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September 24th, 2007, 08:39 PM
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Well, I just thought that I would reintroduce myself here. I used to be on here a lot and then took a break. I have been ttc for 33 months. I took Clomid for a total of 8 months and no pregnancy. I moved out of town and then back to where I started during those months. When I moved back to where I live now in the Memphis area, my doctor referred me to a fertility specialist. My first month there we tried Clomid with an IUI. For the first time on Clomid I didn't even ovulate. I was devastated! The next month, my ovaries were full of cysts (I have PCOS) and I was told that my numbers looked like my ovarian reserve was in failure. They also told me that it could possibly just be all of the cysts, but that I needed to go back on bc to see if the cysts would go away. I have over 15 cysts between the two ovaries. The following month I only had 1 cyst left. My dr recommended that I do Gonal-f injections with an hcg shot and then IUI. During my first ultra sound I have 5 good follicles. By the time I did my hcg I had 8 follicles over the size of 18. I am so happy to say that I am now 5 weeks pregnant! I honestly cannot believe it!

I've taken so many tests over the last 33 months that I honestly couldn't believe it. I woke up last Sunday morning at 4:00 am and decided just to take it and get it over with. It popped up Pregnant within a minute! I didn't know what to do. I had dreamed a million times about how I would tell dh. Instead, I ran in the bedroom at 4:00am and told him to get up that I had taken a test and it said Pregnant! I said you've got to come see this! I left it out on the counter on display until the screen went out the next day... Then I took another one!

I go for my first ultrasound next week and can't wait to see how many babies are in there. My dr made sure that I was aware that with all of those follicles meant the possibility for multiples! I surely wasn't going to miss the opportunity to get pregnant then! I feel huge already, but feel great!

I know this was long, but I hope that I can give some of you a little hope. There have been a lot of bfp's this month and please let that be a ray of hope for you!


Me - 31
DH - 29
DSS - 6</span>

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September 24th, 2007, 09:14 PM
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that is AWESOME!!!! Congrats sweetie!!!! Im so excited for you and youre miracle!!! Have a happy and healthy 9 months! OH! And i wanna know how many are in there, so be sure to update us from time to time
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September 24th, 2007, 10:17 PM
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How exciting!! Congratulations to you

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September 25th, 2007, 07:32 AM
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September 25th, 2007, 07:53 AM
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That's amazing.Congratulations
Me=32 (Anovulatory Cycles,High FSH)

TTC #1 since Feb 2006
Apr 06 - m/c. Aug 06 to Jan 06 - TTC naturally.
Feb 07 to Nov 07 - 5 unsuccessful IUI's with injectibles,1 ectopic,1 Laproscopy.Lost left tube

Jan 08 IVF # 1 - Ovulated Early. Converted to IUI -BFN
Mar 08 IVF # 2 - BFN

New RE:
May 08 - Clomid and IUI- BFP
Thank you Jesus for this miracle.

Our Precious baby born 5 Feb 09 @ 7:52pm. 7lb 8oz, 19 1/2"

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September 25th, 2007, 08:12 AM
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Rachel - that is wonderful news! thank you for sharing!!! Congratulations!!!

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September 25th, 2007, 10:23 AM
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Congratulations Rachel!

I'll be anxious to see how many you have!

You'll have to update us when you find out!


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September 25th, 2007, 12:23 PM
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That is so wonderful and its very inspiring to me. Have a happy and healthy 9 months.
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September 25th, 2007, 02:06 PM
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Congratulations!! Hope you have a H&H 9 months!!!

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September 25th, 2007, 05:37 PM
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Congrats! You are a perfect example of why not to give up! It takes some longer than others to get pg, but it can happen! Woohoo!

Oh I bet you have multiples in there!!!!

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September 25th, 2007, 08:03 PM
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Congrats sweetie! That is wonderful news! We just found out that we are having triplets! With that many eggies, I wouldn't be surprised if you have a couple in there.
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September 25th, 2007, 09:56 PM
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That is fantastic, Congrats!!!
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My Chart</span>
<span style="font-family:Comic Sans MS">Me 24
DH 30
July 2006 - BFP ended in m/c October 2006
April - July 2007 No medical assistance = BFN
August 2007 - First cycle on clomid 50mg then 100mg = BFN
October 2007 - Second cycle on clomid 100mg
November 2007 - Third cycle on clomd 100mg
December 2007 - Fourth cycle on Clomid 100mg
January = BFP

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September 26th, 2007, 02:46 AM
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Congratulations hun!!

Thank You Ashypoo03 for my Beautiful Siggy
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