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I honestly can't see there being any issue with my ex. He doesn't really have anything to do with ds (he just had his first unsupervised visit with ds in 5 years, but I will not be allowing unsupervised again unless ordered by the Judge). Ex has a 1 year old and his wife is pregnant again (due in February). I will either email ex and his family to tell them or just let ds tell ex whenever he wants to (he has twice weekly phone calls right now). The only part of ex's family that I actually talk to is ex's grandparents. We will probably call them and tell them but I expect them to be excited. They have been a huge support of us and have been the only part of ex's family that has been consistent with ds his whole life.

 

That is, if ex doesn't sign over his parental rights before I get pregnant and he finds out...
 

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Steph, that's hilarious about DP! I guess it'll be an early night at your place tonight! SO only has experience from about 4 years up... I've tried warning him what a newborn is like, but there's really no way to make him understand. If you don't mind my asking, how are you going to handle things with your ex? I'll have to email mine, and his parents (who have access once a month) and I doubt they'll take it well.

post #22 of 107

Hey guys! I've lurked on these boards a few times before, but I finally created an account and am posting because Aunt Flo finally (finally!) came to visit. I went off of BC in April, had one cycle in July, then...nothing. I was starting to get pretty frustrated, but last week I got the official visit. I haven't been that excited in a bathroom for quite some time. :) 

 

DH and I had decided we weren't "officially" going to start TTC until December, but I've been charting on and off since July, hoping my cycle would get back to normal. 

 

So, I guess that means you can put me under Waiting to O!

 

 

http://www.fertilityfriend.com/home/32b88b

post #23 of 107
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welcome chicajones! Hope your stay here is short smile.gif

post #24 of 107

Hi everyone! 

 

Steph, love the festive thread colors!

 

love4bob, CONGRATS!!

 

Sorry to everyone who is sick... I'm still there with you!  The flu is mostly gone, but I think it has left me with a sinus infection.  Blah. However.... dp left this morning.  We got plenty of BDing in and I got a postive OPK this morning... so I'm thinking the timing might be right!  Yeah!  

 

I'm not sure how the OPK works exactly... I know it means I should ovulate in the next 12-36 hours, right? So based just on that, when would I say I officially ovulated?  

post #25 of 107

Welcome, ChicaJones...also wishing you a short stay.

 

AFM, I'm on CD12 and today my CM is a little brownish.  What's that about?  Last cycle I think I O'd on CD15 and with the stress of DS being sick and not sleeping well for the past week+, I'm not expecting to O any earlier this cycle...which makes me think not O spotting.  But how long does O spotting last?  It wouldn't start before I O would it?

post #26 of 107

Whenever I get sick, my cycle is affected. And antibiotics bring on my period. I actually hold them responsible for both of my miscarriages. Which means, I refuse to take them during my LP!

 

I'm glad most people don't have those same issues.

post #27 of 107

Seems like the winter cold just blew through my house too, I've been sick since Friday and no matter what I do it just keeps getting worse sleepytime.gif I am off to bed now, 7:30 pm here in Boston. CD7, AF just left. Depressing to think I can't even look forward to O. I am still checking in on everyone and waiting to hear more BFP's this month. Hope you are all feeling better soon!

post #28 of 107

Can anyone tell me this looks at least a little promising?

 

I'm getting impatient today! 

 

Hehe..time needs to move more quickly!

 

http://www.fertilityfriend.com/home/319dc0

post #29 of 107

ktbug87 - I'd say it's too early to tell much from your chart, although your temp went up today, which is definitely a good sign!  I know, waiting is so hard.  I am 2 dpo and it is bo-ring.  It does seem like time actually slows down during the 2ww.

post #30 of 107

Thanks for the encouragement! I wish there was a crystal ball that had the answers! It is driving me insane.

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Yay!  I'm glad the flu is mostly gone and you got some BD in before your DP left.  We're all better over too and luckily O was postoned so hopefully we'll get a chance too.  As far as OPKs, take another one tomorrow and see if that one is positive too.  When I did OPKs, I would have two days of positives and the second day would be my O day.  It varies from person to person though, of course.  Good luck to you!
 

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Hi everyone! 

 

Steph, love the festive thread colors!

 

love4bob, CONGRATS!!

 

Sorry to everyone who is sick... I'm still there with you!  The flu is mostly gone, but I think it has left me with a sinus infection.  Blah. However.... dp left this morning.  We got plenty of BDing in and I got a postive OPK this morning... so I'm thinking the timing might be right!  Yeah!  

 

I'm not sure how the OPK works exactly... I know it means I should ovulate in the next 12-36 hours, right? So based just on that, when would I say I officially ovulated?  



AFM, my hubby (a chiropractor) adjusted my pelvis last night.  He said he hasn't done that since I was pregnant with DD (she's almost 3).  Ever since, I've had sore hips and the tops of my legs ache... like it did when I was very pregnant.  I had to sleep with a pillow between my legs last night because it ached so bad.  He thinks he's "unlocked" my innate and that our fertility problems will be solved.  I hope he's right!  And I wonder why he didn't do that sooner?!

post #32 of 107

My chiro does pelvic adjustments for fertility. Maybe your hubby forgot about the pelvic adjustments MommyM.

 

AFM. I think AF will be here in the morning. Lotsa crampy pinchy feelings. I have my Remicade infusion tomorrow so that will keep me occupied while I wait for AF to show.

post #33 of 107

Please move me to Waiting to O.    Thanks.

So it's officially been a year of unsuccessful trying.  It sucks.  I cried for two days, but I'm better now.  Mostly. 

 

I haven't really caught up, but I think I missed a BFP, so congrats (love4bob, I think??)!! 

 

Sorry to all that have been sick!  I hope everyone feels better soon. 

post #34 of 107

ValH- hug2.gif I had a nice little breakdown when I hit my 12-months, too.

 

AFM: CD13 O should be happening any time soon... ... ...

 

My doggy had 2 more seizures last night. =(

post #35 of 107

TTCCorC, fingers crossed for no more seizures for your dog. And a great cycle!

 

ValH, I'm so, so sorry. That just sucks. Keep being kind to yourself - wishing you tons of luck.

 

chicajones, welcome! I hear you, I would be similarly crazy excited. To think I used to hate it when AF came around.

 

AFM, temps are all 97s but cm and twinges have got me hoping that something will happen soon. I didn't have any cm for the first 2 months after weaning so that's got to count for something, right? (Okay, sort of can't believe the internet just heard me say that. I am very grateful for you gals and pseudonyms.)

 

Oh, the medication I asked about, Cabergoline, is used to lower prolactin. Anyone have any experience with it? I assume this is what I'll be prescribed if my serum prolactin is still over 30 ng/ml next month.

 

post #36 of 107

ValH - hug2.gif, that must be so hard. I hope you continue to feel better.

 

ktbug - I don't think we can determine anything from your chart but you might want to start thinking about taking a pregnancy test in the next few days!

 

chicajones - welcome and congrats on getting AF (its not often I get to say something like that in this thread lol!)

 

AFM - used the progesterone cream for the first time last night, and this morning my temp was up a bit! yay!

 

My dad was staying over for the weekend and I was talking to him about TTC stuff and he kept saying stuff like "I don't understand why its taking you so long to get pregnant, your mom and I never really had to try with all 4 kids"... finally I just replied sarcastically "please keep telling me about how easy it is for everyone else in the world to get pregnant, that makes me feel great." He just got a look on his face because he suddenly realised he was being hurtful and he apologized a whole bunch.

 

My dad sometimes doesn't realise that he is being hurtful but once I point it out to him he never forgets again. Like he used to always tell me I needed to relax about TTC and finally I gave him an example that really brought the point home: I asked him whether me telling him to just "be more happy" when he was going through depression due to his divorce with my mom would have been helpful advice. Now he actually reprimands other people who tell me to relax... the other day he told my aunt that her advice was very unhelpful lol.

post #37 of 107

Ugh... I got another positive OPK today... according to FF, I ovulation will be sometime between day 13 and 16.  Dp was only here days 10-12... I'm thinking our chances are going to be so low!  Bummer.  :(

post #38 of 107

Thanks for all of the kind words, ladies!  I am feeling better about everything now.  The mix of hormones and sadness is horrible!  I was tempted to give up, but I can't do that.  I'll still be doing the Clomid, DH is going to do his SA this month, and I'm thinking of doing the B-Complex with Clomid.  Anyone know if it's safe to take the B-Complex with the Clomid?  It's just a water-soluable vitamin, so I figure it can't really hurt.  I'll still temp and do the OPKs, and use the Instead cups after BDing.  I'm just going to try REALLY hard to not stress as much about it.  It's very bad for my mental health.  I just need to have confidence that things will happen when they are supposed to, not necessarily when I want them to.  Luckily, my devotionals for the past two mornings have reinforced that. 

 

TTCCorC - So sorry about your dog!  I hope the seizures go away soon.  Is he still on the meds, or had he stopped them and the seizures just came back? 

 

Sourire - Good job at letting your dad know what's not helpful!  It's good to set those healthy boundaries, and now he's helping set boundaries with other people for you!  That's great.

 

gozal - Fingers are crossed that those twinges you are having are signs of good things to come for you! 

 

TalkToMeKnow - So sorry that you think your timing might be off... but sperm can live for up to five days, so don't count yourself out yet!!  I'm hoping you'll definitely O very, very soon so that you can catch that egg. 

 

 

 

post #39 of 107

ValH - I wish I could reach through the computer and hug you.  I'm thankful that you do devotionals and they're providing some sort of comfort.

 

To everyone else - I pray that you all get your BFP for Christmas or at least in the new year.  We can do it, ladies!

 

AFM, it's my 28th birthday.  I'm having a hard time with it, mostly because of how hard it's been for us to conceive and also because we moved to a new town 2 months ago and I don't have any friends yet.  Anyway, the potential good news is that my hubby may have been onto something with his pelvic adjustment.  I think I ovulated yesterday!  We DTD 2 days ago and we will again today just to cover bases.  I hope I get my birthday wish!  :)

post #40 of 107
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So it's officially been a year of unsuccessful trying.  It sucks.  I cried for two days, but I'm better now.  Mostly.


I'm sorry grouphug.gif

 

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My doggy had 2 more seizures last night. =(



I'm sorry. Are the meds not working? Is there any other meds they can try?


 

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AFM, it's my 28th birthday.  I'm having a hard time with it, mostly because of how hard it's been for us to conceive and also because we moved to a new town 2 months ago and I don't have any friends yet.  Anyway, the potential good news is that my hubby may have been onto something with his pelvic adjustment.  I think I ovulated yesterday!  We DTD 2 days ago and we will again today just to cover bases.  I hope I get my birthday wish!  :)



Woo! Good luck! And HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

 

AFM- I think I'm going to move over to waiting to know, but I really have no idea if/when I ovulate. LOL! I'll just go hang out in there though because I plan to test on either NYE or NYD. DP and I aren't really hard core TTC, just DTD when we feel like it and seeing what happens smile.gif I'll be shocked if we do actually get pregnant this cycle so, like I told dp, we're just practicing for now winky.gif

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