Mrs Negative

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

Thursday, May 24, 2007

Graduation Day

A milestone was reached today. I have officially left the care of my IVF clinic. The past 7 weeks have been a flurry of early morning blood draws, progesterone weaning and thankfully, cleared hurdles.
At 10w6d today my body is doing just as it should. It is producing all the required hormones and supporting the tiny life within me.
It was a relief of sorts making my last phone call but also nostalgic. Had I really come this far? Yep, I had.
I thanked the nurse sincerely for her wonderful care & asked her to extend my regards to all the staff. Emotion gripped me as I signed off and without even thinking I said "I'll see you again in the future". What a bold statement! But lately the future feels bright. I sense it's warmth. And I relish the thought of tomorrow...because it brings me one step closer to you, my darling child.


Blogger topcat said...

Ohhh - the bright future. You're right, it IS warm. Who knew? I'm so thrilled for you Mony. A few months ago I googled some random fertility sentence ... and found your blog. Which, in turn, led me to other blogs. Then I began my own. So thank you!!

I am truly happy and excited for you. Congratulations on graduating from your IVF clinic .. with flying colours! xox

Anonymous Ova Girl said...

god it's a wierd feeling saying goodbye to the ivf clinic. I felt like haunting the place I couldn't quite believe it was all over from their perspective....

congrats Mony, it's a BIG milestone indeed.... and another step closer still...

Blogger Thalia said...

very excited for you mony. This is a huge milestone!

Blogger PCOSMama said...

Yay! Go out and celebrate! Well, if your nauseous stomach will let you! ;)

Blogger Gemini Girl said...

Mony- I am so happy for you! Go you! I know its bittersweet, but look at it this way- now you can enter your OBGYN's office and not feel sad when you see a bunch of pregnant women ( it used to get me so sad) How exciting! Sending you sweet thoughts and strength!

Blogger millie said...

Congrats on your graduation! That really is a huge milestone.

And do you know how nice it is to hear you talking about your bright future???? Yay!

Blogger singletracey said...

You graduated and that is so exciting!!!

Blogger Lut C. said...

What a glorious day! :-)

Blogger TeamWinks said...

Congrats on a happy day!

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congrats, Mony! What a great acomplishment!

Blogger Cibele said...

Congratualtions!!!!!! I am so happy to hear that everything is going so well. All the best Mrs. Positive

Blogger Just another Jenny said...

Good bye dildo cam!!!!

Blogger Em said...

Great Mony. So, so happy for you! I think you could say you have graduated with honours!

Blogger Bumble said...

Hey there Mony, just found your lovely blog through your comment at mine, thanks! And congrats on your pregnancy, I've just read the past few months and you've had me laughing and crying at the same time. For the first time I kinda know what you mean, your post "Old Question, New Answer" from 8 May especially was beautiful. I'll be following your pregnancy with glee! I'm so nervous and scared that everything is going as it should. No puking for me yet, damn.

Blogger gracechild said...

thanks for your post on my blog, & your blog & your really great attitude. you can't comprehend what it means to a lot of people who haven't met you but have been touched by your words like I have.

Congratulations. Next course pregnancy 102

Anonymous Anonymous said...


I hope I graduate sometime in late June early July.

Blogger Mary Ellen and Steve said...

Happy graduation dear Mony! I am so excited for you!

Blogger Isabel said...

A good milestone... I'm happy to read that all is going well. Can't wait to hear about the 'graduations' to come. Congrats!


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