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I'm back! Anyone remember me?

HI!
I was a regular on pg.org here when I was expecting my 4th baby. I was on the september and october 2009 birth boards. I am back here because I *could be* pregnant this cycle. DH and I were TTA, we just kinda thought that 4 boys was enough! But...we had a couple OOOPSes this cycle, and I am now in the TWW....just remembered the support and love I felt here and I am wondering if anyone of my old buddies are still around?

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I was on both of those boards as well! They are pretty quiet now though.

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HI Alyssa!
I remember you! I remember your beautiful little girls' picture.
I visited the boards and found that, yes, they are very quiet :(. I did look back through some of the posts to see if anyone was still around, and noticed some have new babies or new pregnancies. Pretty exciting!

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Aww, thank you. So are you hoping for a nice surprise, or are you hoping to wait a little longer?

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Hmmm....well....I am split. I think I will be happy either way. We have always wanted a little girl, but I have felt so overwhelmed at times with 4 boys that I am not sure we can handle another baby, LOL. But, I think I have changed my mind about us being "done" with the boys. I think that if we don't get our "surprise" this time, I will wait a few months and possibly actually start trying. DH is in school now, and will graduate this coming fall, so timing would be better in about 6 months or so. With DH in school, finances have been extremely tight...so now is not the best timing. Then again, I am a firm believer that the Lord has more control of things than I do, and He won't give us something that we can't handle.

It is so good to catch up with you! How are your little girls?

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I am back too and i think I remember you!

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My girls are doing great. Growing like weeds. We are homeschooling so I have been busy getting ready for the new year.

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Patience, nice to "see" you again!

Alyssa, homeschooling would be soooo hard! I admire moms who can do it! I was a music teacher in the public schools for about 5 years before my 3rd son was born and it was tough. But I can't imagine teaching at home! My kiddos have no interest in what I try to teach them. LOL!

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I really do enjoy homeschooling. I have a separate classroom with chalkboards, bulletin board, desks and chairs. It looks just like a real classroom. I have curriculum and lesson plans. It is really no different that a traditional school other than they are my children and I only have a few students instead of many, and I get to choose what curriculum I feel is the best fit for our family.

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Alyssa, that sounds amazing! I bet your daughters love it too.

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They do. How far are you into the 2WW?

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I am 8 dpo today, so about halfway. I usually have a 13 day LP, so will test one week from today if AF doesn't show before then. How about you? Is your family complete with 3 girls?

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I was a total POAS aholic, so I would start testing tmw Smile DH and I would love another baby. However due to all of the complications I have while pg, three different doctors told me not to get pg again. After Caitlyn was born I had my tubes tied. We recently filled out an application to become foster parents with the end goal of adoption. The lady has not called us back yet so we are waiting on that. I believe it takes 5-6 months to get everything set with that.

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I have amazing self control...lol...not really! The only times I POAS before AF was due, I ended up not pregnant....so I just try to wait so that I am not disappointed by lots of BFNs. I would rather see AF than that white space where a line should be.

Sorry about your problems while PG...I can't believe I had forgotten about that. It is cool that you hang out around here to stay connected, though.
I was lurking in on a couple of your conversations on the other boards and saw you were thinking about adoption. That is awesome! I hope you are successful!

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Yes, we are planning to Foster to Adopt. The lady did e-mail us the schedule for the class, but it conflicts with DH's work schedule. Waiting to hear back about what to do next.

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How exciting! I hope you are able to get into the class. What a blessing for the child that you will have in your home, and for you!

Well, my 2ww ended yesterday, a day early, with surprise AF. I am a little relieved, since we were really not ready to be PG. I am going to work hard to get more healthy and lose some weight. Give DH some time to get almost finished with school. Then we may start trying for one more. We are going to put a lot of thought and prayer into it to make sure it is right, though, because I was so convinced that we were done with our 4 boys. DH, however, has always said he wanted one more, hopefully a girl, so we have some big discussions ahead.
I am going to hang out here on PG. org in the "biggest loser" forum and see if I can get motivated to lose some pounds.
Good luck with your Foster to Adopt program. I really hope it works out for you!
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I remember you Suz and Alyssa! I was on both those same boards also. I was due in October with DD2 but ended up having her Sept. 30th. How are you both doing?

Alyssa, I homeschool my kids also. They love it and so do I. We have desks and everything also. Smile

Suz, good luck with the weight loss and TTC in the near future.

I am currently pregnant with my 4th child and due this month. Only have about 2 1/2 more weeks until my due date. We are being surprised on gender and are pretty excited. Smile

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We got signed up for the next set of classes. Our first class will be September 29th.

There is a new home schooling board here on pg.org. It would be nice if you wanted to come help me wake it up.