Friday, January 28, 2011

Bye Bye fertility centre!

Today we had our nine week ultrasound.  We saw the little bean wiggle about and a strong heartbeat at 176 beats per minute.  It really does kinda look like a tadpole still lol but its our little tadpole that will soon be a baby in my arms!  I have a UTI, they are no fun at all, but at least I got some penicillin right away to nip it in the butt! 
Today was our grad day at the Fertility clinic, what that means is there is nothing more they can do to help you, their job is done, they knock me up and send me on my way :-)  I will now wait to see my OB that will look after me for the duration of my pregnancy.  My ovaries are still really really huge and sore. So as it stands, our due date is Sept 2!  Wonder if this bean will cook that long or come early like their sister did!  
On a side note, I am still really cranky and puking. I really hope it passes soon! 
Heres a pic of todays adventure!

Monday, January 17, 2011

I'll take the good with the bad

One of the first things that happens is nausea... oh what fun!  I have been sick every day, for about half the day, most days I vomit numerous times throughout the day.  I can steer it off if I am really full oddly enough.  If I can stomach the food long enough to get it in and fill up the belly, I mean real full then the nausea passes.  How bizarre!  I have taken a real liking to orange juice, I mean I drank a whole jug yeaterday LOL

So the good... your sense of smell is heightened when you become pregnant.  I did groceries on the weekend and I was walking around in the produce aisle, daydreaming a little as I was by myself.  All of a sudden I got a strong whiff of peaches, so strong I could taste them.  My mouth started to water, I felt like something out of a commercial.  I was looking around for them and it took me several minutres to locate them as they were 3 aisles over... Now thats a nose!!!!!!!!!!  It was a really enjoyable experience!

By the way, I am 7 weeks!

Friday, January 14, 2011

We are expecting again!

We had a failed attempt at IVF back in the  Spring.   I was so hesitant to start again.  The BFN really sets you back emotionally, tarnishes your hopes and dreams.  I had planned on jumping right back on the IVF band wagon. We decided to go ahead in Nov, cautiously optimistic!  I wasn't even sure if I really wanted to go ahead as I made the call!  As the cycle progressed, I got a little more hopeful and more excited! I couldnt help it.  I decided I was going to be excited, screw it, if it didnt work, there was always beer and tequila LOL  When it came to transfer day, my hopes grew stronger as we were presented with 2 Grade 4 8 cell embryos to transfer!  They were perfect, the day was perfect!   To end the perfect story, I POAS ( pee on a stick) on Christmas morning which was 7 days past my transfer and low and behold 2 beautiful pink lines! We were pregnant! Who knows what the futire holds, but for that moment we were pregnant!  Fast forward to Jan 4, we had our Beta HCG drawn and the results were in - 3025!  We were very pregnant!!!!   Jan 10, we had our first ultrasound that revealed one perfect little bean with a heartbeat flickering away!   We are so very excited!  Shelby is going to be a big sister!