually hoping it was anemia.  

I guess I"m just going to chalk this up to my body saying its tired of being a baby making machine. to: Timothy (17), Regan (12), Laurel (9), Ziggy (4), Vaughan (2)
  Breastfeeding mama for a combined 11+ years (and counting).
  Former foster mom to 18 awesome kids.
  Losses: m/c May '04, m/c July '04, ectopic March '05, m/c March '12, m/c August '12