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Stock and Bonds

Yes. In answer to your question about whether I’m bonded with my baby after 14 months: Yes. Totally. Mostly. And if you want the emotional play-by-play, here it is: Love: Yes. I totally love her. It wasn’t instantaneous, and it didn’t … Continue reading

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Up’s Tears, Down’s Tears

I cried twice today. Once from overwhelming sadness for my father’s grief at the loss of his mother, and once when my doctor called to say that I’m pregnant. They were very different tears. Yes, my official test came back … Continue reading

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Bust

About a month ago, I went lingerie shopping and bought myself six new bras. Three are basic black, but two of them are pink, and one has a leopard pattern — the one I love wearing most of all. For … Continue reading

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Getting Testy

I took a home test this morning. It was negative. Naturally I got pretty bummed out, but then I Google-stalked every woman who’s ever peed in the history of sticks, and I accumulated a 6-point plan of rationalization for why … 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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