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Forum: Infertility   10-23-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,865
Posted By songbird45
poetgirl, congratulations!...

poetgirl, congratulations! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif I haven't been on the forums in a while; I found a local AP forum & it's too hard to keep up with both. But if it...
Forum: July 2009   06-24-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By songbird45
I know what you mean about having to wrap your...

I know what you mean about having to wrap your mind around "the baby might be coming sooner than expected." Mine was born at 37 weeks and I'm still a little surprised that I have a baby!
Forum: July 2009   06-21-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 978
Posted By songbird45
it's a boy! he was three weeks early, so he's...

it's a boy! he was three weeks early, so he's pretty tiny; born at 5lbs 14oz and 19 inches, but that's not too bad for how early he was. he's healthy and absolutely perfect and adorable. nursing is...
Forum: July 2009   06-17-2009, 05:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 811
Posted By songbird45
How can I encourage labor to start so I don't...

How can I encourage labor to start so I don't end up with an induction? I'm only partially convinced this is my water breaking, but I've been up every hour with more leaking, and it's not pee, so I...
Forum: July 2009   06-16-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 532
Posted By songbird45
I was seriously wondering about that, when I was...

I was seriously wondering about that, when I was STILL bleeding and having contractions last night! But this morning everything seems to have calmed down. The little blood that's left is brown, and...
Forum: July 2009   06-15-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 532
Posted By songbird45
good grief people. I'm still having light...

good grief people. I'm still having light bleeding and intermittent contractions. I am NOT a happy camper.
Forum: Infertility   06-15-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By songbird45
They are looking for a follicle above a certain...

They are looking for a follicle above a certain size. If you have reliable + OPK's they might use that to detect your LH surge, or they might do daily blood draws to detect your LH surge once your...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-15-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By songbird45
I am thinking of starting a business that...

I am thinking of starting a business that involves people sending me pictures, and me scanning them and turning them into photo books. Alternatively, people sending me digital pictures, and me...
Forum: July 2009   06-15-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 532
Posted By songbird45
we did a cervical check this morning, and I"m...

we did a cervical check this morning, and I"m 3cm dilated. but omg, it HURT, and there was a bit of bloody show. I'm not letting anyone else up my vagina until I'm in labor. I"m still getting cramps.
Forum: July 2009   06-14-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 319
Posted By songbird45
I am thankful that I still have stuff to do to...

I am thankful that I still have stuff to do to get ready... I hope it will make the last few weeks go quickly!
Forum: Infertility   06-12-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,523
Posted By songbird45
everyone's situation is different and everyone...

everyone's situation is different and everyone reacts differently to meds. in my case everything was perfect except my lh/fsh levels were way off and I wasn't ovulating regularly. other stuff -...
Forum: July 2009   06-10-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 326
Posted By songbird45
my mw wanted one at 36 weeks, but the first...

my mw wanted one at 36 weeks, but the first available one was 36w5d, so that's when I'm doing the GBS test... then I might as well just do the next one at 38w. I like seeing my mw but when there's...
Forum: July 2009   06-10-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,125
Posted By songbird45
Congratulations!! I can't wait to hear the birth...

Congratulations!! I can't wait to hear the birth story!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-09-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By songbird45
I think if you have spare income and aren't...

I think if you have spare income and aren't retiring soon, it is a good time to invest in mutual funds or stocks, whether that be through 401k or IRA or whatever. Prices are low right now, and while...
Forum: July 2009   06-08-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By songbird45
and I could really use a backrub. I seem to...

and I could really use a backrub.

I seem to have turned a corner this past weekend. Up till now I"ve been doing great during the day, only feeling discomfort at night. Now I'm tired and my back...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-08-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 497
Posted By songbird45
from Chicago I'd drive to Madison & do stuff...

from Chicago I'd drive to Madison & do stuff around there. There's the House on the Rock, the Wisconsin Dells... um... I'm sure there's more, but that's what comes to mind right away.
Forum: July 2009   06-08-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By songbird45
I'm eating ice cream EVERY SINGLE DAY for the...

I'm eating ice cream EVERY SINGLE DAY for the last two months. It's the only thing that satisfies. I try to push protein all day but at the end of the day the only thing I want is ice cream, and...
Forum: July 2009   06-07-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 593
Posted By songbird45
Quote: Originally Posted by mags...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mags http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13893333)
I wish. It is so uncomfortable to dtd right now...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-05-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 729
Posted By songbird45
on top of the microwave.

on top of the microwave.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-04-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By songbird45
I use grisbi. Unfortunately the mac version...

I use grisbi. Unfortunately the mac version seems to only be available in French.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-01-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By songbird45
The fees are closing costs, same as when you...

The fees are closing costs, same as when you bought the house. It does sound like they're being rolled into the loan, hence the higher financing amount (that's why it's $85k instead of $81k).
...
Forum: July 2009   06-01-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 498
Posted By songbird45
dh does all the laundry. I did put everything in...

dh does all the laundry. I did put everything in a box next to the machine and e-mailed him instructions on prepping diapers. I'm sure he'll get it done before the baby is born. That + installing...
Forum: July 2009   06-01-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,969
Posted By songbird45
Congratulations, and that's an amazing story....

Congratulations, and that's an amazing story. And it brings home how close we all are! I'll be 34w6d tomorrow!!
Forum: July 2009   05-27-2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By songbird45
I sit on a yoga ball at work. It seems to help....

I sit on a yoga ball at work. It seems to help. At home I end up on the sofa which makes me ache. Also, weirdly, lying down in bed, even on my left side, almost always causes a really painful...
Forum: July 2009   05-27-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,393
Posted By songbird45
When rolling over in bed, getting out of bed,...

When rolling over in bed, getting out of bed, getting up off the couch, putting on pants, etc. etc. is accompanied by the following soundtrack: "ow.. ow.. oof.. ow.. oof.. oof.. ow.."
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