X-ray: Woman swallows engagement ring during bad dream

She said she could feel the ring in her guts and it was painful [Photo: Facebook]

A woman has revealed she accidentally swallowed her own engagement ring while she was asleep.

Jenna Evans, 29, said she was dreaming about a "sketchy situation" involving "bad guys" on a high-speed train.

In order to protect her ring, she popped it in her mouth and took a gulp, before settling back to sleep.

But when she woke up in the morning, she found the custom-made designer ring was actually missing.

After telling her fiance Bob and "laughing for an hour and a half", the couple went straight to the doctors.

The ring was eventually retrieved but not after a serious ordeal.

In a funny post, Jenna, from California, in the US, explained how the incident unfolded.

She says she even ended up Googling 'do other adults swallow rings' because she was so embarrassed.

Jenna went to hospital and an X-ray showed the ring stuck in her intestines [Photo: Facebook]

Jenna's Facebook post in full:

"So, in case you missed it, I swallowed my engagement ring in my sleep on Tuesday night. I actually remember doing it, but I thought I was dreaming, so I went back to sleep. On Wednesday morning, I realized my ring was not on my hand and had to wake Bob Howell up and tell him that I swallowed my engagement ring.

I don't think he believed me right away. We laughed pretty hard for about an hour and a half, called my mom, laughed until we were crying, googled 'do other adults swallow rings" because kids do it all the time, but apparently it's less common for adults.

I went to urgent care where I struggled to explain why I was there because I was laughing/crying so hard. The doctor ordered an Xray and seemed pretty shocked when she walked back in with a second doctor and showed me that sure enough, my ring was right there in my stomach!

They called a gastroenterologist and decided it would be best NOT to let nature take its course. (Thank God) Before I left, she recommended seeing a sleep specialist as well.

Bobby took me to the GI doctor where I got to tell a whole new group of doctors and nurses that yes, I swallowed my engagement ring. At this point, I could definitely feel it in my guts, it was starting to really hurt and make us nervous. They decided an upper endoscopy was just the thing and said don't worry its not big deal, but please sign this release form just in case you die.

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Then I cried a lot because I would be SO MAD if I died. I waited a long time for that damn engagement ring and I WILL marry Bobby Howell DAMNIT.

Doctors had to perform an upper endoscopy to retrieve the diamond ring for her [Photo: Facebook]

So they push the sleepy drugs, and right as I started to feel that wave of warm and fuzzy sleep I said to the doctors, Bobby would LOVE this. Everything went great, they found my ring just beyond my stomach in my intestines, retrieved it and gave it to Bobby, not me.

Apparently, I don't do great with anaesthesia because I came out of it hysterically crying and was totally inconsolable.

They got me out of there as quickly as possible and gave us a list of what I could eat (soup, crackers, light sandwich, yoghurt etc.) So I demanded that Bobby take me to In n Out and Chickfila. He loves me, so he drove me through In n Out and got me a double-double, mustard fried with cheese fries and a chocolate shake but put his foot down and said no to Chickfila.

I probably cried as I stuffed cheese fries in my mouth. I asked for my ring, he said no. Thank God I had that chocolate shake.

Bobby finally gave my ring back this morning - I promised not to swallow it again, we're still getting married and all is right in the world.

Jenna said she dreamt of her fiance telling her to swallow the ring to protect it from the bad guys [Photo: Facebook]

Update- for inquiring minds, I was having a dream that Bobby and I were in a very sketchy situation involving a high-speed train and bad guys (I have very exciting and vivid dreams) and he told me I had to swallow my ring to protect it; so I popped that sucker off, put it in my mouth and swallowed it with a glass of water riiiight about the time I realized what I was doing.

I assumed this too was a dream, because WHO ACTUALLY SWALLOWS THEIR ENGAGEMENT RING, so I went back to sleep.

I also had no idea this would go viral - please be kind. I didn't do it on purpose and I'm not trying to change the world here, just share a funny story and hopefully a good belly laugh. Pun intended.

Ring is lovingly made by Simone Jewelry Designs in Houston, Tx. Jewels so lovely, you could eat them. But don’t - trust me on this."


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