Tuesday, June 24, 2008
Daily Prophet: 6.24.08
Can you imagine what your Patronus is?
For Harry Potter, his Patronus is a stag--his protector in times of evil and attacks from the Dementors.
I've felt the presence of Dementor's a lot over the past few weeks: they come at me in my weakest moments, and I feel them trying to suck the life out of me.
Last week, the night after transfer, I went to sit on the back porch. I absentmindedly started to watch a bluebird flying from tree to tree-and cracked a smile thinking about how the bluebird is my mom's favorite bird; she says they are good luck. So I started to talk to the bluebird (in my head, of course) and asked him to bring me good luck.
So one night last week when I felt the lowest I have felt in a long time (the Dementors were attacking) the bluebird landed on the post right in front of me, looked right at me and flew off.
My Patronus must be a bluebird.
This was me this morning:
I gave it my one last EXPECTO PATRONUM!!!!! and let it be...
My beta was 34.4, progesterone is 23 (they like it over 15)
(I'm 8dp5dt or 13 dpo)
I've of course been a bit shaky with the numbers, and I don't get a 2nd beta until Monday (chewing my cheeks!) but I will live in bliss the next 6 days, and maybe now I'll get those blasted pee sticks.
And folks, I have zero symptoms. Nada. I feel like my period could start any moment. Let's hope it doesn't.
I have been utterly blown away from the prayers and support--I cannot thank you enough. I wish I could thank each of you in person. It did feel like I had all of you in the room with me this afternoon when I found out. I would greatly appreciate if those prayers and support continued...we have a ways to go.
Oh, and just so you know...of the three, I think it's this one who made it:
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