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June 17th, 2010, 03:21 AM
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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.
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June 17th, 2010, 08:46 AM
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*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.
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June 17th, 2010, 02:05 PM
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Congratulations on the new peanut and the new job How exciting!!!!

I can completely see why you are so scared...I would be (and have been) too. Fear of the unknown is hard especialy when you have a bad track record like all of us do.

Hang in there mama and take it one day at a time. KUP on how the doctors appointment goes. You are in my T&P's (((HUGS)))
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June 18th, 2010, 02:36 AM
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Thank you both for your kind words and support. I'll keep you posted!
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June 18th, 2010, 07:39 AM
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congrats on all the new changes! I can totally relate to feeling happy and scared. It really sucks that we have to go through this Can't wait to hear an update, keep your chin up!
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June 19th, 2010, 01:29 PM
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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..
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June 19th, 2010, 01:51 PM
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Congrats on your little bean and new job.

Trying to stay positive is extremely hard when you have been there before and know what could happen.

I pray your apt goes well Monday, and every apt after that.
Please keep us posted. Thinking about you!!!
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