Negative thoughts are like teabags. If you let them steep too long, they become bitter. When you start feeling pessimistic, put in a new teabag!
A girl from my infertility group posted this a few days ago. Her mom used to repeat this mantra when she was a child, because moms always have smart things to say that you don't appreciate until you're older. When I find myself being sucked into that cycle of negative thinking, I remind myself to change the teabag.... and it works! It's not always easy to change your mindset about something, but it just feels so much better to be optimistic and positive!
Now that the psychology lesson has adjourned, I have an embryo update! I posted here about our 13 fabulous embryos that were being tested. On Thursday, the lab called to let us know that we now have 21 little frostpops that are being tested. Apparently, the eggs that were fertilized last took a few extra hours to grow (I think those lazy genes are Paul's...). They were perfect on Wednesday morning , so they were biopsied as well. Surely, out of 21 embryos tested, we'll have