Monday, 15 February 2010

Not pregnant, but alive

I caught two trains in Belgium today to get to the fertility clinic - one at 7:30, the other at 9:30. On my way back, the train was travelling very slowly, and I noticed several men in bright yellow vests walking along the other tracks. As it was snowing quite heavily, I thought nothing of it.

Then on I saw the news item "25 dead in train crash outside Brussels" flash across my desktop. My husband was also due to catch a train that morning, and I had not heard from him since I left the house. My hands were shaking as I called his work, and I was so happy to hear his voice on the other end. He had not heard about the crash, and once I told him the news, he was so glad that I was okay, too.

While I was on the phone with him, I got the call from the clinic telling me that I was not pregnant, and they suggest one last shot at IUI with injectable Menopur.

But all in all, I feel extremely lucky today.

3 comments:

  1. Sorry about the negative test. But, the train story caught my attention this morning too. I hope all is well...give him a big hug when you get home! Take care!

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  2. Wow, how scary to have something like that happen so close to you. I know that I'd pick a safe and healthy DH over a BFP any day. Even though the BFN still sucks.
    I hope that the menopur cycle does the trick for you. The waiting really is awful though.

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  3. Gosh...scary. So glad to hear you and the hubby are okay...but sorry about the negative. :-(

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