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Two losses, two years ago. One at 7 weeks, one at 10 weeks.
Husband and I are still youngish so we were not trying and not preventing.
Last month we made love the fewest times in a long time due to work/family stress. You know how it is. Life happens.
I'd been miserable at my current job and had an interview scheduled for Monday. As a half-joke I said to husband "Let's take a pregnancy test, just to see??" We walk out of Wal-Mart with a cheap Wal-Mart brand test.
I go home and take it... and wouldn't you know it, positive. Three other tests confirmed it as well.
I honestly didn't know if I should interview at new job. I had these thoughts: Is it bad to take a new job being VERY newly pregnant? With my history of losses I was certainly not going to tell the new boss. My deepest, darkest fear was that I'd pass up a wonderful opportunity for professional growth and lose the baby. Not too optimistic, I know. But reality stinks.
So I went on interview, got the job, fantastic.
Have first OB appointment Monday at 3:30. I do not want to lay on the table again. I do not want an ultrasound. I am so so scared.
I go through moments of bliss and joy... looking at baby clothes online.... Then I go through tears and fear. I am trying to "focus on the positive," as that's what is best for the baby.
It's just scary. Real, real scary.
Thanks for letting me share. I don't even know what to tell OB about last period, because I honestly dont remember.
*hugs* I'm sorry you're going through this. I'm not currently pregnant, but remember the fear all too well. I'll be praying for a GREAT appointment on Monday. Please make sure you update us and know that we're here for you no matter what.
Thanks to Jaidynsmum for my siggy!
Proud former foster parent to a teen. Waiting on our next call. Proud Aunt to 22.
Proud mommy to 7 angels. Survivor of 4 failed adoptions (5 kids)
I go to the doctors on Monday at 3:30. That morning will likely drag by like crazy. I am so scared. I read about early miscarriages in the DDC board for when I will be due. I am trying to stay positive and look on the bright side, but it's very scary..