Apparently I’m one of only 5% of Americans who buys health insurance on the individual (non-group) market. I hear that “five percent” figure mostly from politicians trying to downplay the impact of a national Health Insurance Marketplace rollout that has gone hellishly wrong.
With so much time and energy spent on homeschooling and Itty and Bitty, we’ve gone far too long without a regular family update.
Today’s ultrasound at 8 weeks was identical to last week’s: Bitty measured six weeks, one day; no heartbeat. Bitty was gone.
Last week I had two blood tests, two days apart, to test the relative trend of my hCG levels. If they went way up, that would indicate a continuing pregnancy. If they went down, that was a clear indication of a fetal demise, and we would accept that the pregnancy was over. I have not […]