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They told us not to...

And really it wasn't us. But we knew going in that at-home pregnancy tests are not reliable, and the only thing that really counts is the blood test that's coming up on Friday. Can I tell you that I AM LOSING MY MIND?!

Well-I mean, not really losing my mind. But I'm cautiously optimistic.  Our surrogate has a bit of an obsession with at-home pregnancy tests. She's been taking them, well, come to think of it...I don't know how soon she started taking them.  We do know she started seeing hints of a positive result starting on Saturday, 3 days after transfer day.  So here we are a week later and the lines on the tests are getting darker.
We scheduled a video call for LIVE results. The 2 minute wait was CRAZY (its says YES+)

We're staying cautiously optimistic.  In the meantime, we're waiting on our power to come back on after severe thunderstorms tore through Georgia, Tuesday night around 9pm.  We lost power about that time and the latest update for power back on, as I'm writing this, is 10am Thursday.

Severe storms caused power outages for several hundred thousand people in Georgia alone. 

 I'm personally counting this as a, "Spring cleaning of the fridges and freezers." But honestly there's a lot of food that will be lost and I will be SUPER unhappy about.  What I started to think about while lying in bed last night was, 'What do you do when you lose power with a new baby??' Then I thought about my parents and how they dealt with me as an 18 month old on Long Island for hurricane Gloria, so its got to be fine.  It was definitely keeping me up last night. As was the anxiety of when and IF the power was going to come back on and by the early morning hours I was stressed about the food in the refrigerators.

It might be a dine out kind of night.


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