Day 6 anecdote: Officially, day 6 started with my nurse giving me IV antibiotics at around 1:00 am. She was a really nice lady and we chatted for a while until it was time for the medicine and bags to be removed. It took me another hour or so to finally drift off to sleep, around 2:00 am. I awoke suddenly out of a deep sleep by the sound of a woman yelling the most horrible gut wrenching scream I have ever heard in my entire life. No kidding. NO. I mean really. The stuff in the best horror movie was a mere squeak compared to this sound. It lasted for about 30 very long seconds. Since I had been awaken from a deep REM sleep, I was immediately disoriented and confused. I didn’t realize where I was (Oh yeah, I’m still in the hospital), what was going on, why was a woman screaming and then I remembered that I AM in the Labor and Delivery section of the hospital. The grrl monsters were also woken by the scream and started squirming around, kinda like “Holy shit Mom, what was THAT?!?” About 5 minutes after I heard the scream, I heard the sound of a cheap $5 china town gong. I lay there in the dark hospital room and was genuinely happy for her. It took another hour or so to get back to sleep. My nerves were a bit frazzled, the babies took a while to settle down and honestly it is hard to ignore the impulse to go to the aid of someone who just yelled like that. The idea of a c-section suddenly didn’t seem so bad after all. I mean I know that they hurt for a longer amount of time, but I doubt I’d be making any scream like THAT.
Day 5 was mostly a day to catch up on sleep, snuggle up with MrBeep and take it easy at home. We did spend many great hours watching the 2010 Olympics Canada vs. USA hockey gold medal finals game. MrBeep was a hockey player in college and post-grad (go mighty beavers). We enjoy watching games. We invited his Dad to come over and we all had a blast. When the US finally made their first goal we all screamed “YEAH!” and twin B "aka “Pip” started to squirm along. When the second goal with 24 seconds left in the game happened, there were more screams of excitement. The Canadian team did a fabulous job and honestly played a superior game, well deserving of a gold medal. It’s cool that they also did it at their home country Olympic games. Congrats to all my Canadian buddies! Oh and remember my Photo challenge pic?
As a tribute to the truly awesome 2010 Olympics held in one of my favorite cities, Vancouver BC Canada. It is actually a macro lens photo of my night light, a gorgeous bronzed maple leaf.
A last big scream for day 5 gone and for my bloggidy pals from up north. WWWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! CANADA ROCKS!