What on earth is a chorionic bump?

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Source: morguefile.com by Arien

They say knowledge is power, but I learned over the last few days that knowledge is also fear when you realize you do not have any power to change your situation.  Continue reading “What on earth is a chorionic bump?”

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A little Miracle has happened

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I’ve been trying to write this post for several days but I can’t seem to find the right words. I am not able to describe the excitement and intense fear that I feel. I still can’t grasp what happened this past Monday. I was only 9 dpo and simply couldn’t control the urge to test. I’m sure we’ve all been there?!

Though I usually try to resist (and often fail) until at least 11 dpo, the urge to test won. The lack of expectation, however, ensured that I didn’t even stick around to see the result until much later in the day. I think my heart missed several beats at the mere thought of seeing a faint line. I’m used to the test being so negative, you can’t even try to make a line appear by squinting. I took this test to every window in the house to check if I wasn’t crazy. Was there a line?? Continue reading “A little Miracle has happened”

Quote of the Month

Don’t be discouraged, it’s often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock – unknown

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Source: morgueFile by FantasyDesigns

My hubster and I have just returned from a healing trip recommended by our doctor. After my miscarriage, I immediately and almost frantically wanted to start trying for a little miracle again, and actually was upset with her advice to take a trip and give us some time to heal. But, though I hate to admit it, it turns out she was more than right.

The one month of reflection and simply dealing with our loss was great for both of us. We bonded, talked, felt closer and sometimes cried. But now, I am ready and confidently can say, feel ready to start trying again, optimistically and happily.

A quote that has always made me smile and an experience most of us have had, is: “don’t be discouraged, it’s often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.” This month, with a little smile each time I look at my bunch of keys, we will jump back on the little-miracle-creating wagon.

My 5 early miscarriage symptoms

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Source: MorgueFile – Artist: Imelenchon

Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart. – A.A. Milne

As any newly pregnant lady, I was extremely excited and anxious when I got that highly anticipated positive test. It was my first pregnancy, so  I had an uncontrollable urge to ensure everything was fine. After all, we all know the statistics, 1 out of 5 women will suffer an early miscarriage. I never imagined I would be one of them. Continue reading “My 5 early miscarriage symptoms”