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February 19th, 2013, 07:45 AM
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Are you superstitious at all? I am and I think I'm allowing myself to officially lose my mind.

Ever since 2DPO I've been sleeping like poop. Waking up every two or three hours. The other night I had a dream about having a baby girl far too soon, around 21 weeks. Which in itself is a horrible dream. The cycle I fell pregnant with my 4 year old DD, I had a very similar dream. I've been feeling "different" since CD17, and my lower abdomen feels crampy and bruised, even now. I keep expecting to see AF every time I go to the bathroom.

I was in Target yesterday picking up some things for the master bathroom and stopped by the infant's clothing section and almost bought two outfits! It's been a long time since I bought anything like that and I know better. I don't have a stash of anything other than the blankets and "coming home" outfits for my older children that I kept as keepsakes. I left the store wondering where I'd parked my brain!

Now I'm feverishly (seriously... half way through in just two days) crocheting a blanket. My DH even asked "Are you making that for the baby?" I looked at him and said "Umm... hadn't thought about it. But I'm not pregnant regardless." He just laughed.

Someone find me the CCFCCP Badge of Greatness. I think I've earned it.
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February 19th, 2013, 07:59 AM
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you are not alone lol
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February 19th, 2013, 08:00 AM
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That's what I've been doing for a week. :/ have you done a hpt?
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February 19th, 2013, 08:06 AM
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Phewf - glad I'm not alone!!!

There's no HPT taking here until at least Sunday. I don't think there's been even time for implantation.

Gretchen would be proud... I don't even have any tests in the house!!
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February 19th, 2013, 08:10 AM
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I am proud. Are you anxious because of the job thing maybe?
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Me (43) DH(33) 12 years together - ttc our first together-I have 14yr old DS
Cycles 1-6 = BFN
Cycle 7 SA results abnormal morphology 2%, 50 mg clomid = BFN
Cycle 8 sonogram normal 50 mg clomid + trigger = BFN
Cycle 9 SA results abnormal morphology and motility. Count 200 mill, 100mg clomid + trigger = BFN
Cycle 10 natural = BFN
Cycle 11 hsg tubes clear, natural + trigger+IUI = BFN
Cycle 12 repronex + trigger + 2 IUI = BFN
Cycle 13 natural ovaries to stimulated for more meds = BFN
Cycle 14-22 natural cycle with Acupuncture and planning ivf/icsi/DE = ALL BFN
Cycle 23 Clomid 50 mg & Progesterone = BFN
Cycle 24 Natural = BFN
Cycle 25 BCP, SA result 7% morphology = BFN
Cycle 26 BCP and Lupron preparing for IVF
Cycle 27 IVF Acupuncture, DE Retrieval April 7, Transfer April 12 =
7 eggs retrieved, 3 fertilized, 2 transferred - zero snow babies
BETA # 1 16DPO or 11dp5dt = 569
BETA # 2 19 DPO or 14dp5dt = 1078
BETA # 3 22DPO or 17dp5dt = 2414 TWINS!
BETA # 4 30DPO or 25dp5dt = 12,685 6weeks 3days 2 heartbeats! 114 & 116
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February 19th, 2013, 08:15 AM
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I am definitely superstitious and I work myself in to a frenzy sometimes. You are totally not alone!
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February 19th, 2013, 08:18 AM
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Not really, in fact, this is the least stressed I've been in over a year! It's been so bad that I've woken DH up on accident. I start at the new clinic tomorrow.
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February 19th, 2013, 08:21 AM
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Well congrats on the new job! I hope this feeling "different" is a good sign!
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Me (43) DH(33) 12 years together - ttc our first together-I have 14yr old DS
Cycles 1-6 = BFN
Cycle 7 SA results abnormal morphology 2%, 50 mg clomid = BFN
Cycle 8 sonogram normal 50 mg clomid + trigger = BFN
Cycle 9 SA results abnormal morphology and motility. Count 200 mill, 100mg clomid + trigger = BFN
Cycle 10 natural = BFN
Cycle 11 hsg tubes clear, natural + trigger+IUI = BFN
Cycle 12 repronex + trigger + 2 IUI = BFN
Cycle 13 natural ovaries to stimulated for more meds = BFN
Cycle 14-22 natural cycle with Acupuncture and planning ivf/icsi/DE = ALL BFN
Cycle 23 Clomid 50 mg & Progesterone = BFN
Cycle 24 Natural = BFN
Cycle 25 BCP, SA result 7% morphology = BFN
Cycle 26 BCP and Lupron preparing for IVF
Cycle 27 IVF Acupuncture, DE Retrieval April 7, Transfer April 12 =
7 eggs retrieved, 3 fertilized, 2 transferred - zero snow babies
BETA # 1 16DPO or 11dp5dt = 569
BETA # 2 19 DPO or 14dp5dt = 1078
BETA # 3 22DPO or 17dp5dt = 2414 TWINS!
BETA # 4 30DPO or 25dp5dt = 12,685 6weeks 3days 2 heartbeats! 114 & 116
Clayton and Colton Born @ 34 weeks 11/22/13
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February 19th, 2013, 08:33 AM
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OOH I hope this is it!! I love that you are crocheting a blanket, without a thought as to why Everything crossed for you!
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February 19th, 2013, 08:34 AM
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Thank you I'm hoping it's a good sign. It may just be a sign that I need therapy.
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February 19th, 2013, 10:15 AM
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Fx that its a VERY good sign!

Very proud that you don't have any tests in your possession!
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February 19th, 2013, 11:55 AM
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I hope this is it for you.
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February 19th, 2013, 12:32 PM
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PRAYING this is IT for you!!!!!!! ((HUGS))
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February 19th, 2013, 12:38 PM
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I am not at all superstitious in life EXCEPT as to pregnancy now, seriously I might be crazy too I am a huge believer that sometimes you just *know* even before theoretically you should be able to (this pregnancy notwithstanding where apparently i was the very pinacle of stupid/clueless) so i'm keeping my fingers crossed hard for you.

Prepare for POAS stalking starting Sunday...
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February 19th, 2013, 01:08 PM
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I don't know if you would call it superstitious but I think fate, God or what have you gives you clue or signs. That and that gut instinct. They also say our bodies do know before implantation after fertilization!
FX for you sweetie!!

And good luck tomorrow!!!!
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February 19th, 2013, 02:21 PM
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LOL I was reading about EPF immunoassay and I wish there was a lab around here that did it! Apparently in humans, as soon as 48 hours after conception there's a hormone released the can be tested and that can cause symptoms before implantation. Bizarre!!

At any rate.... back to my blanket
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