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Still working... [May. 24th, 2010|10:07 am]
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We did another test this morning and within seconds that second line was glaring at us. By the time the 'official' five minutes had past it was as dark as a very dark thing. My body is positively oozing hCG so something is clearly doing what it should be. And the tiredness is being nicely erratic but overpowering when it comes. On Saturday we had quite a few friends over to hang out in the garden. There was a fire, and a paddling pool, and lots of naked children, and it was wonderful. Some of those friends stayed over and I wasn't sure how I'd hold up to a full day of being social but I actually felt pretty OK. I clearly used up all my resources though, because yesterday was very different.  I needed a little nap by 10am, and later after Sunday lunch at the in-laws I dozed off in an armchair and didn't come to until over an hour later. I'm not feeling too bad again today and am planning to do something fun and active with E, but now it's no longer the weekend and there isn't another parent to take over when I collapse in a heap I may have to pace myself.

I'm still rather stunned that I'm able to discuss pregnancy symptoms at all. This little being within me will have a beating heart by the time this week is out but just two weeks ago I was convinced it would be months before we'd get lucky, if indeed it would happen at all. How bizarre.
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[User Picture]From: easttowestpoppy
2010-05-24 03:47 pm (UTC)
Very cool!

I can't remember was this your first month try or second?

Have you told your family or are you keeping it quiet for awhile? Just wondering how you explain the nod off in the chair!!!!
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[User Picture]From: nonbiomum
2010-05-24 06:02 pm (UTC)
It was our second cycle of trying - we tried one back in September but it was too early really. The metformin hadn't really kicked in by then as I went on to have an 11 week cycle, so it was our first attempt since I started ovulating.

We haven't told most family yet, but we have let it slip to a couple of close friends. We'll keep family out of it until we've had that 12 week scan and know that all is well.
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[User Picture]From: nonbiomum
2010-05-24 07:26 pm (UTC)
Oh, and we just told the in-laws that I'd had a bad night the night before and they didn't seem to question it. It will all make sense in another month or two when we make the announcement.
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