Mrs Negative

Mrs Negative embraces her tardy Positive. Life after IVF and loving the son I never thought I'd have.

Friday, April 13, 2007


Still Surreal.

At our clinic, we have to call for blood results between 3 & 4 pm. On Tuesday Peter made the call while I cowered under a pillow on the loungeroom floor. During the call Peter fled the room with phone in hand & that of course made me think it was all bad. I could barely breathe. I chased him & overheard him say "So, she has to stay on all her meds".....then I knew. Holy shit. How unreal. In the excitement we forgot to ask about HCG numbers etc (I mental) So I have been waiting for them to arrive in the mail. Why am I so calm? Yesterday we received our "Congratulations" paperwork & found out the HCG was 765. This is the first time I have ever been pregnant, but I think this number is good for 13dp5dt. I may be a IF veteran....but I am a pregnancy novice.


Blogger Christina said...

holy crap...that's GREAT. awesome numbers....thanks for the update.
still sooooo happy for you two. yeaaaaaa.

Blogger Just another Jenny said...

Holy Shit Mony! Yea for the Orange Belt! I couldn't be happier for you. 765 is a great number. I hope you and the hubbie are celebrating right now!

Blogger My Reality said...

Fantastic beta! Congrats.

Blogger PCOSMama said...

You're right, that is a great beta number!
Congratulations! When's the next beta and ultrasounds? We're really close in our pregnancies - I'm about 4wk2d pregnant today, 19dpiui.

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ummm- guess what? I underwent GIFT 7 yrs ago. My HCG was at 790 when they called to tell me I was pregnant. Today I have four delightful seven year olds!

Blogger Erin said...

That sounds like a fabulous number--I think mine was 357 at 18dpo (which is about the same as 13dp5dt, if I'm not mistaken). So your number sounds fantastic!

Anonymous mm said...

That # sounds just about perfect for where you are. What joy! Congrats.

Blogger Krista said...

Great number Mony, sounds very similar to my beta number and I am now 7 months! Being a pregancy novice kind of sucks, glad we are in it together!

Blogger Sparkle said...

Fantastic beta!

Blogger Binky said...

I don't want to scare you, but that could even mean >1.

Whee!! You're pregnant!

Blogger heleen said...

Beautiful number; that's going really well in there, hope you won't get nausaus... look it up for yourself at - Enjoy! Big hurray for Mony!

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Coming out of the shadows to say that this is fantastic news, Mony. Well done and congratulations. I look forward to staying tuned for the progress. You suit orange!
Jane XO

Blogger Mary Ellen and Steve said...

That is an awesome number Mony! Congratulations!!

Blogger SaraS-P said...

I don't much about betas (sigh), but other commenters seem to think that your numbers are great! Congrats and Good Luck!!!

Blogger Lut C. said...

Squeeel! That's just awesome!

I know nothing of beta numbers, mine were apparantly on a 'need-to-know' basis.

Best of luck!!!

Blogger Beagle said...

Sounds REALLY good!

Blogger Michelle said...

Congratulations! So happy to read of this great news. Keeping fingers crossed for good doubling and a happy u/s.

Anonymous Naomi said...

De-lurking to say Congrats! - when I clicked on the link to your blog I held my breath and hoped that you would get a big fat +ve! Yeah!

Blogger millie said...

Congrats!!! Nice number ya got goint there.

Blogger toastnjam said...

WOW!!! I usually just lurk, but I wanted to say YIPEEEE!!!

Blogger Thalia said...

you are right, that is one impressive number. congratulations!

(to break your beta virginity, here's a site that can help:

Blogger LabiaLady said...

Oh Mony, I have only just caught up with your news. You can't know how pleased I am for you... well you probably can. That is soooo awesome.
You deserve some good news and this is the best ever....
Looking forward to reading updates of dimply embies.

Blogger Tiff said...

OMG...this is so awesome! I am so happy for you! Yeah!!!!!!

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Blogger Robin said...

OMG!!!!!! This so rocks!!!!!

Blogger andi said...

Also delurking to say - CONGRATULATIONS!!! What a journey you have been through. I truly hope you have a trouble free 9 months.

Blogger lucky #2 said...

Wow! That is an incredible number!!! Congratulations!!!

Blogger Piccinigirl said...

wowza , congrats!!!! what a great number!!!


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