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Taking The Scenic Route to a BFP - Winter/Spring 2013 Edition - Page 27post #521 of 15192/16/13 at 3:36pmpost #522 of 15192/16/13 at 4:50pmThread Starterpost #523 of 15192/16/13 at 9:52pmSKJ - that is fantastic!!! I'm like you, if I have a reason as to why I'm all onboard! I agree with Jpack she sounds so caring and competent, and caring is important in a doc!
Jpack - I hope your promethium works for you this cycle!
Sila - lol I'm with you on celebrating O - I was too a week ago... Wow it does sound strange right?!
Chrissy - hopefully you cycle resolves itself, it sounds so confusing!
Afm - lol we are still having fun, haven't got into the business yet - I've been too tired of late after the exciting days... Lol since I'm better generally I'm putting effort into clothes - actual dresses lol. Etc... So yesterday we were in the Mont Blanc shop (window shopping only!) and while dh was chatting I got my legs tangled (heels) and fell flat in my back! Oh so classy lol... No hurt, just hilarious... In a posh shop with shop attendants... In fact I almost pulled dh over when he tried to help me up... I told him to take a pic next time (providing I'm laughing) random - but I love to share a good joke!
Hugs xxxxpost #524 of 15192/17/13 at 1:07pmThread Starterpost #525 of 15192/17/13 at 2:29pmpost #526 of 15192/17/13 at 5:43pm
Sila- Tuesday will be here before you know it! My clinics always counted the next day as day 1 if AF started after 3pm. So excited for you to get started though, come on baby Sila!
chourd- Always helps to keep those super embarrassing moments in perspective, as long as you aren't hurt!
SKJ- I love your doctor, seriously. Everything she says makes sense. So you are good to try this cycle then?? Hopefully the metformin goes easy on you. I've heard both experiences but it seems like more people notice no problems than do, so fingers crossed you are in the majority! What is your end dose?
indie- Thinking of you and waiting for an update
jpack- It does sound like her doctor is exactly what you need & if she can do phone consults you could be in great hands!! It isn't like you need the IUI part, you just need the other stuff fixed.
Chrissy- Update on the OPKs?
AFM- Found out tonight my cousin is due with #2 right around the same time as me. She didn't tell me of course, but I figured it out. Sigh... I just keep praying that our baby is going to be okay. I really won't mind sharing a due date time as long as we don't lose our baby. The two of us as it is are 5 weeks apart (I'm older, figures- she's onto #2). I am less nauseous today than I had been since Wednesday but I think sleeping more on the weekends really helps. Today I basically felt fine, yesterday I was nauseated and had cramps and back pain... They should rent ultrasound machines so I could just watch all the time to be sure we are okay. Next Dr. appointment is Wednesday to meet my OB/Gyn and/or midwives. I'm not sure who the appointment is with. As long as everything goes smoothly they won't be delivering my baby anyway so I don't care too much.post #527 of 15192/17/13 at 8:32pm
Sila - Yay! It'll be Tuesday before you know it. Good luck!
Chuord - Glad you have a sense of humor about falling and that you weren't hurt.
TF - Symptoms come and go and so does the severity of them. Soon it'll be Wednesday and you'll be getting great news. Hugs to you.
AFM - No af and opk had that o already left. We bd'ed this morning but I doubt anything comes of it. Wondering if the cm with blood was my o? I'll wait 7 days and test again. Really wish cycle would make up its mind and happen soon.post #528 of 15192/19/13 at 6:39ampost #529 of 15192/19/13 at 6:58amSila - Yippee! I'm so excited that you are getting started! Hope the meds are a breeze.
Chrissy - I hope you get some answers soon about what is going on with your cycle. I'm in a similarly confusing place. See my AFM.
TF - I so hope that you and your cousin will have a great time having due dates so close together. It sucks that you can't just enjoy that idea. As for the symptoms, I'm with Chrissy. They come and go, but I know how scary it can be when they aren't there. Can't wait for tomorrow!
chuord - Glad you were able to laugh off your little mishap That sounds like something that would happen to me.
Everyone else - hope all is well!
AFM - So, I'm totally confused about my cycle. I'm CD 17. I thought O was near, but I think I'm wrong. The latest I've ever O'ed is CD 23 and that was the cycle of my D&C. So, this is unusual for me. I had a nearly positive OPK yesterday morning, so I thought it would go positive by last night or this morning, but instead, it's totally negative and my CM is not as EW. So, either I had a very quick surge that I missed, which has never happened, or yesterday's test was a fluke. My temp is still down and I"m not having O pains, so I think it was a fluke. I think I'm going to call the nurse to see if I should come in for monitoring. I would really like to have an idea of what is going on under the hood. I'm also wondering if the metformin is screwing things up?post #530 of 15192/19/13 at 8:08ampost #531 of 15192/19/13 at 11:25amThread Starter
Back from my baseline appt and dropping in for an update.
I'm on my 4th day of bleeding and my lining is at 10mm. What the heck. They made me get a beta hcg even though I am POSITIVE I am not pregnant and there wasn't anything in my uterus. I'm pretty sure it's just because my cycles are so long. Hopefully I can bleed it down a little more in the next day or so (and then start building it up again!). My RE will call me this afternoon and let me know if I can start or not and what my dose will be...The PA and nurse seemed pretty sure that it would be ok. Please let it be ok.
I've already got a +10 follicle on each side (and lots under 10) so I'm hopeful we can get at least 2 follies. According to the nurse I have a "gazillion" follicles though and obviously we don't want to overstimulate.
In other news, I'm not even on meds yet and I backed DH's car into the side of the garage when I was backing out last night. There goes a few hundred dollars we didn't need to spend. Perfect time to make sure he's frustrated with me too...hope he gets over it soon...post #532 of 15192/19/13 at 11:56amOk, quickie- gotta run and pick up dd. buuut had to pop in- sila, sorry about your run in with the garage, accidents happen even to the best of us
SKJ I'm am totally looking into calling in your doc- the offer for you to go in with a mystery like that - that's effing awesome!
Chrissy hope things are clearing up for you! How it going?
Indie- how are you, dear?
Afm- long story about smug pregnant "friend" I gotta share. Also, really loving my RESOLVE therapist. So glad that's a good fit (probably about as important as a good RE- or almost!)
Happy _____ day, everyone! (just wishing everyone a happy day, maybe you have something to fill in the blank?)post #533 of 15192/19/13 at 1:28pmSkj - so glad you called the doc and they have you coming in.
Sila - ouch with the car. Yay for so many follies. Hope you hear from the doc soon.
Jack - uh oh. Can't wait to hear about the "friend". Hope you gave her hell of some sort. Lol
Afm - still neg ok and neg hpt and neg af. Lol I'm negative all over the place. I seriously doubt I am anyway since we had a dry spell this cycle just waiting for things to become normal-ish.post #534 of 15192/20/13 at 4:35am
toothfairy - thinking, praying, anticipating... i think when you finally get the "all clear" we should do something big to celebrate! how totally crummy about your cousin being pregnant and due around the same time... i know you will be totally fine with it once you know your baby safe and healthy but you don't need that added awkwardness right now! and is this the cousin who tried to make *you* feel bad for being distant earlier in the year? blah.
jpack - can't wait to hear your story and more about your RESOLVE therapist! has she gone through infertility herself?
skj - i'm sending all kinds of strong O vibes. i think today sounds like a good day to O...
chrissy - if it makes you feel any better, i'm negative all over the place too :)
sila - crazy about your lining being so thick on day 4. i hope everything works out ok for you to start meds...
afm - hanging out in no man's land. bled/spotted between friday (cd10) and sunday (cd12) and then nothing since (today is cd15), breast started getting quite sore as of yesterday... have no idea if this is an anovulatory cycle, if a cyst ruptured, if maybe that second small follicle caught via my sneaky extra fsh injection on cd9 and i did ovulate and now am experiencing a natural progesterone surge.... no freaking clue! i could push to go in for an ultrasound and blood work but that's more out of pocket and it won't really help me with my work schedule/having to wait issue.
my doc did call me on monday. she had been out of the country last week. she apologized profusely, said i made the right call by not going forward, she didn't defend anything that happened but i could tell she was treading lightly as far as placing blame on her colleagues. i have an appointment with her on friday to go over IVF protocols. she STILL wanted me to do another IUI since this one was a bust but i explained my catch 22 with work getting in the way and yet not being able to not work 'cause this ish is expensive and i didn't want to waste any more time. i just feel like i need to pull the trigger at some point.
i think that's everything. hope all is well and i'll be looking for your update, TF!!post #535 of 15192/20/13 at 7:19amQuick update- no U/S today. No exam even, just office visit... Wish I'd known so hubby didn't take off work to come. First appt they could get me for u/s is in a week so no news til then. The practice looked nice though. I also have appts set up for 12w appt & u/s, 16w exam, 18w u/s. still hoping for the best, it is so hard to waitpost #536 of 15192/20/13 at 9:43ampost #537 of 15192/20/13 at 12:17pmpost #538 of 15192/20/13 at 12:36pmTF - Not fair! That sucks that you have to wait some more. Grr! I'm sorry.
Indie - I wish you had insurance that covered this kind of stuff. It sucks that you have to worry about how much it costs to figure out where you are in your cycle. I'm so sorry you had such a crappy time with the clinic. I hope you appointment on Friday makes you feel better about things. It sucks too that work is getting in the way. Ugh. That's the worst. Is there any chance of having a chance at IUI depending on when AF shows up? Are you doing OPKs in case you do O this month?
Chrissy - Sorry you are having a confusing cycle too! Must be something in the water. My cycle is wacked too.
Jpack - looking forward to hearing more about your therapist! Glad it's a good fit. I hope you are able to get a phone consult with my doc. That would be so great. We have such similar stories, I feel like you issue has to be something simple to fix.
Sila - Sorry about the car! I did something similar when DH was out of town years ago. The car is like his baby, so I was so worried about what he'd say or do. I think it helped that he was out of town. Anyways, it sucks, and not what you need right now, but accidents happen How'd the meds go?
AFM - So, the mystery thickens. I have two follicles on the right - an 18 and a 14. My OPKs are starting to get darker, but the digital says no. My lining looked "progesteronized", whatever that means. But, my bloodwork showed that I haven't ovulated, nor am I close to ovulating. The nurse thought I wouldn't O until the weekend. She said we go either DTD tonight or save up We are on the EOD plan, so that means tonight is on. I'm on CD 18. Last cycle was only 20 days total. Talk about irregular. I asked if it was bad that I"m O'ing late and the nurse said no. I'm not feeling too confident in this cycle. I just want it to be over with already. I'm going back in on Friday for another monitoring appointment. I'll still be doing OPKs in case I get a surge tomorrow.post #539 of 15192/20/13 at 1:14pmThread Starter
Tfairy - Glad the office visit went well! Sorry it wasn't what you were expecting. Do your best to be patient and hang in there!
Indie - I know right! I did start bleeding a little more yesterday so I'm thinking it'll work itself out. I am so confused about what is going on with you! I can't imagine how you feel! Good for you for standing up and saying you need to move on!
jpack - I want to hear more about the therapist too!
SKJ - He forgave me about the car yesterday. Whew. So crazy this cycle is so different than the last! Everything sounds good to me and don't think you need to worry about it being "late". Hoping you ovulate this weekend!
AFM - My RE called in person yesterday and said I was good to go. He doesn't think the lining will effect anything and wasn't concerned since I was still bleeding. I did my first injection of Follistim last night. He has me doing 75units/night. I go back in for monitoring on Friday.post #540 of 15192/20/13 at 1:48pmTF - sorry you still have no answers, I'm sure baby will be fine (still happily taking energy) but really wish you could get your answer soon so you can relax! It seems strange that they didn't schedule an u/s after your last appointment (for today) I mean they knew you needed one right?
Indie - oh poo! Your re seems so good in general, it's a real shame about not doing another iui - I'm assuming that you will just go with the 'natural' until you get to ivf? I'm sorry work has you traveling so much, that makes coordination hard.
Chrissy - hope your cycle stops dreaming and decides what sort of thing it wants to do - its like an unruly child! Hopefully it resolves soon!
Jpack - hugs, so impressed with your general love of life and happiness at the moment 😃 hope it happens with skj's re!
SKJ - woohoo for the 'mystery' cycle that could result in the perfect egg - fx and huge hugs... A doc that knows what they are doing and actually cares what happens has made such a difference to you 😃😃😃 I love that you are now so ready to be back in the game! Why is it that the useless docs don't realize how miserable they can make us! Lol especially in a field where you need to be able to get 'excited' to make things happen!
Sila - woohoo!!!! Roll on with the meds! Fx for you too, hoping it makes all the difference!
Afm - we are now almost over this thing (it wasn't that severe - but has lingered, and too much activity sent us both back down again. Very weird) I have a renewed patience about it all now after blonhart (tww forum) had to wait 2.5 weeks after AF was due to get her bfp! Omg that would have been hard... The world feels like a magical place, where wonderful things can happen - you know regardless of when I get pg, I'm going to be doing a bebe and gum tree and lurking here till this thread is nothing more than a catch up place for all you mothers - keep the faith - I know it WILL happen for each of us xxxx
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