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  #21  
June 23rd, 2011, 02:13 PM
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Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 3
Name: Sara

Age: 34

Where do you live?: North Texas

What's DH/SO's name?: DH!

DH/SO's age: 37

How long have you been together?: Together 16 yrs, married 13 yrs

How long have you been TTC?: NTNP for 7 yrs, TTC 1 1/2 yrs.

Do you or DH currently have any children? (Separate or together): DH has a 19 yo DD

What's your favorite color?: Blue

What color is your hair?: Dark Blonde

Is your hair long or short?: Long

Is your hair straight, curly, or what?: Wavy

What color are your eyes?: Blue

Whats your favorite food?: Mexican or pasta
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  #22  
June 23rd, 2011, 02:22 PM
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Posts: 16,621
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Name: Samantha

Age: 40

Where do you live?: Missouri

What's DH/SO's name?: Jim

DH/SO's age: 41

How long have you been together?: This time around since May 2007, married since April 2008

How long have you been TTC?: #1 was around 15 months, this time it's been a year so far.

Do you or DH currently have any children? (Separate or together): Our rainbow/ma baby DS born in January 2010.

What's your favorite color?: Green

What color is your hair?: reddish

Is your hair long or short?: shoulder length

Is your hair straight, curly, or what?: straight as a freaking board.

What color are your eyes?: blue

Whats your favorite food?: anything Mexican.
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  #23  
July 18th, 2011, 06:30 AM
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Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Defiance, OH
Posts: 9
Name: Melissa Sue

Age: 26

Where do you live?: Northwest Ohio

What's DH/SO's name?: John

DH/SO's age: 30

How long have you been together?: We've been together 3 yrs and been married for 1 yr

How long have you been TTC?: exactly 1 yr to the day today

Do you or DH currently have any children? (Separate or together): No, just our dog

What's your favorite color?: any bright color I love them all

What color is your hair?: reddish brown

Is your hair long or short?: medium short

Is your hair straight, curly, or what?: straight

What color are your eyes?: green

Whats your favorite food?: chinese garlic broccoli and chicken... yum!!
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  #24  
July 18th, 2011, 06:40 AM
MandyEllen's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 1,454
Name: Mandy Ellen

Age: 32

Where do you live?: New Jersey

What's DH/SO's name?: Matthew

DH/SO's age: 35

How long have you been together?: 7 years

How long have you been TTC?: 16 cycles

Do you or DH currently have any children? (Separate or together): Nope

What's your favorite color?: RED

What color is your hair?: Auburn...brown with reddish highlights (it's my natural color)

Is your hair long or short?: shoulder length

Is your hair straight, curly, or what?: straight as an arrow

What color are your eyes: Brown

Whats your favorite food?: cheeseburger with french fries
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Mandy (34)
6/29/13 - transferred 2 embryos
7/10/13 - 14 dpo beta=300
7/12/13 - 16 dpo beta=825
7/19/13 - 23 dpo beta=18,870
7/26/13 - 30 dpo beta=72,091


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  #25  
July 23rd, 2011, 05:36 PM
TTC #1 with PCOS
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Urbana, OH
Posts: 47
Name: Jaime

Age: 23 (24 in a month)

Where do you live?: Southwest Ohio

What's DH/SO's name?: Eric

DH/SO's age: 30

How long have you been together?: 5 years total, 1 year married

How long have you been TTC?: almost 1 year

Do you or DH currently have any children? (Separate or together): No

What's your favorite color?: green

What color is your hair?: burgundy (naturally a really dark brown)

Is your hair long or short?: short (recently chopped off 5 inches)

Is your hair straight, curly, or what?: straight as a board

What color are your eyes?: blue

Whats your favorite food?: homemade chicken strips and cheesy potato casserole
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11/2010 (cycle#3) put on prometrium to get AF
03/17/11 (Cycle #8) Clomid 50 mg days 5-9 #1
5/3/11 (day 22)-bloodwork--BFN but O'ed
5/17/11 (cycle #9) Clomid 50 mg days 6-10 #2(fought with doc office...day late)
6/2/11 (day 22)- bloodwork 12.7
6/10/11- BFN!
6/13/11-AF arrives (no prometruim tho )
6/17/11(day 5)-Clomid 50mg days 5-9 #3
7/3/11- No bloodwork. OB office screw up
7/12/11- No AF, 2 BPN.
8/1/11 Taking a break to work things out...

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  #26  
July 23rd, 2011, 07:42 PM
aogilvie's Avatar Super Mommy
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 601
Name: Ana

Age: 31

Where do you live?: Williamsburg, Virginia

What's DH/SO's name?: David

DH/SO's age: 31

How long have you been together?: 11 years

How long have you been TTC?: Almost 3 years

Do you or DH currently have any children? (Separate or together): Nope

What's your favorite color?: Orange

What color is your hair?: Pretty much a light brown - used to be blonde

Is your hair long or short?: Its long now, but need to cut it shoulder length again

Is your hair straight, curly, or what?: Very straight

What color are your eyes?: Blue

Whats your favorite food?: Anything spicy - Mexican, Indian, Thai - tasty, I like tasty
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Ana-31 DH-32
TTC #1 with Endometriosis & Antiphospholipid Syndrome since December 2008
Dec 2008 - April 2010 #17 Natural cycles
May 2010 - IUI + clomid 50mg BFN
June 2010 - IUI + clomid 50mg BFN
July 2010 - IUI + clomid 100mg BFN
Sept/OC 2010 - IVF #1 (1 embryo transfered; none to freeze) BFP!!!
Oct 25 2010 - First ultrasound at 6.5 weeks TWO HEARTBEATS!!! The embryo split; we're having identical twins!!!
Nov 30 2010 - Ultrasound at 11 weeks; no heartbeats & no growth past 9 weeks
Dec 2 - D&C#1
Dec 7 2010 - D&C#2
Dec 22 2010 through current - Weekly acupuncture treatment
May/June 2011 - IVF#2 with acupuncture (1 embryo transferred; 4 embies on ice!!!) BFP!!!
June 29 2011 - First ultrasound at 7.0 weeks. Everything looks great so far!

July 18, 2011 - Second ultrasound at 9.5 weeks. Baby is doing great!

Feb 10 2012 - Molly Eileen arrived at 7lbs 11oz and 19inches!!!
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  #27  
September 27th, 2011, 10:14 PM
Member
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 12
Hi everyone...Its been a while since Ive logged on here. DH and I are just in the process of getting started w/IUI. I have severe endo and lost a tube/ovary in 2009 to this terrible disease. Im wondering who has helpful hints or words of wisdom for me. I have a lot of emotions about all this
Name: Nicole

Age: 32

Where do you live?: Syracuse, NY

What's DH/SO's name?: James

DH/SO's age: 29

How long have you been together?: 6 1/2 years

How long have you been TTC?: 4

Do you or DH currently have any children? (Separate or together): No

What's your favorite color?: Green

What color is your hair?: Brown

Is your hair long or short?: Medium length

Is your hair straight, curly, or what?: Straight

What color are your eyes?: Hazel

Whats your favorite food?: Mexican or Italian
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  #28  
September 28th, 2011, 08:41 PM
Member
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 27
Name: APRIL

Age: 29

Where do you live?: NORTHWEST ALABAMA

What's DH/SO's name?: WESLEY

DH/SO's age: 28

How long have you been together?: TOGETHER 4 YEARS, MARRIED 1

How long have you been TTC?: 8M

Do you or DH currently have any children? (Separate or together): I HAVE 2, DS 12YRS, DD 6YRS

What's your favorite color?: AQUA

What color is your hair?: BLONDE

Is your hair long or short?: LONG

Is your hair straight, curly, or what?: STRAIGHT

What color are your eyes?: BLUE

Whats your favorite food?: MEAT...STEAK, RIBS, CHICKEN!!!
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  #29  
September 28th, 2011, 09:05 PM
Luvgreen19's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Chicago Suburbs
Posts: 1,695
Name: Lisa

Age: 29

Where do you live?: Suburbs of Chicago

What's DH/SO's name?: Tim

DH/SO's age: 30 soon to be 31

How long have you been together?: 8 years, married 5 years

How long have you been TTC?: we TTC our DS for 12 months, WTTC #2 till next summer

Do you or DH currently have any children? (Separate or together): DS age 13 months

What's your favorite color?: Green (I hope that's not a shock to anyone haha)

What color is your hair?: reddish brown

Is your hair long or short?: short

Is your hair straight, curly, or what?: curly

What color are your eyes?: blue

Whats your favorite food?: Mexican, Pizza, Sushi!
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Our TTC journey:
Months of testing & Clomid cycles ending with Clomid 150mg+trigger+IUI= in December 2009!
DS born August 29th, 2010 in a drug free natural whirlwind of a labor!
Round 2- 2013
Two failed Clomid cycles in May-June of 2013 followed by35 days of Follistim at gradually building levels + trigger+IUI= in August 2013!
It's a boy! DS#2 due April 28th, 2014!
Born via planned C-section April 22nd,2014 due to being breech






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  #30  
October 6th, 2011, 12:17 AM
captbabs's Avatar Arrgghh we be knocked up!
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Orlando
Posts: 262
Name: Anna

Age: 26

Where do you live?: Orlando, FL

What's DH/SO's name?: David

DH/SO's age: 32

How long have you been together?: married 5, together 7

How long have you been TTC?: 15 months now

Do you or DH currently have any children? (Separate or together): Abigail who turned 5 in July.

What's your favorite color?: purple and teal

What color is your hair?: light brown

Is your hair long or short?: midlenth? It's almost to my bra strap.

Is your hair straight, curly, or what?: mostly straight with some waves

What color are your eyes?: blue

Whats your favorite food?: italian and chicken wings.....mmmmmm
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  #31  
October 10th, 2011, 01:55 PM
ccartanddesign's Avatar With Faith
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 997
Name: ccartanddesign

Age: 38

Where do you live?: Texas coast

What's DH/SO's name?:

DH/SO's age: 38

How long have you been together?: 9 years

How long have you been TTC?: 2.5 years

Do you or DH currently have any children? (Separate or together): none

What's your favorite color?: there are too many colors to narrow it down.

What color is your hair?: dark brown

Is your hair long or short?: long

Is your hair straight, curly, or what?: its curly but I straighten it daily with a combo of round brush, flat iron, prayer and strength training with my brush and hair dryer.

What color are your eyes?: brown

Whats your favorite food?: That's too hard too!
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Me-38 DH-38. TTC #1 since August 2009
2/2011 - IUI + Femara + HCG trigger and Progesterone injection BFN
3/2011 - IUI + Femara + HCG trigger and Progesterone injection
4/2011 - not doing IUI - DH out of town
5/2011 - IUI with Femara and HCG trigger. In hospital due to infection from IUI.
Took a break from all meds this summer.
9/2011: - Start with new RE - testing begins.
10/2011: - Hysteroscopy - determine tubes are blocked.
10/2011 : - Laparoscopy - clip blocked tubes, determine right ovary is adhered to pelvic wall, cut adhesions
11/24/2011: IVF cycle #1 begins. Start stims.
12/2/2011: End stims. HCG trigger.
12/4/2011: Egg Retrieval. 9 eggs, only 1 embryo.
12/7/2011: Transfer.
12/20/2011: IVF #1 failed.
1/16/2012: IVF #2 first scan
"Humanly speaking, it is impossible. But with God everything is possible." Matt. 19:26
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  #32  
November 7th, 2011, 12:38 PM
Newbie
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 2
Name: Sarah

Age: 31

Where do you live?: Germany

How long have you been together?: 5 years

How long have you been TTC?: +1 years

Do you or DH currently have any children? (Separate or together): none

What's your favorite color?: kiwi green

What color is your hair?: blonde (but not naturally)

Is your hair long or short?: medium

Is your hair straight, curly, or what?: straight, sometimes wavy

What color are your eyes?: hazel

Whats your favorite food?: cheeseburgers!
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  #33  
November 14th, 2011, 08:15 PM
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Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: NY
Posts: 6,083
Name: Amanda (I think I was also originally on the 2006 board)

Age: 31

Where do you live?: NY

What's DH/SO's name?: Dh is Dan

DH/SO's age:28

How long have you been together?: Been together 10 years, married for 7

How long have you been TTC?: The first time around, almost two years...this time we have been ntnp for about 6 months.

Do you or DH currently have any children? (Separate or together): We have one daughter named Alexandra who is 22 months (injection/iui baby)

What's your favorite color?: Pink

What color is your hair?: Brown

Is your hair long or short?: Long

Is your hair straight, curly, or what?: Straight-most of the time

What color are your eyes?: Hazel

Whats your favorite food?: That really depends on my mood. Pasta is a good bet, along with Chinese, Thai and Vietnamese. A good burger is always great too. All so healthy ;p
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  #34  
May 12th, 2012, 08:16 PM
Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 4,866
Name: Annie

Age: 31

Where do you live?: Outside of Toronto Ontario (Canada)

What's DH/SO's name?: Ivan

DH/SO's age: 31

How long have you been together?: 10+ years

How long have you been TTC?: 13th cycle this time.

Do you or DH currently have any children? (Separate or together): 1 DD (Alma, 2.5) conceived with MA as well.

What's your favorite color?: Purple

What color is your hair?: Auburn

Is your hair long or short?: Chin length bob. This varies depending on my mood that month though. I get bored with my hair easily!

Is your hair straight, curly, or what?: Wavy and non-compliant.

What color are your eyes?: Brown

Whats your favorite food?: Indian! I loves me some butter chicken.
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Me: Autoimmune (Hashimotos and Fibromyalgia), vitamin D and calcium deficiency. Treated with Synthroid, supplements, TCM and acupuncture.

DH: Severe MFI (low counts, low motility, poor morphology and high antibodies), likely caused by poor liver function. Treated with Clomid to increase total counts.

DD: Conceived after 1 year of TTC with progesterone to correct LPD (likely caused by undiagnosed thyroid dysfunction). Born Aug 2009 via c/s after an induction due to pre-e and HELLP.

TTC #2 since Oct10 with an early loss in Aug 2011. Post-wash counts are too low for IUI to be successful, so moving on to IVF/ICSI in May 2014!

IVF/ICSI #1 (May 2014): Estrogen priming and antagonist protocol, including acupuncture and prayer!
17/05/14 - Baseline looks good, start Gonal-F 225iu and Luveris 75iu
28/05/14 - 18 eggs retrieved, 14 mature
29/05/14 - 13 fertilized!!! All are looking great still on day 3, so we're going to blast!
02/06/14 - Transferred one 1BC blast, with 3 other blasts and 3 morulas to watch and freeze
03/06/14 - All embryos have arrested. None to freeze
09/06/14 - Faint BFP at home at 7dp5dt!!!!!
10/06/14 - Beta?
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  #35  
July 30th, 2012, 06:48 AM
Member
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 18
Hi Everyone

Name: Samantha

Age: 31

Where do you live?: Ohio

What's DH/SO's name?: Kevin

DH/SO's age: 33

How long have you been together?: officaly 13 years but started dating off and on in 1996

How long have you been TTC?: NTNP since 2000, agressivly trying 2 years

Do you or DH currently have any children? (Separate or together): Nope

What's your favorite color?: Purple

What color is your hair?: Dark Blonde/Light Brown

Is your hair long or short?: Medium. just past my shoulders

Is your hair straight, curly, or what?: mixture, a little curl to it.

What color are your eyes?: Blue

Whats your favorite food?: Chicken Cobb Salad
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  #36  
August 30th, 2012, 06:45 AM
Marieke's Avatar Mommy to an angel
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Canada
Posts: 4,420
Hi ladies! Happy to join you!

Name: Marie

Age: 27

Where do you live?: Quebec, Canada

What's DH/SO's name?: Nathan

DH/SO's age: 27

How long have you been together?: Together 6 1/2 years, married for 5

How long have you been TTC?: 4 years

Do you or DH currently have any children? (Separate or together): No

What's your favorite color?: Purple

What color is your hair?: Brown

Is your hair long or short?: Short

Is your hair straight, curly, or what?: Straight

What color are your eyes?: Greenish-brown

Whats your favorite food?: Sushi
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TTC since August 2008
6 IUIs:

IVF #1 (september 2012): 11 eggs, none fertilized, no transfer
IVF ICSI #1 (may 2013), 1 blastocyst: (m/c 7 weeks )
FET #1 (october 2013), 1 blastocyst:

IVF ICSI #2 (april 2014): 5 eggs, 4 fertilized, 2 bad quality embryos, no transfer
IVF ICSI #2.1 (coming soon)
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  #37  
September 18th, 2012, 02:21 PM
Jennyt13's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 2,584
Name: Jenny

Age: 35 (36 in October)

Where do you live?: Chicago Burbs

What's DH/SO's name?: Mike

DH/SO's age: 35

How long have you been together?: 12 years, 10 1/2 years married

How long have you been TTC?: total - 8 years or so, after DS - immediately (since January 2011)

Do you or DH currently have any children? (Separate or together): Yes, 1 son - 20 months, my miracle child!

What's your favorite color?: Blue

What color is your hair?: Blonde

Is your hair long or short?: Long

Is your hair straight, curly, or what?: Waivy/curly

What color are your eyes?: Blue grey

Whats your favorite food?: Sushi
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Michael Joseph Born 1/14/11 at 2:46pm
Baby Christian - born into heaven at 22 weeks gestation - 7/14/12

Starting IVF/PGD - September 2012
47 eggs retrieved (OUCH!)
38 eggs mature
26 eggs fertilized
10 embryos biopsied
3 embryos - 2 boys, 1 girl are waiting to be transferred - transferring 1 boy 1 girl on first FET!!!

2/12/13 - FET - Cancelled due to fluid in the uterus
2/20/13 - Hysteroscopy scheduled - 1 polyp removed.

4/10/13 - FET - 2 embies transferred as planned! 1 boy 1 girl!
4/22/13 - Trying to wait to test - Beta scheduled!! -
7/31/13 - FET - 1 embie transferred - 1 boy
8/7/13 - 7dp5dt - - but very light
8/9/13 - 9dp5dt - - no mistaking this one!
8/12/13 - 1st Beta scheduled - 64
8/14/13 - 2nd Beta scheduled - only 10
03/03/14 - FET #3 - 1 embie transferred - 1 girl
3/11/14 - FAINT BFP
3/13/14 - HCG only 20.2
3/17/14 - HCG rose to 151!!!
3/20/14 - HCG rose again - 630! Nurse was in shock!
3/27/14 - Ultrasound scheduled - HB Found! 6w1d 124bpm
4/3/14 - Second Ultrasound - Still doing well!
4/14/14 - First OB appointment - looking good!
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  #38  
September 20th, 2012, 03:53 PM
*Mrs.J.2011*'s Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 5,050
Name: Kaleigh

Age: 26

Where do you live?: Massachusetts

What's DH/SO's name?: Chris

DH/SO's age: 27 (28 next month)

How long have you been together?: 6 1/2 years

How long have you been TTC?: 4 1/2 years

Do you or DH currently have any children? (Separate or together): n/a

What's your favorite color?: pink

What color is your hair?: reddish brown

Is your hair long or short?: shoulder length

Is your hair straight, curly, or what?: kind of in between.

What color are your eyes?: gray/hazel

Whats your favorite food?: almost anything chinese (except things with seafood)
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  #39  
October 19th, 2012, 08:12 PM
Twin Mama
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: California
Posts: 2,230
Name: Brianna

Age: 25

Where do you live?: Tracy, CA

What's DH/SO's name?: Anthony

DH/SO's age: 26

How long have you been together?: Became friends in 2001, dating since 2006, married in 2011

How long have you been TTC?: 8 cycles

Do you or DH currently have any children? (Separate or together): No

What's your favorite color?: Purple

What color is your hair?: Brown, boring

Is your hair long or short?: Medium, trying to grow it out again after hacking it all off

Is your hair straight, curly, or what?: Straight

What color are your eyes?: Brown, still boring

Whats your favorite food?: Fettucini Alfredo!
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Star(woof) & Harley(meow)



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  #40  
October 20th, 2012, 04:11 PM
Kiam's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 1,951
Name: Kira

Age: 23

Where do you live?: Melbourne, Australia

What's DH/SO's name?: Matt

DH/SO's age: 27

How long have you been together?: Since 2009

How long have you been TTC?: Post endo surgery almost a year, 1 years prior NTNP

Do you or DH currently have any children? (Separate or together): No

What's your favorite color?: Green

What color is your hair?: Brown

Is your hair long or short?: Very long, at my hips

Is your hair straight, curly, or what?: Naturally curly, afro style, haha, but has been in dreads for the past 5 or so years

What color are your eyes?: Brown

Whats your favorite food?: It changes every now and then, but pasta has always been a constant
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