Darcy how exciting! I know the feelings you must be feeling are a mixed bag as you are excited for your partner's potential and also possibly a bit stunned about your taking a break. I think your plan sounds great. It is similar to what we have talked about. I lost nearly 30 pounds before we started but I am wondering if I lost 30 more if it would really improve my chances. Acupuncture is very effective but it seems like you need some time to affect change in your system with it. I began a little late I believe (DW will say she was encouraging me to start much sooner), but I now feel like it has really been a positive therapy. We have given up gluten for many months and personally I am eating low carb, high protein, and moderate fat. Sugar is way down as is coffee intake. SOmeone on another site recommended a book called "The Infertility Cure" forgive me but I can't remember the author. The author is very pro-eastern medicine. Very best wishes to you and your partner! Maybe this is just what you needed? A break physically and mentally and a partner who's system is fresh!
Fmorris How goes it today?
Towmommy How are you feeling?
AFM I didn't POAS today either. I was hot and irritable at 0415 and had to go to the bathroom so bad I didn't waste time trying to open the wrapper (which for some reason I find hard to rip into) on the stick. Tomorrow is the official end of our TWW. Honestly I am a little scared to test. Yesterday my temp went up....today it is up from yesterday. Progesterone or baby? If you care to look at my chart it looks like the beginning of a triphasic chart. None of the other months have plotted my temp rising on these days; previously the trend begins to fall on 12dpo. DW has been so wonderful in turning my downer attitude around. She is fabulously supportive! She was so excited to be awakened by me at 430 this morning to tell her my temp was up...really! I can't wait until I can waker her and show her the BFP. Still hopeful and nervous as hell!