That's what we asked for, and that's what we got.
The shock still hasn't worn off, but I think I can pull it together enough to let you all know that somehow, magically, miraculously, in just 5 days we went from a big, gaping gestational sac with a virtually non-existant yolk sac to...
An embryo measuring 6w2d (I'm 6w3d) with a heartbeat of 116bpm!
I haven't yet googled if that's within range, but the Doc assured me it was. He tends to blow smoke up my ass (this is not my regular RE), so I won't believe him until I confirm it myself.
I'll tell you how it all unfolded in another post -- Kevin was amazingly calm and I was a stuttering fool. Good times. Right now I need to take a nap. :-) I'm tuckered out from all the extra stress I've been heaping on myself lately.
This is yet another in the dozens and dozens of milestones that still need to be reached. But it feels so good to be here that I'm determined to relax and enjoy it (at least for a full 24 hours if I can manage that).
I go back again on October 18th -- 2 weeks and 1 day away. It's like a lifetime, but my RE is out of town for the first part of that week and he specifically requested to be there at my next scan.
If I could make lacy, frilly, heart-laden cards for each and every one of you who commented and prayed for me, I would. And I would deliver each and every one of them personally with a giant, warm hug. I have no doubt that your many, many, many prayers and good wishes made a difference. I will never be able to thank you enough for your love and support.
Hang in there, Spidey!!