I Will Tell
About My Mama.
My mama was young when I was concieved.
She had hardly
any of the typical problems associated with
Until she started to feel "kind of
Her mama took us to the doctor, who said
to stay in bed
and keep her surroundings quiet. Later,
while she was in
bed, she called her mama and asked her to rub
Her mama knew something was wrong and rushed
mama could not see and her body was
twitching. The pain
in her head was unbearable, like a full blown
The nurses knew that something was very
called the doctor right away. Her blood
240/160, and she could not see anything.
They gave her
lots of shots that hurt bad and
left bad bruises. After a while, she could
images, buts thats all.
My mama's doctor thought that she would
care at a hospital that had more experience
pre-eclampsia. So, they put her in an
ambulance and sent
her to the new hospital. When she arrived at
hospital, she could see a little better,
were still blurry. A doctor told her that
she had to have
an emergency c-section or she would die for
mama was worried about me, and the doctor
told her that if
she died that I might die too. So, mama had
hoping and praying that we would both live.
After the surgery, the neonatologist told
my mama that
I was big and healthy for a 31 week preemie,
thought that I would do just fine.
After that, they had to take my mama to
ICU because her
blood pressure had started to rise again to
levels. She only stayed there for about 6
she came back, the neonatologist told my mama
was a hole in my heart, but that it should
Mama Comes To
They finally were able to bring my mama to
see me. She
kissed me and held my hand. I remember her
saying that I
looked just like her when she was a baby.
She asked if
she could hold me. She could not because the
put me on a drug that paralyzed me so that
all of my
strength would go towards healing. But that
did not stop
her from holding my hand every time she came.
My mama's room was on a different floor
than the NICU.
She had to sneak past her nurses to be able
to visit me.
They tried to keep her from doing to much
because she was
still very sick from her real high blood
time, she got very tired on the way back, and
had to hold her while another stranger ran to
wheelchair. But she did not care as long as
she got to be
with me. My mama loved me very much.
Because the doctors had told my mama that
I might not
make it, she had me Christened right there in
It only took about 20 minutes after she asked
had someone there to Christen me.
My Mama Got
To Go Home
She Didn't Want
To Leave Me
But They Made
While my mama was at home, I got sicker
hole in my heart did not close like it was
They would not let my mama come to see me so
hold my hand and kiss me. I guess they were
she would get high blood pressure and might
have a stroke.
She was very sad that she couldn't see me.
Her mama, my
grandma, was with her when they called to say
that I had
gone to Heaven. My mama cried and cried and
her mama made
her take some pain medicine so that she would
not have a stroke.
My mama never got to hold me. I am
waiting for her in
Heaven, waiting for my first hug from my
I Flew To God's
Since I have
On August 11th,
I Have Been Guarding Over
The Sick Little Babies In
I Guarded Over
Was In NICU and PICU
I Held Him In My Arms
Him To Heaven On
Good Night Mama