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February 15th, 2012, 11:40 AM
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As some of you may know, I've been having a struggle trying to find a doctor. I'd like to get started on testing etc., (we're on cycle #8) but I was hitting a wall because I had no doctor.

BUT! I've come up with a good solution!

I heard about this Fertility Clinic that's in my area, but you have to have a referral from your doctor to get an appointment there. So I went into a walk-in clinic to beg the on-call doctor to give me one. And he did! So I'm booked in for March 28th at the Fertility Clinic. I also went to another walk-in clinic to get a requisition for blood work, so I went today and got CD 3 bloodwork taken. I wanted to get my requisition for 7 DPO blood work as well, but the doctor didn't give that to me, so I'm going to go to yet another walk-in clinic. Ha ha. So I'll have some basic blood work done before my visit on March 28th.

I'm excited!!! I was cranky about starting another cycle but now I'm feeling good about having a plan. I also got Evening Primrose Oil which I'm going to start tonight, and I've been religious about my Maca Root.

Oh, AND, DH is going in for a SA on March 9th! YAY!

Anyways, I just wanted to share
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February 15th, 2012, 12:01 PM
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yay! my CD3 bloodwork is tomorrow morning...KUP!!!
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February 15th, 2012, 12:04 PM
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on finding a way to skirt the system!!!
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February 15th, 2012, 12:17 PM
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Way to go Katie!!!! That is awesome to work around and get what you want Hopefully this will get you on the road to getting a BFP

(I also totally wish it was that fast to get into the Fertility Clinics here.. LOL!!)

KUP!!!
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February 15th, 2012, 12:32 PM
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Yay! I'm glad that you can finally get some answers! I'm a firm believer in doing whatever it takes (legally) to get some answers! KUP!
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February 15th, 2012, 01:31 PM
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So excited for you, Katie! Hope it leads to nothing but good things for you... and a baby in your arms.
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February 15th, 2012, 02:22 PM
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Very awesome! What a plan! Good luck with everything. KUP
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February 15th, 2012, 06:01 PM
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Yay!!! That is great news! KUP!
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February 15th, 2012, 06:14 PM
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I love your persistence! Yay for having a plan
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February 15th, 2012, 08:52 PM
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Nice job making things happen!
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February 16th, 2012, 05:41 AM
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Thanks so much ladies!

Michelle - I hope you don't have to wait much longer - did they give you an estimation on how long it might be?
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February 16th, 2012, 09:37 AM
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Yay!
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