Tuesday, September 21, 2010

I haz two hearts

With the aid of modern medicine, Mr. Bunny and I made an embryo with a heart. Bun Bun (that's our embryo's name, and he's male for the sake of simplicity) is measuring 6w6d, right on target. I actually forgot what his heart rate was, as I was too busy being amazed. I've never felt anything quite like I did when I heard that sound. I've read so many of your descriptions of that moment, and I've certainly imagined it, but it defies all expectation.

I'd like to blather on about how badly I want this experience for those of you still waiting, how desperately I want Bun Bun to grow and thrive, how pleased with himself my RE was...but I have a shit ton of grading and class prep to do before I'm off to teach. So for the moment... me = dumbfounded.

31 comments:

  1. awesome bunny!!!!!! this must be a HUGE relief!! xoxoxoxo.

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  2. Wonderful news!!!

    Your uterus looks amazing, by the way. So smooth! No meatballs! No Frankenstein-esque scars! Just one smooth velvet lounge... No wonder Bun Bun has cozied himself right in there!

    Sienna was right about predicting that we have a girl, so I am counting on her being correct that Bun Bun is truly male. We shall see, huh? :)

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  3. :) such amazing news. congrats.

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  4. BEAUTIFUL. Isn't that heartbeat the most amazing little thing ever?? Congrats Bunny!

    Your post time was 11:11 am. Very lucky number :)

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  5. oh bunny.... such wonderful, wonderful news! i'm so thrilled for you, Mr. Bunny and of course, Bun Bun!

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  6. Grinning from ear to ear for you, Bunny. Bun Bun is a looker. :)

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  7. YESSSSSSSS!!!!!!

    Enjoy the Cloud Nine feeling!!!!!!!!!! xo

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  8. Bun bun is beautiful!!!!! This is the best news! What an amazing sound it must be, indeed. I am so glad that you and Mr. Bunny got to hear it. The fruits of your labor, beating loudly and strongly in your four ears.

    Wish the marking and class prep had an autopilot function. You could use a celebratory nap, a celebratory decaf latte with raspberry scone, and a foot massage.

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  9. That has to be an amazing feeling. This is awesome.

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  10. YIPEEEEE!!!!!!!! So happy for you, wonderful. I think I started crying when I heard it for the 1st time but mostly I remember being amazed. just amazed. still am.

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  11. Wonderful news, Bunny. Congratulations!!!

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  12. Oh Bunny, I am so very very happy for you! Congratulations - absolutely wonderful news :)

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  13. Am SOOOO happy. This is fabulous. And hearing the heartbeat for the first time (and pretty much every time) is awesome, in the "awe-inspiring" sense.

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  14. Ok I wrongly assumed from the title of your post that you had 2 Bun Bun's in there!
    Congrats on seeing the heartbeat. That is definitely one amazing hurdle to fly over.
    x

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  15. it pretty much defines dumbfounding, no?

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  16. That's great! I'm glad the baby is doing well.

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  17. YAAAAY! Super congrats on this huge milestone! ;)

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  18. Congrats Bunny! I am smiling a huge smile for you right now.

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  19. I could not love you more for not knowing the exact heart rate.

    I could not be happier.

    You sound like a normal Momma.

    A normal Momma!!!!

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  20. Well, heeeey there, Bun Bun! Aren't you looking just dapper today!

    The heartbeat is one rad little thing, yep. So fucking surreal. I'm loving this for you, Bunny. I really, really am. :)

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  21. Mr and Mrs Bunny are having a baby bunny:) This is wonderful news.

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  22. Yay! I'm so happy for you. I also first thought that you meant TWO babies but now I get it! Duh. :)

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  23. I know I wrote a comment yesterday, but I just wanted to say for today: I'm still really, really excited! YEAH!
    That's all. Have a good day Bunny.

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  24. WOW! Wow wow wow! I'm just so happy for you. It sounds like you are starting to feel happy too...which is great. It's time to start checking off those milestones one by one. Go Bun Bun go!

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  25. This is wonderful wonderful news! I know I've commented on your blog, I just don't remember where I left off. But I've been following along and enjoy reading very much. Your sense of humor is right up my alley.

    I just got my second beta today and my 6 week ultrasound is on Oct 18th. I'm one step behind you (I hope) and nodding my head the whole way.

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