Drum Role Please…

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I had my LAST blood draw with the fertility clinic this Tuesday and thank the stars because the old blood draw lady, the fun lady with glued on eye-lashes that cost her $100 and only lasted two weeks, the lady who went on and on about my tattoos and showed …continue reading

Subchorionic Hematoma, Subchorionic Hemorrhage, Blood Clot –  Yesterday I had another ultrasound to check up on the Subchorionic Hematoma the doctor found in the 9 week ultrasound.  We were hoping it would get smaller.  The doc didn’t actually tell us I had Subchorionic Hematoma, he just said I had a spot …continue reading

Nine Week Ultrasound

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Yesterday was our nine week ultrasound, nine weeks and three days to be precise!  This ultrasound was mainly to check for fetal movement.  As with almost every single step in the surrogacy I was fully excited and slightly anxious.  Marce and Chris were both there but I missed their parents! …continue reading

Nine weeks!

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Check out the little baby ticker to the right of this.  That’s right we are nine weeks and one day pregnant.  In about thirty-one more weeks Marce and Chris will be welcoming their baby into their arms. Everything is going well here.  My symptoms of this pregnancy are bi-polar.  One day I’m …continue reading

Eight weeks!

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Check it out!  Today we are eight weeks pregnant!  The baby is the size of a kidney bean and my uterus has doubled in size. My son says my belly looks like it normally does but it looks like it does if I gain a few pounds and I’ve actually …continue reading

The Wait –We are 25 hours away from the transfer!  Waiting yesterday was easier than waiting today and it was not easy yesterday.  The last year has been full of me figuring out how to distract myself from the wait!  I distracted myself through being busy in life in general, …continue reading

Mock Cycle

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I did my mock cycle toward the beginning of March.  It was about two weeks long and was basically to see how I would respond to the medications and for the Reproductive Endocrinologist (RE) to check for abnormalities in my uterine cavity, to determine the ease of passing the embryo catheter and …continue reading