"Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life" Proverbs 13:12

Sunday, May 27, 2012

And so the wait begins

I think I've worked out how to put spaces back into this crazy new format.

I might even have a go at putting labels on my posts again :) Blogger you have been thwarted!

Well, I'm guessing you are much more interested in the transfer than my slowly developing knowledge of html. It went really well. Really, the best it could be. As I said in the last post, Earl wasn't able to go, and while I thought I was at peace with it, it was aparent as I walked around our house in the morning in a great big tiz that I wasn't. The thing I knew I would miss most was having someone there to make me smile. Earl was just about to get out of bed when I was getting ready to leave. He called out "Come in and see me". I said in my stressed out voice "Why?". He said "Because I'm cute". I walked in, and Earl was hiding under the covers, with just the top of his face popping out, with my flowered beanie perched on top of his head. It was such a funny sight I laughed, and I continued to sporatically laugh all the way to transfer. So even without him being there, he still managed to cheer me up.

The second thing that went right with the transfer was the doctor (my normal doctor doesn't work on Sundays). He was lovely. When I walked in he could tell I was stressed, and told me he wanted a big smile from me, though he consedded I didn't have to smile when the speculum went in. That made me laugh. Then he asked about my day, what I was doing. As I left the room, in his cool accent (not sure what, probably something middle Eastern), he said "There is now another pair of fingers crossed for you". I really liked that.

And finally, the embaby itself was looking great. It was frozen at 6 cells, and had grown to seven overnight. It had started compacting- and while I don't know what that means, the scientist said that was excellent. So my last little embaby is looking as good as he can. That doesn't mean he has the inner working to make it, but from everything we can see there is nothing to say that he can't be another little Thumper.

And so the wait begins.



  1. Three cheers for spaces!!!!! Blogger's got nothin' on Lady Grey!!!! :-) And three more cheers for cute, funny hubbies and nice, hopeful doctors!!! And for great looking embaby!!!! Praying and hoping!!!!

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