Hi all! I'm having a crabby day; the dogs woke me up at 3, which never happens, and then I couldn't fall back asleep, which really
never happens! So now I'm a little bit sleep deprived and
I have a less-than-useful 3am temp on my chart, which gives me nothing to obsess about!!!
Maybe personals will cheer me up? (ETA: these turned out to be super long: maybe I just needed an activity to keep my mind occupied?)
First of all, Coco!
for your 2
. We were needing something to celebrate! I'm so glad for you and your DP.Sarah:
Welcome back. So sorry about AF. I hope you get the Clomid info that you need to make a plan for the next try. If it has to be your last try, I say go all out!5G:
I'm sorry that you and your family have to deal with this less-than-ideal situation. You're right that there really isn't an obvious good resolution, but I think it makes sense to offer what you can in support and to try to stay in the loop as things develop. We almost ended up caring for our nephew in a similar (though in some ways less dire) situation, and may end up in the same crappy situation again. Since I certainly can't control my sister-in-law's choices and decisions, it's helped me to do my best to do my own work figuring out my needs, availability, and boundaries. Because my sil seems to operate (maybe like your sister) without much foresight, and I sometimes get overwhelmed by having to make spontaneous decisions, it helps me to decide in advance what I might do, so that I'm not caught off guard. In any case, it sucks that you're having to deal with this, and that it's overshadowing your TTC process. I hope it gets resolved in the best way possible.Escher:
First of all, hooray for our shared alma matter. I guess it's not surprising that there are a few of us on these boards! Also, I wanted to respond to your concerns about your donor: after our loss, we had that same gut response, to try a new donor because we could. But during the time we took off to recover, we ended up determining that we liked knowing that the donor's sperm was compatible with my body, and also that we liked the idea of the (potential) new baby having a link with the fetus we lost. So we used the same donor this time. We may switch in the future. But I wanted to mention what went into our choice, and to validate your right to change your mind or go back and forth about the donor.Amy:
Welcome back! I hope you have a great holiday weekend.AmandaHope:
Is today an insemination day for you, following yesterday's easy trigger? Sending great vibes for perfect conception timing!Scarlett:
Welcome back! I'm visualizing super clear signs for this lucky last IUI!Seraf:
I'm sorry that you're not pregnant, but glad that you had such a clear TWW. What do you think about your brother's offer? I'd love to know more about whether you're considering it...To my co-TWWers:Bunny:
So many symptoms, and there's still time! Keep us in the loop if you decide to test again!Library:
What a portentous dream! That HAS to be a good sign. The chart looks pretty nice, too!Gelly:
I'm joining in with all of your many chart admirers... how are you feeling?
Phew! That was epic! Thanks to you all for your support during this tedious middle part of the TWW. I can't even tell what to think of my supposed symptoms anymore, and there are days to go before I can test... on the other hand, my DP will be out of town from 8DPO (tomorrow) till 12DPO (Wednesday). And Wednesday is his birthday! So, if it does turn out to be a positive, I'm considering not telling him until he gets home on his birthday, even though we've always tested together in the past....
Happy 4th to those who celebrate it!