Monday, August 18, 2008

Shout-Out, a Song, and Due Dates

First, I want to thank all of my faceless friends from the WebMD Trying to Concieve: Infertility Support Group message boards, my blogspot friends, and my sis. I love that you still come to my site and comment and support me in this journey. It takes real courage to be happy for someone who is in my position. You guys are wonderful friends and I really do appreciate all of you.

Second, have you heard the new Toby Keith song "She Never Cried in Front of Me?" If you want the lyrics, click
here. Well, I like this song. It's catchy. I like the tune and I think Toby Keith is a good singer, albeit a little raunchy at times. The first few times I heard this song, I felt really sorry for the guy. But, then, after thinking about it more, I thought that he was probably a typical man and just didn't notice his woman was crying. Now, Russy is really great about this. If I'm crying or sad, he usually says something like "what do you want and how many?" Basically, anything to make whatever it is that is getting me down better. Typically, though, guys are so involved in themselves (because they can't multitask maybe) that they don't notice what the women are going through. So, I'm thinking that this woman probably cried in front of him and he just didn't notice.

Third, I'm having a difficult time figuring out my due date. This is really irritating. I plugged my information into WebMD which promptly told me my due date should be 4/16/09. Then I went to 4woman.gov and plugged my information in there. They said that my due date should be 4/24/09. An 8 day difference? I'm going to assume it's going to be around 4/16/09 because that seems to be the trend with some other calculators. I'll just have to see what my doctor says.

4 comments:

Jackie said...

Hey! Could your conflicting due dates be the difference between the gestational due date (when the egg was produced) or conception due date (when the sperm caught up to said egg)? GOoooo due dates!!! YEAH!!!!!!

Nikki said...

I won't speak for the others, but I know I come here and support you, because you've done the same for me. You supported me when I got pregnant, and you supported me when I lost it. That's the beauty of the IF fraternity. Big hugs to you - good luck with everything!

Elana Kahn said...

No sweat...it is the 16th based on the date you had your IUI (which is more accurate than calculating via the first day of your period). The gov't site calculates using the first date of your period, which isn't accurate at all in this case. :-)

I Believe in Miracles said...

I love Toby Keith - but not sure I've heard that song yet. Hubby doesn't like country (?!??) and so I have to listen to it when he's not around... I'll have to check it out. Thanks for the recommendation!!

Russ is cute about you crying. What a sweet thing to say. Hubby hates. HATES it when I cry. If I start tearing up when reading a book, he tries (and sometimes succeeds) to take the book away so I can calm down. If it's the big crocodile tears, he just holds me. Super sweet. Maybe our husbands are atypical?

Sorry about your due date. I can imagine if you don't ovulate at the predicted day, the due date will be off... I'm sure the dr will give you a best guess, but for the most part - it's really just an estimate anyway. I think something like 1 or 2% of kids are really born on their due date. Crazy, huh?