Second Week Waiting

We’re now down to… just 4 more days of waiting. So far this tww has been fun. We haven’t been stressing about it, instead we’ve been having fun and letting ourselves be excited by the so-called symptoms. K’s had nausea, breast tenderness, exhaustion, loss of appetite, tight tummy/crampy feelings… I’m sure there’s more.

Today there is also some more cramping as well as the nipple pain. There’s two ways of looking at this – the first and generally more favourable is that these are all pregnancy symptoms. See, since taking the ‘erbs, K hasn’t been getting pms cramps. Previously, yes these cramps could be put down to pms, but the last few months have been cramp free so that’s gotta mean something, right?

But of course, as the second week winds past us,  the little pessimists hiding inside start to wave a little more vigourously, shout a little louder.

All of these symptoms could be pms, a bit of a bug that’s going around, a fertilized egg that just doesn’t latch on hard enough, or just over-emphasized.

We’re starting to get into the crazy making end of things – honestly I’m exhausted from the fast breaks my head’s been making between optimist and pessimist. While at the start of this cycle we were prepared for it to be a wasted cycle, by now I’m pretty sure my hopes are right up there again.

But it’s been fun to get excited again. Kind of reminds us why we’re doing it, not just trying for the sake of trying. Not that we felt that we were trying for the sake of trying at any point, but it is refreshing. I just think we’ve been more relaxed, joking, hopeful and loving in this tww than in any other for a long time.

And in between all of this, there’s been a fair bit going on, mostly with K’s work, but we also just found out tonight that K’s Mum might be having a major operation on Friday. It’s been planned for a long time but they had a cancellation so looks like it’s being moved up and K is very worried about it. We both are, but understandably K is really not looking forward to it at all.

So Friday is shaping up to be a big day. Ending up with a night out with some friends for bowling and butter chicken – ironically the same exact restaurant and bowling that we used to head to for most of our dates when we first moved here so that should be fun. Celebrating or commiserating.

Oh and the clinic finally figured out that they forgot to bill us for October’s IUI so we got the bill last week. Fuckers.

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About Tui

30-something kiwi-lesbian-stay at home-Mama, raising our toddler son with my wife, two cats and one dog.
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8 Responses to Second Week Waiting

  1. S. says:

    sounds like you’ve got some good possible early-pregnancy signs!! 😀 hoping friday turns out to be a very good day, in all respects!

  2. nutella says:

    Ick, symptoms are a mind fuck. Good luck with these last few days and I certainly am hoping the symptoms all point to a positive!

  3. A. says:

    I have my fingers crossed for you!!

  4. I for one am so glad that you’re getting to experience the joy of anticipation again. Hoping that you get wonderful news in four days!

  5. Here’s to a fabulous Friday – best wishes to you ladies! It sounds like your tww was ideal in many ways.

  6. jands says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you, hoping that this time is your time. You are two of the the most precious people we know. This journey will be worth it in the end. We love you lots. Everything is crossed!

  7. poppycat says:

    Those symptoms sound promising! I am glad you are having a good tww. Try to hang on just a little longer.

    Tell K sorry to hear about her mom’s surgery and know that I am wishing the best for you and yours on all fronts.

  8. umm, so 1 more day of waiting now??? you’re in my thoughts. xo

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