My DH was laid off yesterday....

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My DH was laid off yesterday....
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Fri, 05-16-2003 - 9:37am
I haven't been posting much the last few weeks due to work, but I really could use some hugs and prayers today. Out of the blue my DH was laid off from his job yesterday....total shock, we had no idea it was coming, and as is often the case with these things, no one can figure out the logic behind who was let go and who was kept. Unfortunately we worked for the same company, so coming back here today without him was unbelievably hard, and with everyone coming up to me today to express their shock and sadness, I've been in tears all morning. Anyway, I know we'll be okay, and he'll find another job. I do believe everything happens for a reason. It's just going to be hard for a while.

Oh, and naturally I'm supposed to ovulate in the next few days, so we were planning on starting the bd-fest last night. This was supposed to be my last cycle before starting Clomid, but now I don't know what to do. DH says let's go ahead and keep trying, but I'm not sure. We may take a break (which probably wouldn't be a terrible thing), or we may keep ttc, just without going on the meds immediately. We'll just have to see.

Well, thanks for letting me ramble. I just needed to get it out so I can maybe get some work done today. Hope everyone has a good weekend.

Heather

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Fri, 05-16-2003 - 10:45am
Prayers and Hugs (((hugs))) to you and DH. I know that it must be really hard. Try to think positive thoughts and know that everything will work out (hopefully sooner than later).

Sending positive vibes.

Jen

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Fri, 05-16-2003 - 11:01am
Heather,

I want you to know that even though we haven't posted much to each other -- always seem to be at the opposite ends of the cycle from each other -- you are truly one of the heroes of this board for me. I admire you so much for your good attitude and the fact that you keep plugging away and are so supportive of others on the board.

I can't imagine how hard it must be for you today with the circumstances as you described them. Many, many (((hugs))) to you to get through the day.

While the decision to continue TTC is one that only you and DH can make (and we will all be supportive of you, whatever you decide to do), I believe strongly that there is never a "perfect" time to have a baby. Even if the stars are aligned just right during conception, it is such a long time before the birth -- anything can happened. On the other hand, if you conceive during a time of upheaval and change, sometimes things can quiet down and get straighten out before the birth. Again, I will support you whatever you choose to do -- but know that you wouldbe truly missed if you decided to take a break.

lots more (((hugs))) to you, Heather. I hope DH can find another job soon and that going to work each day becomes less and less painful for you.

((hugs))

Jenny

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Fri, 05-16-2003 - 12:07pm
Oh Heather I am so sorry I got laid off a couple of months ago but I could not imagine working the same place. Hugs to you I would continue to keep trying. I am sure that he will find something soon enough and why give up now. I wish you both the best I am so so sorry!!!

Hugs to you both,

Allison

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Fri, 05-16-2003 - 3:26pm
I'm so sorry, Heather. That sounds so hard. I hope your DH finds something really good really soon.

Take care. You are in my thoughts.

E

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Fri, 05-16-2003 - 4:29pm
Oh, Heather, I'm so sorry that your DH was laid-off. That is just terrible. I guess things like that are always bad timing, aren't they? I'm sure he'll find another job soon and you guys will be just fine. Good luck with your TTC decision too. Either way, we are here to support you.

Leifje

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Fri, 05-16-2003 - 5:45pm
Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. I hope your DH finds work quickly. Big (((HUGS))) to you during this tough time.

Crystal

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Tue, 05-20-2003 - 10:10am
Heather, sorry I missed this post before. I am so sorry. Big hugs to you and DH. Do whatever feels right for the two of you as far as TTC is concerned. Here's to the hope for an even better job for DH in the immediate future (along with a BFP whenever you are ready).

Leanne

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Tue, 05-20-2003 - 2:08pm
Oh, Heather, I'm so sorry. That's just awful! I'm glad you have a positive attitude and you have faith that DH will find another job soon! Hang in there. You two will get through it together. Many many (((((((((((((((((hugs))))))))))))) for you!

Katie