Archive for June, 2009

Genetic testing, baby style

June 21, 2009

Even though I am a bad blogger, I wanted to share the news we got this week in a somewhat timely fashion.
After everything we went through to get to today, the results of genetic testing on Mr. O proved we made the right choice. He doesn’t have OI!
When I got the call, I saw on the caller ID who it was and I got those butterflies in my stomach. Like the ones when the RE office would call.
But it is all good, he doesn’t have the disease. Now, I know the lab guarantees like 92 percent accuracy. But, still, I wanted to be sure. And after cheek-swabbing a four-month-old, which was not fun by the way, two weeks later we got the word.
And aside from us, I think my in-laws were the next happiest people.
I am still in awe. It worked. I’m a mom. My hubby’s a dad. It doesn’t seem real but then I can’t imagine life without him.
Wishing everyone all the best. I’m still reading. Trying to comment and barely, obviously, trying to blog.

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Bad bad blogger

June 6, 2009

Forgive me for not writing. And the fact that this entry will be short too. O hit 4 months yesterday. I can’t believe it. Everyday is wonderful. I’ve never been happier. And I’ve realized how much I could live without work.
Seriously. I am having a hard time finding balancing work, mommyhood and just me time. I’m not complaining, trust me. But I think it would be easier if I were working full-time in my office not this two days a week in the office, the rest from home. But I know I’d miss O too much. And, frankly, we can’t afford infant care right now (yay IVF loan and credit card bills!).
It’s all worth it though. I know that. I see it and feel it in every laugh, every smile, the silly sweet baby asleep in his room right now.
I’m still reading. I haven’t forgotten about you all. I promise to get better. I can’t get much worse, right?