beta 3…

is “almost 900.”  Dr. Y called just as the kids were coming in for class, so I didn’t get to ask for a more specific number, but that’s good enough for me.  looks like a doubling time of around 35-ish hours (if my estimations/math is right).  and can someone please please please fix beta base.

our first ultrasound will be next wednesday morning, at 5 weeks 5 days.  i’m trying not to get too excited, since i know it is early and we might not be able to see much.

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(some stuff’s been edited out before coming out to our families.  want all my crazy ramblings, unfiltered?  email me for the password)

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we told R’s sister the other night.  before i really knew what was happening, she was calling my six-year-old nephew over, saying that aunt J and uncle R have a secret to tell him.  he was really excited for us, and  so stinking cute:

R:  what do you think we should have, a boy or a girl?

nephew: boy!

R: that’s what we thought you’d say.  what if we have a boy AND a girl?

nephew: that’d be awesome!  what if you have a half boy half girl?  a boy with girl’s hair and wears dresses (starts giggling uncontrollably)

me: you’re silly!

nephew: yeah, i know!

i know they told him very very early on (before we even knew) that they were expecting his little brother a year and a half ago, so i’m not worried about him saying anything, but i will admit that while i was listening to him and R, i couldn’t help but wonder what we would tell him if something goes wrong.

but i’m trying really really hard to be positive.  because today i am still pregnant.

speaking of which, when will it start to feel real?  it still feels like a dream…

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One thought on “beta 3…

  1. But I good dream, right? Your nephew is hilarious. Half boy, half girl. Now I can’t get that image out of my head! Hopefully it will start to feel more real when you get that ultrasound!

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