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TRACY!!!!!!!!!!! Congrats!!!!!!!!!


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@tracyamber - Woo-hoo!!!!! That is one dark line!!!!!! So, are you 14 dpo equivalent today? When is beta? I'm guessing both stuck right now. Look at my blog for my POAS journey and number comparison. http://xerxella.blogspot.com/2014/05...s-journey.html


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And, I just found out you're only allowed 25 smilies per post! That's ridiculous!!!! Well, here's 25 more:






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And then: I'm really, really tired of making angels.

But wait, could it really be true?


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That's a great line @tracyamber congrats!
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Congrats tracy!!!! I'm so excited for you!!!!


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Thanks everyone. I'm excited but scared at the same time. Beta is in the morning at a lab near my house so it will be a few hours before I know on Friday. I will be there as soon as it opens.
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Yay yay yay!!!! Congratulations Tracy, BFP BFP BFP!!!!! How exciting.
How did you tell DH??????
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Yaba Daba do!!!!! Congrats Tracy 😄 that is so dark!!! Looking forward to your beta, so impressed you had the courage to test! Omg things are happening around here!
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Yay Tracy!! I knew it!!!
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Hi everyone,

I am happy to report that we awoke this morning to the news that 30 hours after this tragedy began, the police arrested him without incident. I hope healing can begin now. I am hoping we can heal as a couple- this hit way too close to home.

Hi @hope4light

Yippee! Congrats @tracyamber - so happy for you hun. Best of luck at your Beta test today

Hi @alivewithyou and @Xerxella and @toothfairy2be and @Sourire and @oxford and @chuord and @adiejan

Hi everyone else!

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@tinytina - Hugs to you. It made headline news down here, too. Scary stuff.

@tracyamber - Stalking you waiting for the beta number..... I'm guessing between 300. To spread my odds, I'll say 250-350. What dpo are you again?
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@Xerxella
9dp5dt that is 14dpo ... I think

Went in to the lab so just waiting on the numbers. Hope I know by noon.
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Tracy-waiting with baited breath for your awesome beta!!
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270!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
First beta
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Tracy - great first beta!!! maybe twins?!


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Freakin awesome!!!!! Congrats Tracy!!! How are you feeling?
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@tracyamber - I win!!!!! LOL. But, actually YOU win. You're totally pregnant with twins! Sweet!

How do you feel about that?
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@tracyamber - I win!!!!! LOL. But, actually YOU win. You're totally pregnant with twins! Sweet!

How do you feel about that?
No please don't say that yet... 270 is kinda high huh?
We are now waiting for our 2nd beta on Monday...... It's sorta surreal right now. I was so depressed this time last year. I even remember
I stopped posting for awhile and now? Dh and I are ( well I'm am) in a fog of emotions.
The last two days I slept from 12 to 5 in the morning. I'm just alert. With my son I remember staying up watching movies and I'd still wake before dh. I wonder why this happens?

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Congrats! Our emotions are crazy things.
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@tracyamber -yay! Yay! Yay!!! Twins!!!

I had my day 6 u/s today and it looks like we have 27 follies in the game right now. How is that for a day 6 ladies with lots of experience? They range in size from 5 to 8
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@Xerxella - I love how you totally predicted Tracy's beta!!
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TinyTina - I'm so sorry for your bad news. (And bursting my good news bubble is not anything you need to worry about - I'm just sad it didn't keep going for your sake!) I'm glad your dh is taking things well, and that you're able to be open with each other. I hope you enjoy your break! As far as IUI vs IVF, I'd definitely give IUI a shot if you don't have any known fertility issues yourself. Way cheaper and less invasive, and much easier meds, too. Also, someone mentioned to IVF so you can have bio siblings for your child. I believe (based on reading about others' experiences), that at least some sperm banks offer to let you buy/reserve additional "samples" from your donor for just that reason. I don't know if this will help at all, but my grandfather was a quadriplegic from age 19 until he died a few years ago (at age 77 - waaaay after he was supposed to have "expired"). He and my grandma were able to have one miracle baby (my dad). My grandma also had 2 miscarriages. They adopted 5 other children over a span of about 15 years (I think). They were/are wonderful parents.

oxford - Wow, what a tough blow! I don't think I've heard of 0 fertilization with normal-seeming eggs/sperm before. I hope the ICSI helps. That is great that you'll get another try for free, though!

Tf2B - It is so your turn to get off this merry go round. Did you end up having your official beta, or did you just skip it?

Tracy -
I'm going to buck the trend and say there's just one in there. My 12 DPO beta was 167, with a 28-hour doubling time, so it would have been well past what yours was, and I just had one inside. But you did transfer two, so who knows! From all that I've looked at with betas, it seems like they are very poor at predictors of whether you have one or two in there, even if you take doubling time into consideration. My high betas do seem to be a possible explanation for my horrendous morning/all day sickness, though! (Which has blessedly, finally disappeared in the past couple of weeks.)

I'm sure I've missed a bunch more people, but dh is getting whiny, so I have to go. I'm reading along, and cheering you all on, just not posting much from my phone.
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I’m spotting.


According to the post transfer charts, implantation would be finishing up today. Day 5 post 5dt. Could be from implantation bleeding? Could be from the suppositories? Could be my period starting like last cycle?

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I’m spotting.


According to the post transfer charts, implantation would be finishing up today. Day 5 post 5dt. Could be from implantation bleeding? Could be from the suppositories? Could be my period starting like last cycle?
Oh hang in there! It could be from any of the things you mentioned. I hope implantation. Try not to stress, maybe go to bed and just give yourself a break. Hugs mama, I'm sorry this journey can be so stressful.
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Hi everyone,

Hope everyone enjoys the weekend.

Thanks @Xerxella

Excellent number for your first beta @tracyamber . Be happy dear. You deserve it

Hi @adiejan (your ultrasound sounds really positive dear)

Hi @hope4light and @chuord and @Autumnlaughing

Thanks for your story/information @monkeyscience . I appreciate knowing we are not the only ones trying to do this.

Hugs and try to stay positive @kewpie80 . Fingers crossed for implementation bleeding dear

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The spotting has stopped and the TP was stark white this morning. DH is treating me like an egg and won't let me do anything, not even turn the light switch. The wait till beta is a tortuous one.

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@kewpie80 - I really hope it was implantation. I'm soooo glad it stopped. I agree the 2ww royally sucks!!
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Kewpie, I'm sooooooooo rooting for implantation spotting for you!!!
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