Friday, March 25, 2011

My hard earned so-called slam dunk

Ok, here we go.  We are pregnant.

Stats at 4w0d or 14dpo or 10dp5dt:
  • hcg 288
  • progesterone 34.3

My darling RE told me my numbers are so solid, she would have me on twin watch if we had transferred two.

I started to ask some questions around how the numbers compared to my miscarriage.  She gently cut me off and told me they are nowhere near comparable events.  I thought she meant that much-hated line of 'every pregnancy is different', but she credited the DE.  

I have a lot of stats in my back pocket to make me feel safer with this pregnancy.  I cannot even remember when DE made me feel so much pain... ok, maybe I can, but it seems so crazy insignificant at this moment.  This pregnancy is ours.

What.

Who typed that. 

My pregnancy?

Still sinking in and I am still guarded.  Old habits die hard.

For the record - this time I had no twinge of implantation.  No implantation blood.  I don't feel like throwing up.  My boobs don't hurt, but I did look a little whorey in a low cut shirt yesterday.  They are on the rise.

I had both twinge and blood (well, at least in my head) with Toddlerina.  Shame to miss out on such a monumental moment, huh?


We all have a friends still in the running.  I really feel the sting of not having them sitting on the other side with me, for whatever amount of time.  I feel a heavy side to all of my relief today.

47 comments:

  1. fucking awesome! I am SO happy for you. So Happy! Rock that pregnant house Roccie.

    Congratulations :)

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  2. You know it IS possible to be pregnant with twins after having transferred one. Not saying it's likely, just sayin.

    I'm so happy for you.

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  3. Can't tell you how EXCITED I am for you! I am just so happy for you.

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  4. Congratulations!! So happy for you. I appreciate the fact that you mentioned you don't have sore boobs or anything, and you still have an impressive beta. I will keep that in mind when I start despairing over lack of symptoms in week 2 of the 2ww.

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  5. Dang, them some good numbers! Congrsts, really happy to have played a small part!

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  6. Roccie I am so, so, so, so happy for you! I still read some blogs and of course yours is one of them! I got your email too but just have not had a chance to respond. I joined Twitter and just found your account and started following you (I'm MrsMidwestMomma). This is such great news!

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  7. Hard-earned is right!! You enjoy this, lady - it is yours! Congrats from the bottom of my heart!
    Love,
    Maddy

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  8. Well you have caused me to go and buy all the ingredient to make actual Rocky Road, and my 3yr old son and I will do after I post this. Those numbers are perfect! With my last preg, my beta was only 27, so you my dear are on FIRE! And can I just thank you for your continued blogging after getting preg. Alot just fade away after the war is won, but you still crack me up with your humour and clever writing. Now take it easy!

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  9. I'm so happy for you! Rock on with yourself in those whorey shirts, you tart! ;)

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  10. Oh my! That is an awesome number. I have to say that mine was 282 with TWINS! at that dpo! I only had 99 with the singleton. This is something that is fighting with all its got to stay for the long haul. I am so excited for you!!!

    I know there are the thoughts for others still trying to reach their goal, but I hope you are allowing yourself to celebrate your hard earned beta right now. Theyd want that for you.

    Hugs and much love...

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  11. YES!!!! Oh honey...I am over the MOON for you!!!

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  12. Giiiiiiiirl, you were giving me panic attack all.day.long. About time you announced you were pregnant on here. I've been waiting *all year* for this! Wouldn't you just die if that lil' bug of yours split into 2?! I'd make you share with me. ;) Congrats, Sugarmama. XO.

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  13. It is a slam dunk! There were, like, 400 trips around the court first, but, now? A slam dunk.

    Congratulations. I hope to be right behind you.

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  14. I'm so happy for you! I can just imagine that little one clawing in for the long haul. :)

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  15. Roccie! I couldn't be happier for you! Look at your pregnant ass! By Christmas you are going to have bub number two!!! Congrats on a no doubt beta and all the discomfort and heartburn ahead! Love from me and angel head and Lola!

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  16. Yipeeee!!!!!! Such good news, nice solid beta! I'm so psyched for you!

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  17. Whoo hoo, great news!! I didn't have any 2ww symptoms either apart from a dizzy spell in the middle of the night one night and I couldn't even attribute that wholly to the pregnancy - didn't really get any symptoms till around 6 weeks.

    SOOOOOOOO exciting - can't wait to hear more news!!

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  18. SLAM DUNK indeed!!! Awesome Roccie and Rocco!! And double congrats on the whorey boobs...I am told they won't last long so enjoy while they last!! LOL...

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  19. Glorious, beautiful day! Roccie, this is wonderful news. I'm so excited! Toddlerina will had a little sister or brother. YEAH!
    Sending you warm, congratulatory hugs, to all four of you. Take good care of yourself and that fetus, dear woman.

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  20. Yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Damned good news Roccie! :-) Thanks for posting the "symptoms", or lack thereof, so we can stop freaking out when we don't get them!

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  21. Wonderful, wonderful news!! Right there with you on the 'no symptoms' front - especially early on (except for imagined ones).

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  22. I'm so happy for you! What fantastic news!!

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  23. Wow wow WOW. You deserve every hard-won twinge of relief, my friend. Enjoy it. TRY.

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  24. Roccie - that's is an awesome beta !! Congrats to you and Rocco. Soak it in. You are preggo!!!! Xoxoxo.

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  25. excellent numbers! Yup, you're knocked up!

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  26. Such happy news!!! I understand completely the cautious feeling, but am so hopeful for you Roccie, your time has come!!! Congratulations my friend!

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  27. Oh YEah! THat is awesome!!!

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  28. That, bloggy friend, is a lovely beta. Well done. Now get your ass on the couch and tell Rocco to cater to your every whim because you are a pregnant lady now.

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  29. Hi Rocci.....Booyah...hard won, hard earned, well deserved, take it to the line now....a longtime lurker is pumping her fist in the air just for you....

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  30. That is a fantastic number!! Mine was 238 with TWINS!!! I love you, and I love how you are always thinking of everyone else even in your own joy. It's ok to enjoy it, to be pregnant and happy. We love you...

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  31. Awesome, girl! You are well on your way!! And thanks for not forgetting about the little people! Soak it in, momma!
    Xoxo

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  32. YEAH! That's so awesome. Congrats :)

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  33. Hooray! No ambiguity here!

    Here's hoping for a healthy and uneventful nine months for you, with a healthy little one at the end. ;-)

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  34. This is wonderful. The numbers are awesome. My love to the whole Rocc family. Wish I were there with you too, but you getting this now is pretty fantastic.

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  35. here to hold your hand through the best and the worst of whatever this pregnancy throws at you.
    xoxo
    lis

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  36. OMG!!! Soooo friggin' awesome! Congratulations!!! :D

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  37. HOT DAMN, Roccie:) Solid numbers indeed. And may they rise and rise (along with what's filling out your shirt).

    Lovely news. And you betcha this is your pregnancy. I understand the guardedness. But...HOT DAMN:)

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  38. AWESOME!!!!

    -myra

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  39. Brilliant beta!! Congrats on that and the whorey boobs. Yayyyy

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  40. Oh Roccie! Congratulations!!! Awesome news!

    Mo

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  41. Phew! Look at that amazing number, just like I promised! What a wonderful start. I imagine you're due for another beta today? I'll be biting my nails until we get past week 27 or so, but I am so filled with hope and optimism!

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