Relief

First of all a big THANKS Lauri and Kelly – your support, thoughts, and prayers are awesome!

I got the results of my second beta back- drum roll please………………. 712!

So we went from 278 on Monday to 712 on Wednesday – more than doubled in 48 hours- Praise the Lord!

I had them order a progesterone test as well, just to ease my worried mind that I might have a possible luteal phase defect, and it was a good 35.3.

Feeling much better- closer to God in fact, I’ve been praying a lot and using specific prayers I’ve pulled off of the demi-god Google that have really helped me relax. Feel so much better having a set, poetic, focused prayer rather than just my cries for help, why me’s, and ramblings.

DH was super sweet this morning- it’s a shame one has to be newly pregnant to get him in a much better mood in the morning. He has horrible allergies and is always (and I mean always, as in each and every day) heavily congested in the a.m. As you can see in the image below- this is why, his ethmoid sinuses are nearly completely congested!

DH's cornal sinus image Trouble Breathing?  Such a handsome lad!

So now I’m off to write a paper- my goal is to have my my 1st draft to my teacher on Monday… now that I have this under my belt I feel so much better, and hopefully I can concentrate, focus, and put out some great work!

Thanks for visiting- our next step is to have another beta next Wednesday, and then our first ultrasound on 7/6! Can’t wait to see that little heart beat… well at least I think by then it should be there by then… and I hope it is there! Not out of the woods yet, but at least these woods seem quite friendlier than the scary, unforgiving woods of a miscarriage.

Love to all!

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6 responses to “Relief

  1. Great Numbers! Congrats!

    Such a nice looking DH you have there!

    • Thanks Miss Ashley- and what a nice looking blog you have there- love the “It’ll happen” scenarios! Unfortunately as many of us know it may not happen, but I truly wish the best of luck to you and yours! (Oh gosh, can I/am I still considered part of the ‘us’? I so don’t want to become one of ‘them’ other than reaching the desired goal of course!… hmm, blog post idea.)

  2. Laurie

    What a huge sigh of relief! That’s amazing news! Thrilled for you guys’

  3. Yay! I’m seriously happy for you…this is awesome. Continuing to send best wishes and happy thoughts your way.

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