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waiting to: Get a follicle scan Friday morning
Plan this cycle: 100mg Clomid, Estradiol, trigger, 400mg progesterone, BFP!
Next appointment: Friday Jan. 6
Testing when: Depends on when I ovulate!
Favorite Book: Toughie, but I'm gonna go with "The Art of Racing in the Rain."
With us on earth for five short days, with us in our hearts forever.
(Thank you Natasha for this beautiful graphic of Andrew, and to the ladies of the Nov 10 PR who help me in carrying on his memory.)
Jan. 2009: Came off years of BCP and started TTC
March 2010: BFP -- finally!
Oct. 22, 2010: Drew is born, but has to stay in the NICU because of cord complications resulting in oxygen deprivation and brain problems =(
Oct. 27, 2010: I held him in my arms while Daddy, Grandma, Great-Uncle and I sang him to sleep =( Hardest thing I've ever done...
June 14, 2011: Drew's baby brother or sister waved hi to us with a BFP!
June 25, 2011: Natural miscarriage... Can we please catch a break here?
Nov. 2011: 100mg Clomid followed by 2mg Estrogen, Ovidrel trigger, and 200mg progesterone suppositories 2x/day 14 days. BFN.
Dec. 2011: 2nd medicated cycle. BFN.
Jan. 2012: Took a month off to breathe...
Feb. 2012: Same regimen of Clomid and other meds, add IUI. 2 eggs and 8.5 million swimmers. BFN.
March 2012: 75 IU Follistim CD 3-11, follie scan CD 8 showed 6 follies likely to mature. Triggered, IUI on CD 14, 4 million swimmers. BFN.
April 2012: 75 IU Follistim CD 3-10. Scan showed 2 mature follies, 2 almost certain to mature, and two not likely but possible. (All 6 evenly and perfectly spaced out between the left and the right.) Triggered, IUI CD 13 with 5 million swimmers. BFN.
May 2012: 75 IU Follistim starting CD 3. Waiting to O. Timed intercourse. Likely 5 follies to mature.
waiting to: Ovulate
Plan this cycle: BD every other day, use PreSeed
Next appointment: Jan 12th, cd21 blood draw
Testing when: If I go over 28 days?
Favorite Book: Any Anita Blake series book
Always missing my 3 angels. 2/9/06, 3/12/11, 5/22/12
waiting to: get off bcp and start injections
Plan this cycle: IVF
Next appointment: depends when dr. tells me to stop bcp and has me come in for bw & u/s
Testing when: ???
Favorite Book: I loved "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" series most recently. I mostly read trashy love stories, but I LOVE to read. I like the author Kristen Hannah too.
waiting to: Start another IVF cycle after AF arrives.
Plan this cycle: I am on bcp right now, waiting for AF then I will do my 2nd IVF cycle.
Next appointment: none yet
Favorite Book: I don't know how I can narrow it down to one favorite, but I am reading the Hunger Games trilogy right now and really enjoy it!
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
waiting to: AF
Plan this cycle: Acupuncture/Nutrition/Exercise to strengthen and balance my system
Next appointment: 18 January, might cancel
Testing when: not unless AF is missing
Favorite Book: ah, just one? I'm reading The Letters of EB White right now, and it's been such a delight. I'm nearing the end and I have this feeling of sadness, like when a good friend leaves after a nice visit.
CD: 31 (late and 2 BFN's)
waiting to: waiting for AF
Plan this cycle: waiting
Next appointment: n/a
Testing when: BFN on 12/31 & 1/1
Favorite Book: Hard to pick. I really like Sophie Kinsella's books.
~Tracey (42), mom to Reagan(born 08/07/11)
3 failed fresh IVFs, 1 failed FET
Surprise BFP in 12/10 after acupuncture & herbs!!
1 beautiful, perfect daughterl!
waiting to: technically test again, but i don't feel pregnant so assume cycle is a bust and so really waiting for AF to start
Plan this cycle: Only thing left to do is take the progesterone for next 8 days...i did my blood draw this AM so they could check my natural progesterone level
Next appointment: None scheduled currently...once AF starts will call b/c I think they want to do a CD2-3 u/s this next cycle.
Testing when: POAS degenerate that I am, I tested this morning at DPO8 (maybe, we're not precisely sure when I O'd) and it couldn't be more negative. I'll give it a couple of days, and keep testing every 2 days until AF shows. I feel like sulking and not testing at all - just wait for AF - but i'm fearful because if by some miracle i am pregnant I need to identify as quickly as possible b/c they won't start me on the Lovenox until i've confirmed via 2 blood draws with proper doubling.
Favorite Book: Waaaaay too hard to pick one...I love anything Neil Gaiman though
Remembered Forever with Love
10/13/2008 (@9w2d) 10/18/2011 (@8w5d) 2/12/2012 (@4w3d) 8/13/2012 (@10w3d)
Name: Barb CD: 20 waiting to: test next week!! Plan this cycle: Hopefully a BFP! DH deploys in 2 weeks, so its our last shot Next appointment: Appts pending what the HPT says next week Testing when: 1/11 or maybe Saturday if I'm too impatient! Favorite Book: I LOVED the Hunger Games!!
2007- 3 Miscarriages -all reasons unknown
07/11- miscarriage #4-
12/11- first cycle to try IUI w/BFP
03/12- miscarraige #5 at 12weeks
12/12- miscarriage #6 at 8 weeks