Wednesday, November 9, 2011

So excited!!! And nervous.

So, I spoke with the doctor about my tubal reversal and scheduled an appointment for a consultation for a test, that I can't remember the name of! It is a more involved ultrasound and will verify whether or not I need a reversal and if so, what are the possibilities of it working. My gyneocologist said that she would prefer to do this test to avoid unnecessary expenses in the case of not needing a reversal or my tubes being too damaged and in the end, needing IVF. I hope either the test shows I don't need a reversal or atleast that my tubes are not damaged, IVF is very expensive, even here in Mexico! If all goes well, I will have surgery around the first week of December. At that time, alot of my students cancel classes anyway so, I won't cancel many classes myself.

When I had my other 2, I didn't really study up on what I needed to do to prepare for pregnancy but, now, I have been. We both are taking prenatal vitamins, Miguel thought it was funny that, he is taking a vitamin for a pregnant woman but, I told him that it has all of the necessary vitamins and minerals to help produce a healthy baby! It is recommended to begn folic acid 3 months before trying to concieve so, we started a week ago. that means, that we will have been taking the vitamins for 3 1/2 months when we officially start trying to conceive. I have been studying everything from how to chart ovulation all the up to positions that help facilitate pregnancy! Of course, that was Miguel's favorite part. I showed him a video of fetus development from conception to birth and he thought that was really cool. I also, used that video in Health class for the kids, (other blog).

I have a broken wisdom tooth that, I need to get pulled and haven't done due to work. I have been surviving on Advil but, now, I have to get it pulled. For one, bad dental health is dangerous to baby and Ibuprophen makes it more difficult to conceive plus, it is a NO NO during pregnancy.

I have been looking at Babies R Us website already! A little early, I know but, you can never be too prepared! Haha!

Hopefully by this time next year, we will be counting the days for our little one!! I can't wait!! This has been a long time coming.

Off this subject, this will be my first Thanksgiving away from the States and the kids are wanting Thanksgiving Dinner. Any ideas on what to do, has anybody done Thanksgiving Dinner here?


  1. I bet you can find a turkey in Monterrey. Maybe a Sam's Club? I bought mine in Texas last year and cooked it in Texas. I brought the turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, glazed carrots and biscuits to my 5th grade class last in Reynosa. They loved it and I had absolutely no leftovers! First Thanksgiving dinner for most of them. I just found out it is illegal to bring over a meal like that into Mexico, but I can bring live chickens in for cockfighting so I blogged about it, naturally.

  2. Aww I am so excited for you guys. You sound so happy. I would definetly try and get that tooth out now if I were you, one less things to worry about. Take care.

  3. You have been doing your research! Good for you! I wish you guys the best with your plans!