By Jon Gosselin, Kate Gosselin, Beth Carson
8 youngsters in 3 years? most unlikely! Kate and Jon Gosselin have realized that, via God, all issues are possible---though occasionally a bit of inconceivable. simply 3 years after giving delivery to dual daughters, Kate and Jon realized they have been pregnant again---with sextuplets. In a number of advantages, Kate candidly chronicles the emotional and hard demanding situations she and Jon confronted from the time the infants have been conceived in the course of the first years in their lives. This impressive tale of religion offers a heartening lesson in what it skill to belief the devoted hand of God to supply the power and braveness to make it via life's likely most unlikely occasions.
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It was not unusual for me to begin contracting mildly almost every night. Unfortunately, the medicine added to my acid reflux problem and, even worse, carried a risk of reducing the babies’ amniotic fluid. To monitor that fluid, I was given daily ultrasounds. As uncomfortable and bothersome as the constant pressing and prodding became, I generally looked forward to those few minutes of reassurance, seeing that my babies were all present and accounted for. Listening to the steady drum of each little heart gave me just enough of an energy boost to plod through some otherwise bleak days.
My days eventually settled into a routine. I thought in a meal-tomeal, snack-to-snack kind of way. Ironically, much like a determined dieter is practically obsessed with the prospect of her next meal, I thought of, but dreaded, every meal. I had zero stomach capacity and my appetite was virtually nonexistent. As difficult as it was, however, I was fiercely devoted to the daunting task of supplying my children with as many calories as I could possibly keep down. My mother would visit me for at least one hour every day, which was always a welcome break.
M. on Christmas Eve. I was scheduled to have a peripherally inserted central catheter, or PICC line, inserted into my left arm. This intravenous line would allow me to administer fluids to myself at home and hopefully eliminate, or at least reduce, my too frequent hospital visits due to dehydration. Although the actual insertion process is, let’s just say, less than enjoyable, I was eager to have the procedure done. I had specifically requested it in my quest to be as independent as possible for as long as possible.