An emotional journey in order to get my little girl!
Yippi! I don't have gestastional diabetes! I passed my test and was so happy! I wasn't so happy that I had gained twice the amt of weight I should have since my last visit!
This appt was 3 wks after my last appt (the week of Christmas) so my weight gain can be contributed to crazy Christmas & New Years feasting!! Instead of gaining 3lbs (a lb per week) I gained 6! That brings the grand total at 27wks 6dys to 17 lbs. In my pregnancy week by week book it says I should be between 17 - 24 so I'm still in the clear!! I just can't let this be an every week thing.
I am now in my 3rd trimester and have to see my dr. every other week. I can't believe it has been this long! The nursery is still an office. I have bought furniture but it is currently in the dining room. Our goal is to have the office cleaned out by this weekend and the furniture off to the consignment shop. We will see! I'm so ready to paint the room and start to see it all come together.
Oh! One other bit of exciting news (for me!) is that my dr checked to see if I had dialated b/c with DS1 I went on bedrest at 28 wks, and so far everything is nice and closed. This is a great thing b/c with DS1 at 28wks I was dialated at 1.5cm and she could actually touch his head and tell me he had hair! I was terrified. With DS2 no bedrest for me but they said it is a 50/50 chance every pregnancy that my cervix will just open up!! I just can't imagine being on bedrest with a 4 yr and a 2 yr and a nursery that hasn't even been started!!! Thank you God for no bedrest!!
I'm a former teacher & now stay at home mom to two ridiculously cute little boys. I am married to my best friend and have an amazing family of 4. Yet, I feel as if there is someone missing. My heart longs for my daughter.
The problem, how to get her? We spent over $20,000 on cycle #1 pgd/ivf and now I am cycling locally and doing a frozen embryo transfer.
We've said if this cycle doesn't work we were going to move forward with International adoption. I'm already 2nd guessing that plan b/c the longing to be pregnant has gotten the best of me. So, I really need to have this work so I don't have to come up with a plan b....I mean plan C.
****Update: So far Plan B is still on!!!! Baby on Board!!!!
*****Another Update: She's here!! Our family is now complete and I think about how blessed I am every single time I see her!