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October 18th, 2012, 09:54 AM
mrsEuphoria1's Avatar Veteran
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Figured I'd offer an official hello Iíve been a lurker for a while and recently posted a few times on the ďAm I pregnantĒ forum as the DH & I just started TTC last month half-way through my cycle and I had my first ďOMG MY PERIOD IS 2 days lateÖĒ scare which turned out to be my body just stressing out etc. So here I am on month 2 (But my real first attempt since last time was a few DPO)

A little bit about myself, Iím a professional student who also works fulltime and is looking forward to adding another fulltime bundle of joy to my plate soon hopefully! The DH is a few years older than me (Heís 35 and Iím 28) so heís fully on board and has been pushing the baby thing for a while surprisingly So far Iíve set a few rules for myself though since I did have my first ďPERIOD IS LATE *** IS WRONG WITH MEĒ moment. Iíve decided that after that first month of buying 3 pregnancy tests and getting BFN and feeling somewhat like a failure of a woman, I will not test every attempt until I am at least 1 week late. This is so I can hopefully avoid future heartbreak as I realize chances are this process could easily take 6+ months. Secondly, while we are planning and trying, I donít want to partake in the OPK stuff so I won't be posting any of that etc. Reason being, I have enough stress in my life already and donít want to drive myself mad. Instead weíll just be actively trying 3+ times before/around/after O. I'll definitely keep you guys updated though and post BFPs eventually (even if I end up in the boat with the longtime tryers around here)

As part of my official hello though I did also want to reach out and say thanks to the wonderful SUPPORTIVE responses I got last month while I was panicking! I really really appreciate the fact that such a place exists where women can come together and talk about things openly and be respected to such a high degree from one-another I look forward to sharing my experience and reading about everyone elseís!

~Thanks again, Chris
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October 18th, 2012, 10:03 AM
kbpeanut's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
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Welcome Chris! You will find this board a wonderful support system, for whatever your TTC journey looks like and wherever it takes you. Thanks for introducing yourself!
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October 18th, 2012, 10:40 AM
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Hi Chris, I'm Jen (26) and DF is Rob (26) i'm the co-host of the board! welcome! thanks for the introduction. We're just starting cycle #16 and have been around a while.

This board is a great place to vent / stress and generally ask questions about TTC. everyone's journey is different and we have alot of ladies here who are very knowledgeable and so amazingly supportive!

I hope your stay here is short and sweet but I look forward to getting to know you in the meantime

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October 18th, 2012, 11:15 AM
Nicholle ttc's Avatar TTC our first!
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Hi Chris,

I'm Nicholle (33) and DH, Bob (36) have been trying for over a year. We just started cycle #15. Like Karin and Jen said, the board has a really great group of supportive women! Hopefully your stay is short and sweet, but if not, we'll be here for you! GL and KUP!
TTCing since August 2011
Me (33)-LP on the short side, but no other abnormalities
DH (37)-slightly subfertile morphology and motility

Natural cycles-August 2011-July 2012
August 2012-October 2012 clomid and progesterone
November 2012-IUI
December 2012, cysts from IUI, on bcp

January 2013-February 2013, long protocol IVF
15 eggs retrieved, 11 mature, 7 fertilized with ICSI
All 7 made it to 5 day transfer, 2 were transferred
Only 1 frozen snowbaby
1st IVF

May 10, 2013, lap sx, Stage 1 endo

June 2013 - MA Round 2
Femara + hcg shot
IUI # 2

FET tentatively scheduled for 10/31/13

Have never seen a bfp.

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October 18th, 2012, 11:18 AM
mrsEuphoria1's Avatar Veteran
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Thanks everyone I'll be around for however long this journey takes! Hopefully I'll end up half as knowledgeable as you all!
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October 18th, 2012, 07:23 PM
IndyMommyWannabe's Avatar Always Hoping & Praying
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and ! You will find only the MOST awesome women here on this board!!!!!!!!!!

good luck and hope your stay is short and sweet!
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TTC since March 2010 (too darn long) - 4 years, 2 months and counting... / Severe MFI / Stage 1 Endometriosis

IVF=ONLY option

October 2012 = Fresh IVF #1 - retrieved 8, 6 fertilized. Transfer 2. Fail.March 2013 = Frozen #1 - Transfer 2 of 4 left. Fail.
February 2014 = Frozen #2 - Transfer remaining 2 - IMPLANTATION!
8 weeks, D&C - blighted ovum - Triploidy

July 2014 = Fresh IVF #2!

"Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us!"

Come visit my blog/journal to learn more about our journey - Our Adventure through Infertility
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October 19th, 2012, 06:54 AM
KatieKat's Avatar TTC #1
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Welcome to the board !

I'm Katie and DH and I have been TTC #1 for a while (14 months). I think it's good that you already realize the process could take a little bit longer than you first expected (I was completely oblivious to this when I started TTC). It'll help take the pressure off each month I think. That being said, I hope you get your BFP nice and quickly and don't have to ever worry about OPKs or anything like that!! Best of luck and feel free to ask any questions you might have

~thanks to Jaidynsmum for my perfect siggy!~

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October 19th, 2012, 04:00 PM
denalibear's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
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Welcome to the board...

I'm Stef DH and I have been TTC for a while. the ladies here are amazing I don't know what I would have done without JM.

I hope your stay here is short and sweet.
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October 21st, 2012, 08:11 AM
soul_donut's Avatar Melissa
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Hey Chris, welcome. I think it's a good idea not to test until your period is late, but it takes some self control! I don't have it I don't buy junk food because I'll eat it, and when I have HPTs I test! Even mid month! It's crazed Hopefully your logical posts help me restrain myself.

If everything works out as planned, will you still be in school when the baby comes?
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