Thursday, August 28, 2008

Ways You Can and Can't Tell

As I have mentioned before, I can be a bit superstitious about pregnancy-related things. I used to think things like "that bird landed on me, I must be pregnant!" But after a year of thinking those things and not being pregnant, I got a little wiser.
Even so, I still have the occasional thought, such as "that baby won't stop looking at me, I must be pregnant!"

Doing a medicated cycle will also have you questioning every single twinge and lower abdominal gurgle. The progesterone makes you dizzy, and makes my(everyone's?) breasts a lot bigger. Still, those things are all b/c of the drugs. So no telling there.

But, what will tell you you're pregnant is a pregnancy test.
They have been telling me this since Tuesday!

I have gotten nice lines on FRER, Answer, Dollar Tree tests, and the piece de resistance, the digital. I'll try and post a pic tomorrow, along with my beta.

Yes, I am thrilled. I know I should be cautious and careful. But, in over 2 1/2 years of trying I have never gotten a true positive pregnancy test. It is thrilling. I didn't want to post on here until I saw my brother, since he reads this.*

*If you are a person who knows me in real life, please keep this knowledge to yourself and your partner. We are going to wait a bit to go crazy with our news. Not as long as people do with ttc the non-RE way, but I'd like to make it to the ultrasound safely before being Ms. Poppy Proclaimer.

12 comments:

  1. How absolutely wonderful!! I hope your results are all confirmed with a nice strong beta.
    I am impressed you were able to keep it a secret these past few days. But I am glad you shared...just the inspiration I needed. Enjoy it all!

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  2. Woooooo-hoooooo!!!!! I did not see that coming - nice set up! I can't wait for you to get a nice, big fat beta!!! Yay! Congrats!

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  3. OMG! I'm SO HAPPY! I started to email you yesterday to check in and with all these questions about IVF and pee sticks and decided not to send because I knew it was an anxious time and didn't want to make it more anxious with my questions.

    Yay!

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  4. YAY! Congrats!! And best of luck at your beta- I can't wait to hear the update!

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  5. Fantastic news poppy, I can't wait to give you both a big hug tonight!! Good luck today with the beta, and keep thinking those relaxing wave thoughts!

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  6. I'm so happy for you, Poppy! Congratulations and My Best Wishes for the Happiest and Healthiest of pregnancies! ((Hugs))

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  7. Oh wow!! Are we allowed to congratulate you fully yet? I'm so excited. I guess I'll find out more tonight. Even if it stays gray and wet, we must get together.

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  8. Yay!! Congrats!! You give us hope!!

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  9. Congratulations!!! I'm so happy for you. This is the best news I've heard in a while! Best of luck to you with your beta today to confirm what you already know. :)

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  10. thanks everyone!
    kan and flitter- we should definitely do something tonight, if rain makes the pool not an option.

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