Thursday, September 27, 2012

So.... I've been a little bad

I started testing 1dp5dt! (one day past five day transfer)
Got a shadow of a line (that no one else could see) on 4dp, a faint but THERE positive on 5dp, and today.... well... here's todays:

I apologize for the crappy quality, as it was taken from my phone, it looks better in person.

I didn't want to tell you all until after I'd told the IPs, and now that I've told them (this morning) I can tell you. so sit back, relax and read:

(btw, sorry it's hughlighted, I copied it from a forum where I post, and I didn't want to re-type)

WOW. So after all yesterday of trying to think of a cute way to tell them they were pregnant. Everything flew out of my mind as I gave into the urge, and told them to call me. 

Around 8:45 I sent S(mom) a text. "Hey! Are you busy?"

"I can chat in 2 min..."

"Alright. Give me a call "

"K.. J 
(dad) is finishing with a patient & he is going to join me to call u "

I should pause here and explain, by this point, I think she knew she wanted her husband to be there. I've never asked them to call me (we usually just text or email because we're always at work). Last week, she told me to call if I got a positive, so I think she was hopeful as soon as she got my first text.

At 8:57 the phone rang, and they were both on the other end.

I don't have this recorded, and I'm kinda bummed I didn't think about it, so this may not be word for word.

When I answered, we did the whole "Hi, how are you? I'm great" exchange. Nothing special, but I could tell in their voice they were anxious.

I said, "So, do you have any guesses why I wanted you to call?"

They kind of jointly replied, "Well we have guesses, but we don't know..."

S spoke first and said "Did you take a test at home?!"

"I did.... and....... it was positive!"

They said something to each other, but it was garbled, and I couldn't make it out. I did hear her laughing though, not in the way that she thought something was funny, but in the way that she was sooooo happy."

J is a doctor, so, although he was glad, he said something a long the lines of, "I know it doesn't mean everything is set and we're clear, but that is really good to hear."

She said I just gave them the happiest moment of their lives. I can't wait to see their faces when they hold the baby(ies).

We spoke a few minutes longer. She asked how I felt, and thanked me a ton of times. He asked how it compared to getting a positive with my own son. I told him I was equally excited, and I am. Really. 

I knew they were working and had patients to see, so I let them go. As soon as I got off the phone, I text her the picture you guys just saw above.

She text back " :::: ))))))))"

And then the last text "I am sooooo excited I can't even think straight!!! : )))

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

I'm a Slacker

I know. I've been so caught up with all of this Surro stuff I just forgot completely about poor Blogger. Transfer went GREAT. We transferred two little 5-day embryos. The doc said they looked great, so I'm really optimistic about everything :)

I should mention, the transfer was on Sept. 21st. So, if one (or both) babies stick around, I will be due June 9th, 2013. So crazy to think that I may be having another baby in 9 months.

I can't wait to be able to tell the parents that I'm (if i am) pregnant.

The First Beta is Oct. 4th, with one again on the 8th, and the 15th (<- I think.)

Speaking of which, that reminds me... I really need to go schedule those appointments....

Update more tomorrow!!!  (And I'll try to add pics later ))

Thursday, September 6, 2012

2nd U/S and Blood Work...

..was today. I'll find out results tomorrow. It went really well, and the tech was awesome, I didn't have to have a vaginal u/s they were able to so an abdominal one.

On the med front, I'll find out tomorrow if any of my doses will be changing. I took my third estrogen shot today, and on the 16th (should) be starting progesterone daily.

I talked to the head nurse at the hospital I work at it, and she's given me a different gauge needle to inject with as she says the ones the pharmacy give me are too small for progesterone. She told me to imagine injecting myself with pancake syrup. Blech.

I text-ed a bit with IM today as well. She can sympathize with me on the med/procedure front as she's done IVF as well. She also told me they'll be giving me a call before transfer as well, since they won't be able to make it.

That's all I have to update on as of now, but.....

Hopefully more tomorrow! Bye ;)