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|Sun, 08-30-2009 - 10:55pm|
When I spent three days last week researching baby slings online, I knew I had a problem.... :D
Hi! My name is Sarah, I'm turning 26 in a couple weeks, and I officially have baby fever! My husband and I have only been married for 6 weeks, but we've been together for four years. My husband and I are both Canadians, but moved out to Seattle two years ago for his job; up until July, I was on a working visa, however that visa has now expired, and I am now only eligible to enter the country as a dependent on my husband's work visa. Which means that I now have a lot of free time on my hands to volunteer, build up my resume, and spend endless hours researching baby stuff on the computer. *eyeroll*
We originally planned for me to go off my birth control pills shortly after the wedding in July. I can't work, so I don't have a career to leave, and we can comfortably live off of just my husband's income. Seemed like the perfect time. However, I ran the Walt Disney World half marathon in January, and then got peer pressured by my running buddies in to going back in January 2010 to run "The Goofy". The Goofy is a Disney marathon weekend event where you run a half marathon on the Saturday and a full marathon on the Sunday. I also threw in the 5K on the Friday, because I'm just crazy. *rolls eyes* Anyway, clearly getting pregnant would be a bad thing this year.
So, I've only put off TTC until December/January, and I'm really having a lot of fun training, and really looking forward to Marathon Weekend, but at the same time I'm going crazy. I have BCP's until the end of November and am planning on going off them after that, but I keep thinking about stopping them sooner. I know that it normally takes your body a few months to "normalize" after stopping the pills and that statistically the changes of me getting pregnant in the first month are incredibly low.... but there would be no way that I could do The Goofy in January if I was more than a few weeks pregnant. However, I'm on the off-week for my pills right now, and I'm so tempted.... UGH!!!!
If nothing else, I guess, I'll be in great shape physically to begin TTC, and I've already had to give up caffeine (I have a high heart rate) and junk food for my training. Silver lining, right?
I need sanity and will-power! And a place to go to feed the obsession. *grin* So I'm shuffling in and joining you fabulous girls in waiting.
Edited 8/30/2009 11:00 pm ET by sarahrose78