Take My Blood. It’s Free.

by Jen on September 13, 2011

I’ve never been more eager to have my blood drawn.  Truthfully, needles tend to make my once cooperative veins shrivel, but today, my veins are plump, proud, and ready for infiltration!

I’ve done something  I know I will probably regret.  I’ve started to allow glimmers of optimism seep into my infertile brain, and I *think* I may have done the unimaginable.  I think, ladies and gents, I MAY have ovulated.

GASP!

Why do I think this?  Scientific proof?  Primed cervical mucous?  A reliable smiley face on my ovulation predictor test?

Nope.

It’s just a gut feeling.  A gut feeling I’ve had before.  A gut feeling that has always been wrong in the past.

But hear me out… SOMETHING was different this month.  All those pukey days and nauseous nights MUST mean Femara was kickin’ ass and takin’ names, right?

I guess we won’t know for sure for a few days.  I’m going to give my blood today and wait for the nurse to call with results.

That’ll be a piece of CAKE!  Or not.  Infertility requires patience.  I do not own much of that.

Come on progesterone!!!!!

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1 Kimberly September 13, 2011 at 2:06 am

I have 0 patience. ZERO. I try, but I usually fail.

Crossing my fingers for you! Femara, FTW! All those pukey icky days had to mean something!

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2 Jen Has A Pen September 14, 2011 at 7:48 am

Thank you! I'm hopeful. :-)

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3 Buffy September 13, 2011 at 7:57 am

Pingers crossed!!!

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4 Jen Has A Pen September 14, 2011 at 7:49 am

Thanks Buff. You have powerful pingers. This, I know.

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5 MamaWantsThis September 13, 2011 at 8:18 am

I have ALL my digits crossed for you, Jen!!

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6 Jen Has A Pen September 14, 2011 at 7:49 am

I'm crossing for you too. ;-) Monkey will be a sweet big brother.

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7 Julie September 13, 2011 at 8:48 am

Ack! I am so excited!

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8 Jen Has A Pen September 14, 2011 at 7:50 am

I must say, my blood looked extra progesterone-y. ;-)

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9 Shannon Thomas September 13, 2011 at 9:31 am

Good luck–hoping for the best for you guys!

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10 Jen Has A Pen September 14, 2011 at 7:50 am

Thanks Shannon! We really appreciate it. :-)

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11 euregirlsandboys September 13, 2011 at 12:43 pm

I hope you get good news – sometimes those gut feelings mean something!

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12 Jen Has A Pen September 14, 2011 at 7:51 am

Most of the time my gut feeling means I'm hungry. :-/ Dangit!

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13 Erin September 13, 2011 at 4:26 pm

OO Crossing my fingers and toes for you!!

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14 Jen Has A Pen September 14, 2011 at 7:51 am

Thank you! Hope your back is feeling better today!

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15 Rach_DonutsMama September 13, 2011 at 10:01 pm

Come on ovaries!!! Keeping my fingers crossed for you!

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16 Jen Has A Pen September 14, 2011 at 7:52 am

Thanks Rach. I hope Donut has a better day today. That girl can be so demanding. ;-)

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17 Rainyday September 16, 2011 at 7:47 pm

Eeeee! Excited for you and can't wait to hear what happens next!! Never doubt your intuition, never!

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