Thursday, May 21, 2009

Oh My Goodness... ICLW Again Already!

Where does the time go?

For those of you who are stopping by for the first time here's my top ten:

10 - the number of books "to read" that are currently on my bedside table
9 - the month of my birthday, also the month of our long awaited trip to NYC (Can you still call it a honeymoon if you have been married for more than two years?)
8 - how old my nephew will be turning in a week
7 - the number of boxes that we haven't yet unpacked (and we moved in here almost a year ago)
6 - the number of parents I have had in my life (yes, my life is the stuff of Jerry Spr.inger's dreams)
5 - the number of new recipes I have to try soon so that I can pass them on to you lovely people
4 - the number of times a day I stare at my FF chart to see if I can will it to say I'm pregnant
3 - the number of countries I have lived in, the number of provinces I have lived in, and the number states I have lived in (did I mention Jerry Spr.inger?)
2 - the number of angels I have in heaven (Emily Hope & Olivia Noelle)
1 - the number of people who can shorten my first name to one syllable and not get a black eye

I am also at the tail end of what has turned out to be a very trying tww. Yesterday morning I was very hopeful, but now I'm just not so sure. The hives have faded a bit, my temp dropped a little this morning, and I'm now getting my usual pre-AF backache.

I'm feeling a bit foolish for being so hopeful, because really... if it did happen this month it could practically count as immaculate conception. I was so sick during my O week that... well, let's just say I'm putting the 'it only takes once' axiom to the test. I will know soon enough, I guess.

Anyway, welcome to my little hobbit-world. I'm glad you've stopped by!

14 comments :

  1. Have I mentioned how much I love reading your blog??

    Seriously...I love your candidness and your optimistic outlook.

    Still hoping for you! :)

    Cool intro, btw.

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  2. I've loved reading your blog since I came across it...I believe from a comment you left from a previous ICLW. :)
    I have my fingers crossed for you this cycle.

    ICLW :)

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  3. number 6 made me laugh.
    but for sure, 6 is always better than 2!
    JERRY JERRY JERRY

    I'm sorry your TWW didnt turn out the way you wanted.

    I am sending lots of good thoughts your way though.

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  4. I am so with you on number 4....and I don't even temp LOL. and on number 6....well, I have you beat :) I have 8 and don't get me started on the stepparents previous marriages. between my mom and her current husband I think it is 10 weddings. hahahahha! can you say try try again?
    I read your previous post and was so excited for you, now I am going to stay hopeful :) finges crossed.

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  5. The Je.rry Spring.er references are cracking me up.

    Hopefully that axiom will prove true in your case. Good luck with the end of your 2ww.

    *ICLW*

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  6. My family is very Jerry Spr!nger-ish as well! We should swap stories. Whoever wins has to send the other some chocolate ;o)
    I'm crossing things for your 2ww *crosses fingers*
    *ICLW*

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  7. Oh I'm sorry the 2ww is messing so much with you. I can stand that little twinge of hope that pops up right at the end. It's a dagger in my heart. I hope that there is no dagger for you, only tentative joy.

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  8. Every holiday can be a honeymoon (even if you've already had one).

    I'm sorry the 2ww is being messy and you shouldn't feel foolish at all, I really hope it turns out well for you.

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  9. keeping fingers and toes crossed on the 2ww for you.

    and i'm right there with you on #1!

    ~ICLW

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  10. I can relate to a lot of these. Staring at my FF chart. Or more specifically, clicking away and then clicking back, to see if I gain any more clarity looking at it with 'fresh eyes.' Also, it's almost six months after my wedding with no honeymoon in sight. And I too have an angel. And too many parents. Good luck with the conclusion of this cycle's 2ww. I hope it turns into a 40ww for a little one!

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  11. Nice to meet you! I love how honest and clear your thoughts and words are!

    Sonja
    ICLW

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  14. What books do you have in your "to read" pile?

    I am currently reading Mrs. Dr. Phil's book on aging...unsure if I like the book so much. Taking it slowly as so much is mentioned.

    ICLW :-)

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