Mini update from Corporal Copp. So I've been poorly all week with a fever and cough. Was up all last night with a high temperature, vomiting and cough and had to go see GP this morning who sent me to hospital as my respiratory reps were high and I was struggling to breathe a little. Back on my inhaler again for 5 days. I have a chest infection - viral of course. Isn't everything viral?
At the same time I was in hospital my mum was upstairs having a growth scan to check on my brother or sister. Baby still measuring big according to scan and also my mum's glucose levels have been a range of normal and high so they talked her through the risks of leaving nature to do its course with gestational diabetes - and the risks of an induction. She is booked in for an induction next week as feels like that is the right thing to do - though not what she wanted to happen as wanted to things to happen naturally but as long as baby is ok, that's all that matters. She had a sweep there and then and hopes to go into labour in the next few days. 🤞 She says, any tips to get things going? Hot curry and bouncing on the ball is on the agenda tonight. Think my dad had something else on his mind.
She said she is feeling very, VERY emotional about just 'me and her' time 'ending', even though she can't wait to meet my brother or sister. And is worried about leaving me potentially for a few days especially when poorly. But I'm a Royal Marine so I keep telling her I am tough!
Lots of love, Rafe xxx
Royal Marine Wife. Mum to Rafe.