I am ecstatic! I went to test the water this morning and I can see the bottom of my pool. The filter had very little gunk on it, and the numbers look a lot better. The conversion stalled for sometime, I think that the turnaround was the addition of the 2 lbs of baking soda. These are the new numbers:
The water is still a little hazy (CC=1, i know) but beautiful. Should I bring it up to 15 one more time to clear up the CC's or leave it at 9.5 another couple of days??