So, yesterday I was able to get a hold of one of the nurses at UCRM by 8:02! I asked if it would be possible to take my Order to the IHC down the street from me, seeing as they opened at 8 am! She said definitely. This made me extremely happy, then I realized my day hadn't even started! It started off busy, as usual, getting ready, waking kids up, driving some to school, helping others get dressed, brushing hair, making breakfast.. Wooo, by the time the last kid was out the door it was 9 am! So much for an early Beta test! :) I finally make it out the door and get to IHC a little after 9, my name gets called and blood drawn pretty quickly by 9:30. I am so anxious the whole time, praying so deeply that I totally spaced asking the clinic how long it would take to receive my results, until my blood had already been drawn and I was walking out the door! The young gentleman at the counter says, "Well, this kind of test usually takes, hmm, about a day! So you'll hear back tomorrow!" Say what??!! My face looked like this O_O... He then replies, "Try calling this evening, maybe they'll be ready." I could not believe how excited & nervous & anxious I was when I got there, then I left sad & depressed.. Wait you mean.. We won't find out in a couple hrs, by lunch? C & B & I cannot wait any longer! I sadly text C & told her the news. She is so kindly replied, "Thanks for letting me know! Lets keep hanging in there! I think I can do it!" She is always so positive, honestly calmed & relaxed me quite a bit!
So, I decided to take advantage of my Mom's day off! We went shopping! Always makes me feel better and it did keep my mind preoccupied, somewhat... I caught myself every 30 seconds checking my phone, my ringer, I wouldn't even allow my phone to enter my purse! No sirreee! It was staying in my pocket, blasting ringer, vibrator and all! But sadly no call... Until 2:30, it was C. :( I could hear it in her voice, her quiet voice, so soft, so sad.. It broke me.. Was this it? Could I possibly be reading what she was thinking? What she was about to say? Bad news? Not pregnant? No HCG? She says, "Have you heard anything yet?" Grateful, thinking... Wait... Has she not heard yet either?? Maybe there's still hope! I honestly thought C was calling me to tell me bad news, but she was just so sad that it was 5 1/2 hrs with no results yet.. Even though we were told 1 day, we thought maybe that was just protocol? Hearing C so depressed and knowing that B had been calling her all morning to find out results, I blurted out, "Gail said to take a pregnancy test! Just to keep us from any more suspense!" C says, "She did!?" :) I said, I bought one already! Just waiting for the go ahead! LOL I told her it was her call! She agreed! :) Unfortunately, I had barely arrived at Target w/ my Mom, who not only works for Target & knows every isle, every item, every sale, etc. But still continues to go down every isle, even if she isn't looking for a particular item! I'm sorry Mom but it was dreadful! Especially knowing that I had this little test calling my name, the suspense! The butterflies, the excitement, the tears!
I finally arrived at home at 4.. pondered taking the test, prayed (again, for like the gazillionth time), occupied my zoo :) so they didn't interrupt me! Grabbed the test, noticed I bought a 2 pack, a regular FRER (First Response Early Response) as well as a digital. I just have to throw in that I had barely relieved myself an hr or so before so it took a little bit, maybe it was my nerves. My knees and hands were both shaking! Finally after sitting there for 3 mins, I pee'd! I decided to use both, just to be accurate! I quickly left both test in the restroom and text C! "How are you feeling? I just took the test.. But I'm scared to look." She replies, "I feel calm now for some reason ;-)" After only 1 minute, literally! I entered the restroom, knees still shaking, heart racing, clammy hands.... This is what I text C.
A Rough Day, turns into a Miracle!
THEY ARE PREGNANT!! Crying uncontrollably, wanting to call C, wishing she was here with me to hold, to congratulate her, I received this from her.
So, now we go in for more labs tomorrow morning! Praying & Hoping for double Beta #'s!!! And I am going to call IHC 2 hrs after Test to see if they faxed them! :) Thanks to everyone who has supported us this far! Thank you for taking the time to stop by and read our blog!