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Beyond Morning Sickness
By Dinae Mapes
Sure, a little queasiness is normal. But what do you do when you're nauseated 24-7?

 

My sister Peggy is hooked up to an IV when I get to the hospital, tubes snaking out of her arm as if she were plugged into a modem. I settle a bundle of books and magazines onto her bedside tray and prop up a picture of her 21-month-old son, Charlie. "Hey, Peg, what's going on?" I ask trying not to sound worried. I am terrified, of course. Peggy looks pale and flat, her face melding into the hospital pillow like an ornate peice of embroidery...

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Originally published in Health magazine, May 2004.
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