Well, today turned out to be a bit more interesting than I had expected! First of all, I went into work and even though all my leads didn’t pan out, there is always tomorrow…and hopefully I will get some more news. And if I don’t, that’s not my fault because I totally left all of the information and if she wants to do something about it to make it better, she’ll call me!
I was thinking that today is nothing. A blip. Boring. I’ve had several cups of coffee and I’m a bit shaky. Things seem to be going well, but at the same time dull. I feel like playing Sims, but at the same time, I feel like doing absolutely nothing. I’ve tried to make some calls for work and there was nothing. I came home and it’s empty, save my animals, but they say nothing to me. No, I’m not feeling depressed. I’m just feeling nothing. Blah, as it were. I guess I could get back to my blanket, but I think I screwed it up. Good thing I’m doing a practice one for myself. There are two ladies that are expecting, whom I consider to be good friends, and I’d like to be able to make them baby blankets. It’s kind of sad because there are three other ladies that I consider to be good friends with as well and I didn’t crochet anything for them when they had their babies…I’ve done a lot for them anyway. I found some great baby clothes! Anyway, yaddy ya-da.
I can’t think of anything else to write about right now. Maybe something interesting will happen. I don’t expect it, though. Oh well.
Well, it’s official. I’ve set a quit date. It’s going to be Jan 25th. I was thinking that it should be the 21st, but Rob will still be in the field and it would be nice to have him here to help support me. I figured that if I quit the Friday before he came home, the worst of my withdrawals will be over with and it will be much more bearable for Rob.
Casey and I were sitting here watching America’s Funniest Videos and they did a sequence on sneezing. This one video showed a lady with her dog and she said, “sit” and it got Casey’s attention. Then, the lady fake sneezed and the dog went to get her a tissue. Casey ran to the TV and circled around and looked up and watched it for a minute. Then, he comes over to me and sneezed like four times! It was freaking hilarious! I said to him, “What? Now you think I’m gonna get you a tissue?” He tilted his head and then headed to the door so I would let him out!
The funniest thing about what I said to him was that Casey likes to EAT my tissues. If they are within his reach, he will chow down on them!
I’ll leave you with that YUMMY thought!
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I am currently working on the Toledo Zoo Lights pictures and finishing up on the New Year’s Eve photos.
Okay, no new updates for now. Thanks for reading 🙂
Yup, it sure did. I read the news story with my own eyes. I didn’t coin it though, Rob is much more clever than I can ever hope to be.
So, are you curious yet? LOL It snowed in Iraq for the first time in memory yesterday. I wanted to post this yesterday night, but Rob and I were playing Guitar Hero that my brother and sister in law got for Rob for Christmas this year.
Anyway, it snowed in Iraq!!!
Rob is gone for two and a half weeks. He was telling some of his Soldiers that he’s gonna have to give me a raise! Yeah, right! He only said that because I can pack a Duffel bag like no one’s business. He’ll never get it packed like that again. I told him to take an extra bag so he can get everything back! LOL!
I’m watching Saturday Night Live. I forgot how stupid some of the skits are! Uggh. There’s nothing else on to watch.
I should be tired right now, but since I got up with Rob at 5 am, I stay up until around 11 and took a nap until 3, so I’m doing alright. I might head off to bed in a few minutes. We’ll see.
Anyway, I really don’t have thing else to chat about! Thanks for reading!
Well, I’ve been itching to get this news off of my chest! It’s wonderful (mainly!) news.
I’m quitting smoking soon. Still haven’t set a date, but I will. I have until Monday morning to decide!
Secondly, I had some blood drawn just after Thanksgiving this year. My Ob/Gyn and I got to talking when I had my last “you’re in the clear” PAP smear. If you didn’t know this, I had cervical cancer a few years ago. I had to have a part of my cervix removed so that it wouldn’t spread. I was told to have a PAP four times a year for a year and if those were good, then I could go to 2x a year for two years. If those were good, then I could just have done once a year. They said that there’s a risk that it can come back…even in 20 years…so it’s best this way.
Anyway, the doctor and I started chatting. She was asking if my husband and I were planning a family and I explained my whole story to her and she listened carefully. She did the PAP and told me to run over to the lab and have some blood drawn. She had a hunch, but didn’t tell me about it. She said that she’d call, but with the holidays, she wasn’t able to do so.
I made an appointment with her and she pulled my records and she told me that I wasn’t ovulating! Can you believe it? Well, no wonder why Rob and I can’t have babies! The doctor previously said that they wouldn’t even do simple blood tests for infertility as long as I was still battling cervical cancer. Well, the doctor that did my PAP said that was ridiculous and that they were just being lazy. She said that while yes they are in the same area, one does not necessarily affect the other!
Anyway, to make a long story short, she prescribed Clomid for me which she wanted me to take in January, but with Rob gone for 3 weeks, I’m going to wait until February to start the cycle. Basically, it tricks the brain into thinking that one hormone isn’t being produced and so the brain over produces on another–and it forces an ovulation. They are starting me out on a low dose right now. If it doesn’t work, then they increase the dose next month. I have 6 shots at this. The stats are pretty good. In 50% of the women who take this in 3 months get pregnant. 75% of the women who take this in 6 months ovulate and 50% of those get pregnant and carry to term. At least now, I have a fighting chance! The doctor said that I have to go back and have my blood tested after the first round and every round thereafter. If it doesn’t work, then it’s off to more powerful drugs. I think that they will also take a look at my tubes and all of that to make sure that there are no blockages or potential endometriosis.
She also let me know that while the chances of me getting pregnant are pretty good, there is also a good chance that I could have twins. Triplets, she said, are exceptionally rare. And since twins and triplets run in my family…who knows!!