Category Archives: Love

Who am I?

I sniff everything! Especially fabric, the sheets, clothes, my pillow .. something is making them stink!  No I didn’t change the fabric softener or laundry detergent but what is that smell?  Oh wait … I’M PREGNANT!  It’s so crazy really.  … Continue reading

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one or two?

We got the blood work this morning and my HCG is 130.  My doctor thinks that we are having a singleton, although from what I have read the average at this time should be around 100.  They will redraw blood … Continue reading

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knock knock …

who’s there? Another + urine test the doctor had me take today (along with draw for the Beta / blood work).   SHE EVEN HAD TEARS!  The door slowly opened to the exam room as she peeked in .. “You are … Continue reading

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So my cycle buddy has been doing a HPT (Home Pregnancy Test) or POAS (peeing on a stick) all week.  The deal is we have our Beta (blood work) which measures the HCG to determine pregnancy today, but a LOT … Continue reading

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home sweet home

We arrived yesterday, dropped our bags at the house and went straight to the emergency clinic.   Two days prior I woke up with what I thought were bed bug bites.  My legs and arms had these small, red, itchy dots … Continue reading

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All is well and really couldn’t be better

As we arrived to the clinic we were met by a lovely deer.  He, or she, was just gorgeous.  The day was beautiful and sunny.  We were ready. We met my cycle buddy and her husband for tea in the … Continue reading

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It’s starting to feel less stressful now

Last night Rob said, “I bet you won’t try to go to school and have a baby next time.” Next time.   If all goes well this is it!  Then, he quickly said, “Knowing you though, you probably will or some … Continue reading

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my heritage

I guess I am ‘nesting’ in some ways and very curious about my own heritage, family, who I am – which is odd because my heritage won’t pass to our little embryos but still … its been on my mind … Continue reading

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Meet our donor, well .. Visualize our donor

We received the donor’s detail and thought we would share them with everyone —————————————- Education:  University student Height /in cm/: 164  (5′ 3″) Weigh /in kg/: 54  (118.8 lbs) Eyes: brown Hair:  brown Age: 22 Children : 0 Successful donor  … Continue reading

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My cycle has begun

I am sitting in the waiting area of my doctors office. I just got the Lupron injection that starts my cycle. The nurse asked me to wait 20 minutes to make sure there are no adverse reactions. I love this … Continue reading

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Presumptuous Nesting

I saw a stroller on display out of the corner of my eye at Target today.   I went and pushed a few of them around.   I couldn’t help myself

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Every day is busy!

I need to time manage better.  I get so engrossed in what I am doing that the time flies by!!  School is going great but I do need to spend more time on my homework instead of reading blogs, updating … Continue reading

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The forms and papers are sent!

After over a year of constant doctor appointments, pokes, prods and consultations, the medical paperwork that has amassed is staggering.  Today I scanned each paper, created them in PDF, filled out two forms required by the clinic, and sent them … Continue reading

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Finally, a baby dream.

I have wondered when it would happen.  It happened last night.  Rob was laying in bed, his left hand on his cheek, raised up on his elbow, looking over our laughing, happy, hands and feet kicking in the air, baby … Continue reading

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Rob, my Santa

I want to talk about Rob for a minute. Without a doubt I can say, no hesitation and with great emotion, that I have found true love.  Straight out of the script from The Princess Bride.  Rob is the most … Continue reading

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Baby Bracelet

Oh my goodness these bracelets are adorable.  I couldn’t help myself in looking through this site today.  So sweet.

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Yep, its a crazy thing I have ventured into

I do not expect that everyone will understand what I am going through. I do not expect that everyone will understand what I have been through. I do not expect that everyone will want to become IVF experts. I do … Continue reading

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this just brings tears to my eyes

Hatching Be free little baby, be free! 🙂

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Nesting?

I read a blog today from someone who has almost an identical tale as mine.  Today she posted that she doesn’t give a shit if people think she is crazy for looking at cribs and purchasing onesies she sees and … Continue reading

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Ah!!!

Freakin’ hilarious!

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