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a surprise BFP

OK, I feel really stupid after posting my BFN a week ago but I guess I am going to join sarge and be a living proof that poor-looking embryos do stick.  My beta today came back at 101 with progesterone at 13.2.  I was in complete shock and did not believe the result.   The day of the transfer our embryologist refused even to give us probability of success and just said that it is lower than 60% they’ve come to expect at their lab.  So, I ran to cvs and got FRER (this is my very first cycle when I did not POAS obsessively starting at 10 dpo since I did not think I had a chance).  FRER showed two lines right away so I guess this is for real.  I am still in shock and I do know that this is REALLY early (I am 14 days pass retrieval) but I have some hope that my dreams of becoming a mother may come true one day.  

I want to thank everyone for their prayers, advice and good luck wishes.  I never sent out a friendship invitation on this forum since I was always afraid of being rejected (I was not very popular in high school).  But I have a long list of friends who supported me through all of my ups and downs especially this cycle and I am going to thank everyone personally tonight.  No one besides my dh knows we were struggling so you were the only people who actually knew what was going on in my life.  I feel you are my cyber family and I hope I’ll be around to give you all of the support  that I can give and share my considerable experience with infertility.  
40 Responses
318181 tn?1336443496
OMG! I am sooooo happy for you, Helen! It couldn't have happened to a better person!!! Yay!
449498 tn?1338772039
Congrats! Isn't God's work wonderful!!!
270512 tn?1333177636
YIPPEEEE!!!!! Congratulations to your extending family!  I hope you have a wonderful 9 months!!!!

YOU GO GIRL!!!!
237300 tn?1231454718
OH Helen that is AWESOME!!!  I am sooooo happy for you....and you were worried!  Miracles do happen!  This is so EXCITING!!!  CONGRATS!!!
374593 tn?1257879950
OMG!!!!!! YEAAAAAAA!!!!! I'm so so so so excited for you!!! I know you have been thru so much!!!  Have a wonderful happy healthy nine months! : )    
458090 tn?1256321162
OMG OMG OMG OMG.. I AM SOOO HAPPY FOR YOU!!!!!!!!!  I AM FREAKING OUT LIKE ITS ME THATS PREGGERS!!!  YAHHOOOOOOOO
492346 tn?1267378978
Well who knew the waterworks would kick in now.... but they have!!!  I really am crying tears of joy for you right now!  Congrats again =)
398459 tn?1262186144
Dear Helen,
I am a total dope, and did not realize what your post on the other thread meant.  So, YOU GOT A BFP?????
I haven't met you, though couldn't be happier for you.  You are an inspiration, and a kind soul.  
It couldn't have happended to a more deserving person.  So, Happy Mother's Day one day late!
Much much much love to you and your bun-in-the-oven!
Krista
330481 tn?1309488243
OMG! Congrats!!! YAY!!!!! BIG HUGS!!
186627 tn?1257877774
as i told you on the not I KNEW IT I KNEW IT I KNEW IT!!!!!
OMG 101 its an awesome number!!!!!!!
its really shows strong beta at 14dpt!!!
i'm so so so so excited!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
353148 tn?1293061164
Congrats Girl!!!! that is so greta. It realy gives me hope.
Avatar universal
OMG! I just got home from work and read your post, I could not possibly be any happier for you. You must be on cloud 9.  Enjoy!  See you on the 35+ pregnancy forum...
443102 tn?1222125946
Yay for you Helen!  Enjoy this 9 months....you deserve it!

Heather
299260 tn?1304216105
Great news !!!  Congratulations :)
405855 tn?1217100767
Oh wow...congratulations my dear...finally it did happen for you...I am so very happy for you. Wish you a happy and health pregnancy
380530 tn?1239162538
Helen, Helen, Helen, OMG! OMG! OMG!   Pinch myself, is this real?  Yes, yes, yes!!  Congratulations my dear friend!!

422823 tn?1229736847
Congratulations!!!  I am so happy for you, it is so very much your time.  Have a wonderful and happy nine months!!!
388376 tn?1302011418
WONDERFUL NEWS!!!!! Congrats!!!!
126702 tn?1240888250
HELEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i am absolutely so happy for you!!!!!!! i told you you were silly to think it was a BFN!! omg omg omg i just am so over the moon for you. OMG!!!!!!! Congrats hon.
381606 tn?1242090749
OMG OMG OMG OMG...this is amazing, Helen!!! I (like Sally) am FREAKING out for you!! I just woke up from retrieval and am feeling so hopeful. Thank you for all your advice, support and prayer...I can only hope my first round will turn out like yours.

I'm so excited to see you become a mommy...

Hugs and Kisses to you and DH!!
370736 tn?1247242917
I'm sooooo excited for you!!!!! Congratulations!

Avatar universal
congradulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Avatar universal
Helen, congratulations!! I have followed your posts and you're always there to answer anyone's questions and this could not have happened to a sweeter person:)) Enjoy your pregnancy dear!! I'm soooooooooooo happy for you:))

best,
Julie
178239 tn?1277405491
OMG!!! I was off line all day yesterday and missed the best post in a long time!! Congrats!!!! Woooooo Hoooooo! Extra sticky super duper glue to you!!!!
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