My second beta results are in and they are GREAT! My level increased from 488 on Monday to 1,091 today! That’s a doubling time of 41-hours. Anything under 48-hours is considered normal and supports a viable pregnancy. We’re SO excited! Back in for one more blood test on Friday, and if that is normal, we […]
Today was the day — blood test number one. This number sets the tone for everything moving forward. Too low, and it’s likely a chemical pregnancy. If it’s above about 100, it is considered a “good” result. Then it’s a 48-hour wait to repeat the blood test. At that time, the number should at least […]
The wait continues. I’ve been having a ton of symptoms lately, not sure if it’s just because I’ve been seeing those two lines, or if I would be feeling them anyway. The most obvious and near-constant symptom is bloat — my lower abdomen feels slightly distended and full, but not in a way I’ve felt […]
Even darker double lines today: Three days until my first blood test. I hope this progression continues. I can hardly believe my eyes — in the very best way.
So this happened today: The faintest of double lines. A beginning.