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I'm just joining so here's a little about my story. I'm 26 and recently got married on December 31, 2010 to my wonderful husband. We've been together for 6 years and are hoping to have kids soon. One problem, I have PCOS! It was a long struggle to even get diagnosed with something because the doctors at the time thought I was just being lazy and not eating well. I argued with them for 2 full years because gaining almost 80lbs in one year is not acceptable and not normal. Needless to say I finally found a doctor that listened to me.
So here I am 4 years later and we want to try to conceive..... Currently my doctor has just put me on metformin and that has been fun trying to adjust. Hopefully we can get something to work, as I'm pretty anxious both about conceiving and about the struggles we will most like endure in the future. I look forward to all the support and different stories on JM.
I'm Maggie, 24, and husband is Rob, 25. We have been trying to conceive about 10 months and have, in that time, experienced 2 losses. We are currently on another round of Clomid and hoping for a STICKY bean this time. I think the PCOS has caused me to have a progesterone deficiency and has been the result of my losses.
I am glad you found us!!
Everyone here is super supportive and helpful and we really do build a major bond. Can't wait to see you apart of it!
We've got a great group of girls here...truly amazing, supportive and knowledgeable women! they have been my back bone for over a year, i'm pretty sure i wouldve lose my mind a while ago if it werent for them!!
PCOS is definitely not fun but i am glad to hear you found a doctor who listened to you and figured out what was wrong. i bet not knowing was extremely frustrating! at least you have that out of the way!
I'm Rita (24) and DH is Arthur (25) and we were ttc with pcos for over a year. we underwent numerous fertility treatment before i was approached with Ovarian Drilling Surgery as an option. I had that done in december, was put on metformin 1700mg a day and 3 months later, bam, we got our BFP!
i really hope that your ttc journey will not be too long or too stressful and you can have your baby soon !!
Welcome again, cant wait to get to know you better!
Welcome to the family.. lol.. I'm Jen, 26 and my SO is Matt. We just started TTC #1 and this is our 3rd cycle. We're actually waiting to go on the med route until the fall. The ladies here are amazing!! Sounds like you're having some side effects with the Metformin. I had a horrible time with it a few years ago.. so I don't think I will be trying it again! I hope your time here is short and sweet!
Hi Lindsay! Welcome to the board The best thing about this board is finding caring, supportive women who know exactly what you are going through. Infertility can be a long, lonely journey, and I don't know what I'd do without these girls!
I'm Amie (29) and DH and I tried to conceive for 19 months with two losses before my most bfp. We've had a lot of bfp's around here lately, so I hope the baby dust goes your way!
Thank you everyone for the comments! I've adjusted finally to my metformin and have a doctors appointment in another month so hopefully we will get things rolling withe the fertility drugs. I'm worried about giong on chlomid though. My doctor said alot of people with PCOS have had a rough time with it. What are your ladies experiences?