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  • Welcome to the party @kfs0875! Hope your cycle cooperates so you can transfer this month :)

    @j1006, I thought implantation bleed could last a few days as it burrows further into your lining. Not sure though. What DPT will it be for you tomorrow? Fx for your HPT. 
    me: 37 dh: 42; TTC since Jan 2016
    dx: PCOS, low progesterone; 2 MMC
    Sept FET 2018 Spreadsheet
    3 failed IUIs (clomid + ovidrel), unresponsive to femara
    Jan 2 2018 - 1st IVF cycle - 9 retrieved, 7 mature/fertilized, 1 5d transfer + 5 untested snowbabies
    Jan 19 2018 - Fresh Transfer #1 one 5dt; BFP 1/25/2018; EDD 10/7/2018; MMC at 8w3d; D&C 3/6/2018
    May 16 2018 - FET #1 one 5dt; BFP with 4 betas (6.5, 24.3, 165.5, 2250) - EDD 2/1/2019; MMC at 6w; D&C 6/20/18
    Sept 17 2018 - FET #2 one 5dt; BFP 38.9 7dpt, 167 9dpt - EDD 6/5/2019  
    (3 untested embryos remain)


  • bkatpbkatp
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    edited September 2018
    @northbeach3 no preparation they asked me to come early in the morning tomorrow. So trying hard to sleep. But obviously I am either too nervous or excited. Can't sleep
  • @J1006
    for what it's worth, I had spotting throughout my first trimester starting from around 5 or 6 dpt. I didn't spot for any of my BFN's -- should have been my first clue something was going on. So I hope that;s the case for you!
    ~~ Our Story in Spoiler! TW loss/child~~
    Fall 2012 -- started TTC
    Summer 2015 - no BFP yet, labs normal, referred to RE
    Fall 2015 - Summer 2016 - Further testing all normal. 3 IUI's -- BFN. Recommended move to IVF. Planned cycle for fall 2016.
    September 2016 - Surprise natural BFP. MMC @ 8 weeks. RE expressed confidence that we just needed the 'right' embryo.
    Fall 2016 - Spring 2017 -- Break from TTC
    June 2017 - Started IVF; egg retrieval for freeze all cycle. 9 mature eggs retrieved, 5 fertilized. 2 4BB embies on ice.
    August 2017 - FET transfer both embies. BFP.  Twin pregnancy confirmed by ultrasound. EDD 4/28/18
    September 2017 - Twin B stopped developing; Twin A doing perfectly! Graduated from RE @ 10 weeks
    March 2018 - Baby Girl born via C/S due to pre-eclampsia -- strong and healthy!


  • **TW**

    Has anyone ever had positives on a FRER but a negative digital BUT still had a good beta? Im really starting to think this is a another chemical. I had negatives on a digital last night and this morning. you would think that since i got my first positive 3 days ago the digital should be positive by now as well :neutral: Tomorrow cant get here soon enough
  • @justharrison what brand is your digital? Last round I got positives on FRER but it took me a few days to turn a Clear Blue digital positive. I don’t think some of the digitals are as sensitive. 

    Thanks for the reassurance everyone. I had another BFN this morning. I’m 6dp5dt. Last round I had a squinter in the evening 6dpt. I guess I’m stopping for more tests on my way home from work :)
    Me: 29  DH:29
    Married: 10/6/2012
    TTC #1 since May 2013
    April 2017 - IUI #1- letrozole, Pregnyl - BFN
    May 2017 - IUI #2- letrozole, Pregnyl - BFN
    June 2017 - IUI #3- letrozole, Pregnyl- BFN
    July 2017 - IUI #4- letrozole, Pregnyl- BFN

    September 2017 - IVF Consult
    January 2018 - IVF - 2 Frozen Embryos
    March 2018 - FET #1
    April 2018  FET #1 - BFP! - ended in CP
    Sept 2018 - FET #2


    mrsyng
  • @J1006 i used CLear Blue  :/ it was the only digital at the grocery store. Maybe tomorrow it will turn positive. 
    Dont you just hate spending so much on tests? I wish i had enough willpower to wait

  • @justharrison what are the other tests doing?
    Pregnancy TickerAbout me: *TW*

    Me: 34, DH: 38                                                                                                                                                                                
    TTC #1 June of 2014  9/14 BFP, baby boy EDD 5/18/15. Elias (Eli) born 5/13/15 7lb0oz, 19 inches.                                      
    Surprise BFP 10/15, live ectopic, lost ruptured tube on 11/5/15 at 8 weeks                                                                              
    Started TTC #2 2/16                                                                                                                                                                   
    HSG 1/18 after no BFPs- diagnosed w/ tubal infertility and referred to RE                                                                     
    3/28/18 remaining tube removed                                                                                                                                              
    IVF 5/18: 15 retrieved, 11 fertilized, 8 blasts -- (3) 4aa, (2) 5aa (2) 4ba frozen -- fresh transfer of 1 day-5 4aa blast, BFP, EDD 2/4/19

  • AFM, transfer is done. Took a bit long cos of wait for procedure. Otherwise went fine. Going to take it easy for today 
    northbeach3mrsyngroisis
  • @bkatp glad it went well! Enjoy your rest day!
  • @mayflower513 the FRE have been positive since 5dpt and Wondfos since 6/7dpt (though faint)
  • bkatpbkatp
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    edited September 2018

    Here are the Pictures. My embie shrunk to center after freezing and thawing but she said that is expected. Hoping it stays however it is

    northbeach3
  • @justharrison has the darkness changed at all on any of them?
    Pregnancy TickerAbout me: *TW*

    Me: 34, DH: 38                                                                                                                                                                                
    TTC #1 June of 2014  9/14 BFP, baby boy EDD 5/18/15. Elias (Eli) born 5/13/15 7lb0oz, 19 inches.                                      
    Surprise BFP 10/15, live ectopic, lost ruptured tube on 11/5/15 at 8 weeks                                                                              
    Started TTC #2 2/16                                                                                                                                                                   
    HSG 1/18 after no BFPs- diagnosed w/ tubal infertility and referred to RE                                                                     
    3/28/18 remaining tube removed                                                                                                                                              
    IVF 5/18: 15 retrieved, 11 fertilized, 8 blasts -- (3) 4aa, (2) 5aa (2) 4ba frozen -- fresh transfer of 1 day-5 4aa blast, BFP, EDD 2/4/19

  • northbeach3northbeach3
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    edited September 2018
    I wish I would have screen capped the sensitivity chart of all the diff tests, but I have vague recollection that the digitalis require higher HCG levels. Like 50 or more. FRER is definitely the most sensitive and able to pick up below 25 hcg (which is typical sensitivity of most pee sticks). I had a faint but visible line on FRER at 6.5 hcg (confirmed with beta). 

    What DPT are you @justharrison? 8? 9? Your beta is tomorrow? I hope you’re numbers are just borderline for the digital’s sensitivity and things are moving in the right direction.  

    Sorry no line yet @j1006. Any chance you could hold out until tomorrow morning? I feel like the tests make me crazy. :) of course you may just have more anxiety not testing! Fx for you. 

    Beautiful embie and transfer @bkatp!! Take it easy today!! Hope you have some good shows line up. :)
    me: 37 dh: 42; TTC since Jan 2016
    dx: PCOS, low progesterone; 2 MMC
    Sept FET 2018 Spreadsheet
    3 failed IUIs (clomid + ovidrel), unresponsive to femara
    Jan 2 2018 - 1st IVF cycle - 9 retrieved, 7 mature/fertilized, 1 5d transfer + 5 untested snowbabies
    Jan 19 2018 - Fresh Transfer #1 one 5dt; BFP 1/25/2018; EDD 10/7/2018; MMC at 8w3d; D&C 3/6/2018
    May 16 2018 - FET #1 one 5dt; BFP with 4 betas (6.5, 24.3, 165.5, 2250) - EDD 2/1/2019; MMC at 6w; D&C 6/20/18
    Sept 17 2018 - FET #2 one 5dt; BFP 38.9 7dpt, 167 9dpt - EDD 6/5/2019  
    (3 untested embryos remain)


  • @bkatp glad everything went well!! 

    @northbeach3 I’m definitely going to wait until morning to test again. All I have left is a digital and those are just horrible when they come back negative so I’m going to pick up a couple more regular first responses. I feel like the digitals just kick out with the Not Pregnant staring you in the face. 

    @justharrison I don’t even want to know how much money I’ve spent on pregnancy tests over the years. I am not patient enough to wait until beta day though. 
    Me: 29  DH:29
    Married: 10/6/2012
    TTC #1 since May 2013
    April 2017 - IUI #1- letrozole, Pregnyl - BFN
    May 2017 - IUI #2- letrozole, Pregnyl - BFN
    June 2017 - IUI #3- letrozole, Pregnyl- BFN
    July 2017 - IUI #4- letrozole, Pregnyl- BFN

    September 2017 - IVF Consult
    January 2018 - IVF - 2 Frozen Embryos
    March 2018 - FET #1
    April 2018  FET #1 - BFP! - ended in CP
    Sept 2018 - FET #2


    northbeach3
  • @mayflower513 yes they are slowly getting darker but that happened with every one of my chemicals as well.
  • @northbeach3 i am 8dpt today. That is what i am hoping- that my hcg is right below the cutoff and i will have a decent beta tomorrow. 
  • @J1006 i know what you mean- i used to exclusively use FRER and would test 1-2 times a day each cycle. I now use 1 FRER a day and one Wondfo (my husband is becoming resistant to forking out money for the expensive tests. But like you it is not possible for me to just wait lol
  • Update

    I took another digital this evening and it finally said pregnant  :) :) i am assuming this means my hcg is right at 50, which means it most likely wont be anywhere near 100 for tomorrows bloodwork. 

    J1006mbradfo2roisismayflower513
  • don't stress too much about your HCG @justharrison! your starting beta is pretty meaningless without following it to see if it doubles.  remember that the FRERs can catch hcg as low as 6.5 hcg, so you've been following them since they could first pick it up... doubling can take as much as 72 hours, so you could be right where you should be.  we're rooting for you!
    me: 37 dh: 42; TTC since Jan 2016
    dx: PCOS, low progesterone; 2 MMC
    Sept FET 2018 Spreadsheet
    3 failed IUIs (clomid + ovidrel), unresponsive to femara
    Jan 2 2018 - 1st IVF cycle - 9 retrieved, 7 mature/fertilized, 1 5d transfer + 5 untested snowbabies
    Jan 19 2018 - Fresh Transfer #1 one 5dt; BFP 1/25/2018; EDD 10/7/2018; MMC at 8w3d; D&C 3/6/2018
    May 16 2018 - FET #1 one 5dt; BFP with 4 betas (6.5, 24.3, 165.5, 2250) - EDD 2/1/2019; MMC at 6w; D&C 6/20/18
    Sept 17 2018 - FET #2 one 5dt; BFP 38.9 7dpt, 167 9dpt - EDD 6/5/2019  
    (3 untested embryos remain)


  • @justharrison fx beta goes well tomorrow!! 

    @bkatp yay to being pupo. 

    @J1006 6dpt can still be early. Hopefully it will start showing soon. I’ve already bought 2 boxes of frer - impatiently waiting for Friday or Saturday to test. 

    I can’t believe it’s only been 2 days since transfer!

    Me 32, DH 35 ttc #1 since 2015

    6 tries with IUI - combination of clomid, letrazole, gonal-f, ovidrel started 11/2016

    -2 cancelled, 1 resulted in a BFP in 2/2017 with MC 5.5wks, last IUI 6/2017

    IVF 3/2018: 23 retrieved, 21 mature, 17 fertilized, 11 frosties (7-5day; 4-6day)

    FET #1 5/2018 - 2 embabies MC @7.5 wks

    FET #2 9/10/18 BFP


  • @justharrison
    also remember blood HCG concentrations are higher often than urine -- particularly because urine can be easily diluted if you're staying well hydrated. 
    ~~ Our Story in Spoiler! TW loss/child~~
    Fall 2012 -- started TTC
    Summer 2015 - no BFP yet, labs normal, referred to RE
    Fall 2015 - Summer 2016 - Further testing all normal. 3 IUI's -- BFN. Recommended move to IVF. Planned cycle for fall 2016.
    September 2016 - Surprise natural BFP. MMC @ 8 weeks. RE expressed confidence that we just needed the 'right' embryo.
    Fall 2016 - Spring 2017 -- Break from TTC
    June 2017 - Started IVF; egg retrieval for freeze all cycle. 9 mature eggs retrieved, 5 fertilized. 2 4BB embies on ice.
    August 2017 - FET transfer both embies. BFP.  Twin pregnancy confirmed by ultrasound. EDD 4/28/18
    September 2017 - Twin B stopped developing; Twin A doing perfectly! Graduated from RE @ 10 weeks
    March 2018 - Baby Girl born via C/S due to pre-eclampsia -- strong and healthy!


  • Welcome @kfs825 and @Knottie1458416769!
    @justharrison congratulations on the BFP that's exciting !
    @J1006 sorry about the spotting but don't you worry what I heard was spotting was pretty common for IVF/FET pregnancies but keep us posted!
    @northbeach3 congrats on the good lining and Gl with PIO
    @bkatp glad your transfer went well and happy PUPO!


    northbeach3
  • @northbeach3 thanks for kind words! Im going to try to go to sleep early so tomorrow can hurry up and get here.
    @mrsyng thank you!
    @mbradfo2 i wasnt aware of that, thanks for the info! 
    northbeach3mayflower513
  • Good luck tomorrow @justharrison!!
    me: 37 dh: 42; TTC since Jan 2016
    dx: PCOS, low progesterone; 2 MMC
    Sept FET 2018 Spreadsheet
    3 failed IUIs (clomid + ovidrel), unresponsive to femara
    Jan 2 2018 - 1st IVF cycle - 9 retrieved, 7 mature/fertilized, 1 5d transfer + 5 untested snowbabies
    Jan 19 2018 - Fresh Transfer #1 one 5dt; BFP 1/25/2018; EDD 10/7/2018; MMC at 8w3d; D&C 3/6/2018
    May 16 2018 - FET #1 one 5dt; BFP with 4 betas (6.5, 24.3, 165.5, 2250) - EDD 2/1/2019; MMC at 6w; D&C 6/20/18
    Sept 17 2018 - FET #2 one 5dt; BFP 38.9 7dpt, 167 9dpt - EDD 6/5/2019  
    (3 untested embryos remain)


  • bkatpbkatp
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    edited September 2018
    Good luck with beta tomorrow @justharrison.

    @J1006 when is ur beta ? . Good luck hpt test ur planning for tomorrow with FRER 

    Thanks @babydust2507 and @mrsyng. I don't have courage to do hpt. I'll wait till beta dunno when that is, I'll know Friday.
  • @justharrison. GL today!!

    @bkatp my beta is either Sunday or Monday. If someone else has to go in for monitoring or something on Sunday I can go in. If not, I wait until Monday. 

    I think I think I see the faintest second line when I angle it a certain way. Could also be my eyes playing tricks on me. I have two tests left so I’ll test tomorrow and Saturday and hopefully beta on Sunday. 
    Me: 29  DH:29
    Married: 10/6/2012
    TTC #1 since May 2013
    April 2017 - IUI #1- letrozole, Pregnyl - BFN
    May 2017 - IUI #2- letrozole, Pregnyl - BFN
    June 2017 - IUI #3- letrozole, Pregnyl- BFN
    July 2017 - IUI #4- letrozole, Pregnyl- BFN

    September 2017 - IVF Consult
    January 2018 - IVF - 2 Frozen Embryos
    March 2018 - FET #1
    April 2018  FET #1 - BFP! - ended in CP
    Sept 2018 - FET #2


    mayflower513mrsyngchamomile-2
  • @J1006 show us so we can help you analyze.  ;)

    Me 32, DH 35 ttc #1 since 2015

    6 tries with IUI - combination of clomid, letrazole, gonal-f, ovidrel started 11/2016

    -2 cancelled, 1 resulted in a BFP in 2/2017 with MC 5.5wks, last IUI 6/2017

    IVF 3/2018: 23 retrieved, 21 mature, 17 fertilized, 11 frosties (7-5day; 4-6day)

    FET #1 5/2018 - 2 embabies MC @7.5 wks

    FET #2 9/10/18 BFP


    chamomile-2northbeach3
  • Thanks everyone for the well wishes. They just called with my result: 41, they feel this is another chemical due to such a low number and that instart spotting. They are having me come back on Sunday just to makensure my numbers have dropped off. 

    Knottie1454544148
  • oh @justharrison I'm so very sorry. What dpt are you? Are they sure? 


  • Oh no @justharrison I’m so sorry I hope it’s not so. 

    Me 32, DH 35 ttc #1 since 2015

    6 tries with IUI - combination of clomid, letrazole, gonal-f, ovidrel started 11/2016

    -2 cancelled, 1 resulted in a BFP in 2/2017 with MC 5.5wks, last IUI 6/2017

    IVF 3/2018: 23 retrieved, 21 mature, 17 fertilized, 11 frosties (7-5day; 4-6day)

    FET #1 5/2018 - 2 embabies MC @7.5 wks

    FET #2 9/10/18 BFP


  • oh man, the suspense on this board!  i'm sorry that your HCG levels aren't a bit higher @justharrison, but we can hold complete judgment until your [email protected]

    still waiting with baited breath for you too, @j1006. hoping you get some darkening lines.

    AFM, I'm just so excited to be starting PIO again.... *cough* NOT.  Ugh, my butt had finally recovered from PIO in march.  I think i already have a bruise from my first shot last night. :(
    me: 37 dh: 42; TTC since Jan 2016
    dx: PCOS, low progesterone; 2 MMC
    Sept FET 2018 Spreadsheet
    3 failed IUIs (clomid + ovidrel), unresponsive to femara
    Jan 2 2018 - 1st IVF cycle - 9 retrieved, 7 mature/fertilized, 1 5d transfer + 5 untested snowbabies
    Jan 19 2018 - Fresh Transfer #1 one 5dt; BFP 1/25/2018; EDD 10/7/2018; MMC at 8w3d; D&C 3/6/2018
    May 16 2018 - FET #1 one 5dt; BFP with 4 betas (6.5, 24.3, 165.5, 2250) - EDD 2/1/2019; MMC at 6w; D&C 6/20/18
    Sept 17 2018 - FET #2 one 5dt; BFP 38.9 7dpt, 167 9dpt - EDD 6/5/2019  
    (3 untested embryos remain)


    mbradfo2mrsyng
  • PIO - the gift that keeps on giving ~
    ~~ Our Story in Spoiler! TW loss/child~~
    Fall 2012 -- started TTC
    Summer 2015 - no BFP yet, labs normal, referred to RE
    Fall 2015 - Summer 2016 - Further testing all normal. 3 IUI's -- BFN. Recommended move to IVF. Planned cycle for fall 2016.
    September 2016 - Surprise natural BFP. MMC @ 8 weeks. RE expressed confidence that we just needed the 'right' embryo.
    Fall 2016 - Spring 2017 -- Break from TTC
    June 2017 - Started IVF; egg retrieval for freeze all cycle. 9 mature eggs retrieved, 5 fertilized. 2 4BB embies on ice.
    August 2017 - FET transfer both embies. BFP.  Twin pregnancy confirmed by ultrasound. EDD 4/28/18
    September 2017 - Twin B stopped developing; Twin A doing perfectly! Graduated from RE @ 10 weeks
    March 2018 - Baby Girl born via C/S due to pre-eclampsia -- strong and healthy!


    mrsyngnorthbeach3more14
  • @justharrison i'm so sorry, i was hoping to get a good news from you today. so are you gonna have another beta, to see if by any chance number will go up? what did they tell you? again very sorry and still have my FX for you for miracle to happen
    @J1006 very exciting for you that you're getting a faint line, ya show us please! we love seeing pictures!
    @northbeach3 glad that you started your PIO and you're having fun with that lol and @mbradfo2 i love it PIO the gift that keeps on giving! ;)
    northbeach3
  • We have been Ttc for almost 2 years. FInally went to the fertility clinic. Found out I have a blocked tube and DH has very low sperm. So grateful for IVF as a possible solution. Started hormones 7 days ago and trying not to stress too much between work and injections. I hope
    mbradfo2mrsyng
  • Definitely just my eyes playing tricks yesterday.  BFN this morning and I’m 8dpt.  But hey, I got to jab myself in the butt with PIO this morning :) 

    sorry you didn’t get a better beta @justharrison. IF sucks. 
    Me: 29  DH:29
    Married: 10/6/2012
    TTC #1 since May 2013
    April 2017 - IUI #1- letrozole, Pregnyl - BFN
    May 2017 - IUI #2- letrozole, Pregnyl - BFN
    June 2017 - IUI #3- letrozole, Pregnyl- BFN
    July 2017 - IUI #4- letrozole, Pregnyl- BFN

    September 2017 - IVF Consult
    January 2018 - IVF - 2 Frozen Embryos
    March 2018 - FET #1
    April 2018  FET #1 - BFP! - ended in CP
    Sept 2018 - FET #2


  • Oh no @j1006. I’m sorry to hear it’s coming up blank. How are you managing? Have you told dh?
    me: 37 dh: 42; TTC since Jan 2016
    dx: PCOS, low progesterone; 2 MMC
    Sept FET 2018 Spreadsheet
    3 failed IUIs (clomid + ovidrel), unresponsive to femara
    Jan 2 2018 - 1st IVF cycle - 9 retrieved, 7 mature/fertilized, 1 5d transfer + 5 untested snowbabies
    Jan 19 2018 - Fresh Transfer #1 one 5dt; BFP 1/25/2018; EDD 10/7/2018; MMC at 8w3d; D&C 3/6/2018
    May 16 2018 - FET #1 one 5dt; BFP with 4 betas (6.5, 24.3, 165.5, 2250) - EDD 2/1/2019; MMC at 6w; D&C 6/20/18
    Sept 17 2018 - FET #2 one 5dt; BFP 38.9 7dpt, 167 9dpt - EDD 6/5/2019  
    (3 untested embryos remain)


  • justharrisonjustharrison
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    edited September 2018
    Sorry i just dropped off for a few. I needed a good cry and junk food.
    @chamomile-2 i was 9dp5dt yesterday. They are pretty sure but are having come back sunday to check my levels one last time.
    @mrsyng me too but ive been down this same exact road 5 other times so i know better than to get my hopes up.
    @babydust2507 yes i will go back on sunday for a final check. They said there was a very slim chance that things could turn itself around (they said there have been studies done that show male embryos are slow to get going & FET are slow to get going as well.
    @northbeach3 I have a whole ritual for PIO to combat the lumps and soreness but i feel like after 2 weeks nothing really helps. 
  • @justharrison I think for 9dpt that that isn’t that bad.  It would make it about 75 on 10dpt.

    check here

    www.betabase.info
    Pregnancy TickerAbout me: *TW*

    Me: 34, DH: 38                                                                                                                                                                                
    TTC #1 June of 2014  9/14 BFP, baby boy EDD 5/18/15. Elias (Eli) born 5/13/15 7lb0oz, 19 inches.                                      
    Surprise BFP 10/15, live ectopic, lost ruptured tube on 11/5/15 at 8 weeks                                                                              
    Started TTC #2 2/16                                                                                                                                                                   
    HSG 1/18 after no BFPs- diagnosed w/ tubal infertility and referred to RE                                                                     
    3/28/18 remaining tube removed                                                                                                                                              
    IVF 5/18: 15 retrieved, 11 fertilized, 8 blasts -- (3) 4aa, (2) 5aa (2) 4ba frozen -- fresh transfer of 1 day-5 4aa blast, BFP, EDD 2/4/19

  • @J1006 aw man I know being 8dpt with a neg dwindles that hope of a BFP but just maybe this morning the hpt test was a fluke! I’m really hoping more of us get better new this month!! I’ll be keeping both you & @justharrison in my thoughts!!! Fx!

    Me 32, DH 35 ttc #1 since 2015

    6 tries with IUI - combination of clomid, letrazole, gonal-f, ovidrel started 11/2016

    -2 cancelled, 1 resulted in a BFP in 2/2017 with MC 5.5wks, last IUI 6/2017

    IVF 3/2018: 23 retrieved, 21 mature, 17 fertilized, 11 frosties (7-5day; 4-6day)

    FET #1 5/2018 - 2 embabies MC @7.5 wks

    FET #2 9/10/18 BFP


    justharrison
  • @mayflower513 im trying to be slightly optimistic. My lines are continuing to get darker 



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