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I'm so excited. I'm already trying to figure out what "protocol" I'm going to use. LOL.

Debating doing fertilitea... not sure about it.. it worked last summer. Thinking I might go buy some stevia and make it into Sweet tea (which I don't like either, but it's more convenient).
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Yaaaaaaaaaaay! I'm so happy to read this!
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had a major headache come on fast and hard (bad enough that at one point Lora said "does your head hurt.. you suddenly have that glazed over look that only comes with pain or drug use."). Today (wednesday) is 10dpo. I'm hoping this means AF is going to show her ugly face a day or so early. I just hope I don't O too early!

I have decided to take the vitex again in the form of tea. I'm excited, and nervous. I think I might also order a tube of the progesterone cream that week JUST to be sure I'd like my bases all nice and covered!!!!
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Thats GREAT news! Yay for ttc in July!
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Hmm... looks like I had a touch of a sunburn last night, which could have triggered the headache. ick. I actually hope AF shows Saturday... which will make the timing for the first week of July perfect.

Ordered Nola's fountain and scratch post and sent it to Lora's house. One will get here for this weekend, the other next week. When I go away Lora will stop in and check Nola's fountain every other day or two (she has to come over to this side of town anyway) to make sure she has water (and food). After my first trip down there I "might" invest in one of those timed food feeders... I suspect nola will gain 2lbs the first week of July.
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Nope, spotting today. Hoping AF can hold off until at least tomorrow. If not it could throw off my ttc plans! LOL. If she shows before tomorrow night (which I'm sure she will by how I'm feeling) Nola has a vet appointment on the 26th.. I really don't want to leave her alone for at least 24 hours.. so that'd leave me with going down Thursday evening (Dh doesn't get off work until 7), and coming back Sunday when ever I crawl out of bed.. and repeating on Tuesday. Just to make sure in case I would O early, that I would have some swimmers already on scene

Poor man doesn't care what I do. It costs $20 for me to go down and back as long as I don't do a lot of random driving while I'm there. That's chump change since it cost $100-$120 before. He just wants to make sure he sees me every week.


So right now it looks like I'll go down Saturday, get a key to his room, wash his dirty clothes, spend that night with him, and come back Sunday night (I'll have dinner with him then leave). Then I'll be home Monday - Thursday or Friday.. then go back down until Sunday night, come home..... You know, it's a REALLY good thing I like to drive.

I wonder if I can talk him into letting me buy my new phone now rather than later....

But now I'm not sure when to schedule Nola's spay.. I NEED to apartment hunt, and she NEEDS to be done before we move. It's $10 a night for her to go down there... I guess I could take her with me after her surgery (not right after, I'd give her a day or two to rest up, maybe see if the vet can give me something to cover her abdomen when she can't wear her collar. I can't harness her so she'll have to be in the pet carrier, maybe I'll buy a slightly bigger one and buy her a small "for the car" travel bed to fit in it. And then drug her so she sleeps for the 2 hours. Or take her harness and see what the vet thinks, and if he's ok with it I'll just put her in the car like before, with her cone.

At least I can just jump in the car and go when ever I please. That makes things so much better.
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Well she didn't show yesterday.. but she's coming... I know she is because I feel like I've been beaten. Dear God... I can't stretch, or cough with out feeling like I'm being punched in the uterus.
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You can't leave Nola by herself in the apartment? You are worried she will tear up the place?

I'm so happy that your husband is going to be living closer by.

And I hope AF goes easy on you this month.
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sorry AF is always so hard on you!!

It is so great how close your DH is now!!!! Good luck on the apartment hunt!
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You can't leave Nola by herself in the apartment? You are worried she will tear up the place?

I'm so happy that your husband is going to be living closer by.

And I hope AF goes easy on you this month.
She's staying home alone this time. But if I'm gone more than a day or two Lora will check in and make sure the fountain is still working, and that she has food (and I can put down less food when I go if I know she's being checked on and fed that way she won't eat 2 full cups of food in a single day - 2 cups = 4 days for her). But next week she's getting shots, and needs to be watched for 24-48 hours. And if I get her spayed, I can't leave her alone. Woody said that we'd just pay the $10 a night for her and she could camp out in the hotel room with us. After a week or so she'd be fine to stay home alone, but not until she's done some good healing.


still no AF... I'm about to go pee to see if she's going to show her face. I feel bloated and awful. *whine* We want to go swimming, so I need to know if she's here or not since I'm already having cramps so bad I can't fathom a tampon.
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Still no AF. And no visible spotting this morning. Seriously if it wasn't absolutely impossible to be pregnant I'd be getting excited by now. LOL.

I was originally going to start the fertilitea on CD5, but I've decided I will start it today and I'll brew up two 16 oz servings and put them in the fridge to take with me tomorrow (I'll be back in time to just brew at home on Monday). I figure I'll give myself as much of a boost as possible.

Before, I only drank one 8oz glass of fertilitea and saw amazing results. I am risking sabotaging my chances this cycle by taking fertilitea, and I know it. I am doing two 8oz glasses this time, no sugar, no artificial sweeteners, just Stevia. I'll be taking ALL my supplements starting.. as soon as I get them in the pill container lol.

Since AF hasn't arrived it's still a guessing game on what to expect for the cycle. If I can convince DH into some morning sex we won't miss a single day from CD7/8 forward. My current worry is if I don't O on time, I won't be able to stay past July 6th. Fertilitea has always made me O early, unlike the soy which made me O late. Maybe, just maybe, this will be my cycle.
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Stoopid AF messing you around. Why cant our bodies just do as they';re told once in a while!
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I mean... I've had an 11/12 day LP for the last 2 cycles. I'm pretty sure she's here today... or will be by midnight anyway. So this isn't unusual.. but I was so sure when I spotted AND had the headache she was coming. Obviously the headache was from the slight sunburn, and the spotting was just my body telling me "ok, you aren't pregnant.. let's play the 'when do you need a pad' game!"
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OK.. this contains a lil bit of TMI stuff.


I suck. About 2 weeks ago when I pulled my foot working out, I kinda gave up with my weight loss. I didn't gain.. I yo yo'd between 217 and 220. Considering one week I ate two large pizzas myself... I was shocked.

I've been battling some constipation for two weeks now. NOTHING works. I've tried everything from stool softeners, to lube, to Mc Donalds. Well I decided 4 days ago when the scale crept back up to 220.5 to at least start the raspberry ketones. And well... obviously they help to keep you regular because I have shed multiple pounds today alone... even more since I updated the weight loss thread on the main board earlier.

Tuesday = 220.5
Wednesdy= 219
Thursday = 218
Friday= 215.8!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


This weeks goal was 216. I didn't think I'd meet it, let alone exceed it. I'm going to be eating a lot of take out and such for the next 4 weeks, but I need to somehow keep losing weight. I NEED to see 210 on the scale before I test on the 14th. 210 is 1lb away from the 10% of my Body weight I NEEDED before I got pregnant. I would be perfectly happy with that.. because it means if I do things right I should NOT exceed my starting weight back in April. I can live with being that big, because I've been there.

And if this is not our cycle, then it's on to next cycle which means I should see 202 on the scale on my next testing date

And if that's not our cycle I should see 194 on the next testing date.

And if that's not our cycle, I'll O JUST before our 2nd anniversary The goal for that testing date is 186

And if that's not our cycle I will Ovulate on my 30th Birthday, or the day after. I guess if I'm not pregnant I'm not going home for my birthday The goal there is 180lbs


I'm sorry that I keep repeating everything over and over. But it really helps me sick with it, and remember it. I have my weight written down on my calendar. Both my actual and my goal. Every two weeks is a number that's 4lbs lower than the prior two weeks. I just finished Marking September to December out in goals. If we do not obtain a pregnancy by the end of 2014 AND I continue to meet my goals... when I do my weigh in on New Years day, I should see 160lbs. At that point I would be smaller than I was when I came to the US in April 2011.


Side note, I totally need a little day planner thing so I can keep track of all of this stuff in a place that's not on the wall. LOL
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Repeat away!! I totally know how you feel it really helps me keep up with everything too and helps me feel more accountable. I love my little day planner. In the calendar section I write all my goals in red and all my actual in green and I love to see when they match up.

So did AF show??
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I can never keep multi color pens around... I move or lose them so much that I circle the actual and don't circle the goals. LOL.

Yes AF showed Saturday morning before I left to drive down to see DH.. so he didn't get any Nookie all weekend. I felt bad, but I'm in a crazy amount of pain down there right now. Thankfully he was tired and was ok to wait until I come down at the end of the week.

215.4 is what just greeted me on the scale that's a full 17lbs lost. 5.2 more to go before I test. Testing date is now the 15th of July. I can do eeet!

Or I hope I can... I'll be down with DH, eating lots of take out. I need to figure out if canned pastas are better than take out.... There isn't any room for me to keep any food in his little fridge, so I can't even buy a bag of Salad to keep in there and eat! ugh. I can do it, I will walk 5 miles a dang day if I have to! LOL.

AF is kicking my butt... I'm so over this crap. lol.
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way to go!!!!! You can totally get 5.2 by July 15th

Being away from home is the hardest to eat healthy. I am so terrible at it so if you figure out some good tricks let us know!
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He's talking about having me go buy a Mini-Fridge to put in the room, a larger one. There's one he's been wanting for at home use (drinks in the living room.. lazy man ) so I may to get that.

I sent out an email about a house down there last night, they emailed me back. Hoping Woody can go see it Wednesday night!!!! If he likes it then I'll do the background checks and hopefully we can snag it. they're even willing to do a flexible lease, AND take a pet (I haven't said about one yet, since this apt doesn't know and if they ask this apt about pet damage... you get where I'm going). This place has its own washer and dryer... and a garage. So that makes it near perfect. I don't care what it costs.. gimmie!!!!!!

But now I have so much to do. Sadly I will start with plunking my butt down on the couch and trying to finish the baby shower gift. It NEEDS to be washed, dried and in the mail by tomorrow.. and then I'm going to pay a small fortune to get it there by Friday. I am seriously considering packing up what is ready and running to the post office today, at least get part of it there.
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I hope so too.. but I won't hold my breath. I can't get there until Friday evening... likely will be too late


Nola's vet trip is in the morning. 8am... she's gonna be one cranky kitty! I just hope she doesn't bite the vet... what am I saying.. she bites her self, she's GOING to bite the vet. LOL.
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