Monthly Archives: January 2012

Infertility is……

Back last year whilst browsing the internet I came across a competition asking people to blog starting with the sentence Infertility is….. I started writing a post and then life got in the way and didn’t get back to it … Continue reading

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No happy news

So testing day, I am always happy I don’t have to go for a blood test so it’s over and done with by breakfast! Even when the odds and symptoms are stacked against me I always think I’m going to … Continue reading

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Confused symptoms

So I woke up at 5am feeling sick as anything, 5 mins later I had the most horrendous period cramps…. 24 hours to test and my body is not helping! On a serious note I think the progesterone for me … Continue reading

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The queue for babies

One of my recurring irrational thoughts about trying to get pregnant is that some how there are a limited number of babies out there and it has to be your turn. I think it stems from when things go wrong … Continue reading

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In my circle of friends the merest mention of trying to get pregnant means a sharing of the local acupuncturist who specialises in fertility. The passing of the number is accompanied by tales of how x had been trying for … Continue reading

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When friends go bad….

This 2 week wait is giving me bad flashbacks to our last one. Our last IVF treatment meant that we had to re-arrange our holiday plans and leave a few days later than scheduled, which was fine as we were … Continue reading

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So IUI….

Well IUI was a fairly chilled process. We went in at 8am on Sunday, filled in a load more forms and Villa Boy consented to let me use his sperm. He made some joke about having only met me last … Continue reading

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Unexpected twists

So today was scan day, I was a bit worried but as Villa Boy said why worry you’ve been fine every other time. Now worrying wouldn’t have made it better but I might have planned for bad news. So yes, … Continue reading

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The technical stuff

Thought it would be useful to post what protocol I’m on as I know sometimes it helps to compare and contrast. Because of my low AMH I don’t take the pill to shut off my ovaries so we dive straight … Continue reading

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Round 3 – we have kick off

So round 3 has started, delayed slightly by my period deciding to play games and not turning up on time. We had that passing thought that we may be “one of those couples” Villa Boy more than me, but no … Continue reading

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