Monthly Archives: June 2012

Fall from Grace

My grandmother was a woman of grace. She bore 11 children in a 2-bedroom home, cared for her husband through a decade of Alzheimer’s, and lost her eyesight near the end of her life, and the only time I ever … Continue reading

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Beta Beta

The second beta was 11.32, which means that this pregnancy isn’t viable, so I’m stopping meds today. Good thing, too. I need a drink.

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Alpha Beta

This morning’s result was 17.47. This is super low by beta standards since most providers consider anything below 50 to be negative, but when I urged my nurse to lay it out for me doomsday style, she wouldn’t do it. She … Continue reading

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Pee Antipathy

Wednesday, June 20 – 8dt5dt. I peed on another stick this morning, and the line was darker than yesterday’s, so I went back to bed and cried. The line was darker, which means I’m probably really pregnant. Bummer. I was … Continue reading

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However Faint

Tuesday, June 19 – 7dt5dt. In infertility culture, the pee-on-a-stick mantra generally goes something like, “A line is a line, however faint.” And so it would appear that I’m kinda, sorta, a little bit pregnant.

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Testing, Testing

Monday, June 18, or 6 days past my 5-day embryo transfer (that’s 6dp5dt, for you locals). This morning, I peed on an EPT Digital Early Pregnancy Test that I found left over from a couple years back, and the result was … Continue reading

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