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Best wishes and baby dust, mamas! : :



Waiting to be Ready
anarchamama
socialworkmamma
spiritmomma DD 11/22/05
GracesMama 15mo dd
thefragile7393 ds 1/06
JoyFilledMomma
Jsopanich
Stegenrae DS 3/05
dkenagy dd 4yo dd 3yo dd 4/06
valeria_vi DD 22 mo
AnnieMarie
goin' green
pazerific (Kelly) dd 2/16/06
Jen&James ds 17 mo
XanaduMama ds 16 mo
Naturegirl ds 8/04
Joelene22 ds 3/18/06


: In Limbo Land :



Waiting to Catch the First PP Egg!
geo_girl
mommymia
Little Shepherds (Tanya), 15 ds, 13 dd, 11 ds, 7 dd, 6 ds, 4.5 mos ds
Catrinel 6yo ds, 1yo dd
mama2ashlynn (Laura) 1/10/05 dd
Columbus 11mo ds
CharlaInTampa 6 mo dd
Polihaupt 15 mo ds
lisabc311 4yo ds 16mo ds
AmyLouise ds 7mo
Anglyn 18 mo DS
MommytoB DS8/04
flooter
Snooter 11mo dd
KCMommy
DCMom dd 17mo
newchicagomommy dd 6 mo
Pezzielk
BakerALM DD 2/06
FoxyBFer aka Melissa DD
inskababay DS 1/06
tweetpeasmom DD 6/14/06
nubianamy DD 3/19/06
rachel81 DS 14mos
Treysmommy
MommytoHHH dd 10/9/06




Waiting to O
jannyjo (Janet) ds 2/93, dd 12/01, ds 10/03, dd 8/05, and mc 4/07
ApprenticeMomma
scarletbegonias19
NamastePlatypus
Hollin ds 01-19-06
SettingSail ds 1yo, ds 2.5yo
purplevega
minkl ds 22mo
addysmomma dd 18mo
Oka-san dd 7/31/05
ErinluvsKen ds 08/04/05
babygow DS 7/05
dfunk98 ds 12/1/04
Jay-boogie
mommacrystal
bobandjess99
Hollin DS 1/06
N2TheWoods DD 12/03
lincap ds 1 yo
tuppence DS 6/05
Anno DS 10/04
Ishtaaar ds 01/29/2005
Mama_Nym 12 mo ds
Spirulina&Sage ds 4 dd 16 mo
Shell DD 11/13/04 DSS 15 yo DSS 10 yo
eastkygal DD 8/05
joanq
surromommy2b dd 06/02 ds 10/05
Jessmomto2 ds 6yr ds 5/2/05
CounterGOPI dd 9/19/05
healthnutmama dd's 10.5, 8.75, 22mo
Bella Catalina ds 4/7/06
1babysmom dd 2-06
cro
AnnieMarie DC 10yrs, DC 9mo
mtnsunshinemama DS 9/05
heatherRN ds 6/7/06
attached2mason ds 1/5/06
BelgianSheepDog
Steph C ds 6/7/99 dd 5/18/05
LianneM ds 2/05
jenangelcat




: 2WW :
hannybanany dd 8/23/05
rmzbm 12mo dd
SarahMCK DD 5/05
ScootchsMom dd 20 mo
Zonapellucida
lovetobemama ds 18mo
mamatotwo dd 5/02 ds 4/04
Linzie2 dd 5/5/06
esmlranch DS 6/5/05
Amandamarie dd 5/3/05


Upcoming POASers




: : : :
: Our Success Stories :

May 2007
SharonAnne 6/05 dd
mama2babybeans DS 2/2002 DD 11/2004
EllyMay DD 8/00 DS 7/03 DD 05/06
madis81(Chris) DD
sarahn4639 DD 11/05


April 2007
OhioMommy1122 DS 10/00 and DD 4/06
hannybanany dd 8/23/05
susanrc dd09/09/2005
beth144 DD 3/30/05
MCKH (Maureen) dd 16 mos
zjande dd8/91, ds5/98, ds 11/05


MARCH 2007
Chiararose DS 2/06
yogachick79 DD 7/98 DS 9/05
kirk_heidi
Moderngal DS 5/05

FEBRUARY 2007
Firstkid4me DD 2/05
Gardenwithin
ttcintexas
zak DS 3/05
Mommy2Jackson DS 6/05
Welldone DD 4yo DD 23mo
JamesMama ds 24mo
Aimee21972 DS 11/05
Jen&James ds 17mo

JANUARY 2007
RachelSerena dd 2yo
mommajb dd 17 mo, dd 3, dd 8, ds 10
OtherMother'n'Madre dd 1yo
mommytsa 19 mo DS
forestrymom dd 1 yr
Broccolilover ds 1/18/05
HeatherB DS 03/18/02, DS 09/05/04
dinah dc Jan. 05
MommaCrystal ds 11/05
Mrsrwbabe DD

DECEMBER 2006
flapjack ds 11/98 ds 08/00 dd 11/05
dantesmama ds 10/2/05
NVmama dd 8/04
Carma dd 9/05
RachelS ds 5/05 -- thread hostess

NOVEMBER 2006
aileen dc 3.5yo
ChelseaG DD 7/05
tatermom ds 2/05
bruisergirl DS 12/04
bluebird68 ds 4/04
Kristeremy 2 yo dd
DahliaRW ds 01/01/2005
MamaRabbit dd 3yo, ds 14 mo
josybear ds 10/05
Cujobunny 03-03-05
alegna dd 2/04

OCTOBER 2006
Shell Ell DS 9/05
Wombatclay 1 yo dd
boheime 11/02 ds, 9/04 dd
MamaTo2
GoddessJulia ds 3yo
Smetana (Sandy) 26-09-05 ds




Next month's Threadkeeper: Bella Catalina
post #2 of 453
Thread Starter 
Hello ladies! I am happy to have the new thread up and running. I want to make sure it is as accurate as possible, so please check to make sure you are in the right place. If you notice that any names are out of place, please inform me.
I hope that I will be moving lots of us to the success stories!:
post #3 of 453
Hey everyone!

I can't believe it is may already! Man where does the time go!? My dd will be 1 in 2wks.
Well I am on CD 10 I think and will be starting OPKs as soon as my cp goes high and I start getting ewcm Let's hope the B6 will make for a shorter cycle
post #4 of 453
Ok well I have been a lurker: in here for awhile
I thought it would be time to join the discussion as DP and I are going to start TTC #2. I am still bf'ing DD(18mo) strong as ever. So I might end up tandem nursing cause I dont see DD stopping anytime soon.
I am going into the ob on the 14th to swtich my BC from depo to a pill to regulate AF so I start O again. Doc said it may take anywhere from 3-24 months(wheew) to concieve #2 after depo. She also said I may be a lucky one and concieve right away
So we are at that stage of TTC. I also have been talking about it with DD and watching her reaction. She has been bringing me her "babies to share her milkies" for a few days now. Which might indicate that she is ok with sharing them.
I am excited to have another one..:
So I wish the best for everyone and hope for lots of for everyone...
and
post #5 of 453
Okay then...my af lasted 36 hours and now it's done! I'm really confused now. I've had 4 af's since having Hayley. The first was 3 days (28 day cycle, the second 3 days (28 day cycle), the third was 7 days (38 day cycle) and now 36 hours (25 day cycle). Originally ff had me oing on day 11, iy then changed to day 20. When I put my bledding in for sun/mon it moved it back to day 11 and put me in a new cycle. For the hell of it, I changed it to spotting so it would continue the old cycle.

I took a pregnancy test this morning and it was negative.

Should I start this as a new cycle and wait to O or is it possible that I'm actually pregnant and had abnormally heavy implantation bleeding? Here's my chart.

http://www.fertilityfriend.com/home/1a0286

Thanks

Jen
post #6 of 453
That is confusing Jen...I had very light bleeding with my pregnancy with ds and it lasted about 3-4 days. How heavy was your bleeding? I would start a new chart but maybe take a test in a couple more days...just in case.

Welcome jess12808! Good luck!

I am in the right place thanks esmlranch!

Good luck with the B6 ellymay! for you too this cycle. I hope all those april showers bring us many May Flowers!!! (I am so Korny!!)

At least af is starting to wind down! Let the games begin!
Cheryl
post #7 of 453
It was heavy enough! Lighter than my last period but still heavy enough to require a pad. It definitely wasn't spotting or pink stayed cm. I had no cramps just a big pimple on my chin!

I probably test again on Sunday just to be sure.
post #8 of 453
esmlranch-thanks for the new thread! i'm in the right place too.

Quote:
Originally Posted by ellymay View Post
Hey everyone!

I can't believe it is may already! Man where does the time go!? My dd will be 1 in 2wks.
Well I am on CD 10 I think and will be starting OPKs as soon as my cp goes high and I start getting ewcm Let's hope the B6 will make for a shorter cycle
actually the b6 will make your cycle longer because it lengthens the lp. it doesn't change o though.

Quote:
Originally Posted by jess12808 View Post
Ok well I have been a lurker: in here for awhile
I thought it would be time to join the discussion as DP and I are going to start TTC #2. I am still bf'ing DD(18mo) strong as ever. So I might end up tandem nursing cause I dont see DD stopping anytime soon.
I am going into the ob on the 14th to swtich my BC from depo to a pill to regulate AF so I start O again. Doc said it may take anywhere from 3-24 months(wheew) to concieve #2 after depo. She also said I may be a lucky one and concieve right away
So we are at that stage of TTC. I also have been talking about it with DD and watching her reaction. She has been bringing me her "babies to share her milkies" for a few days now. Which might indicate that she is ok with sharing them.
I am excited to have another one..:
So I wish the best for everyone and hope for lots of for everyone...
and
i hope the depo doesn't cause problems for you!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by jenangelcat View Post
Okay then...my af lasted 36 hours and now it's done! I'm really confused now. I've had 4 af's since having Hayley. The first was 3 days (28 day cycle, the second 3 days (28 day cycle), the third was 7 days (38 day cycle) and now 36 hours (25 day cycle). Originally ff had me oing on day 11, iy then changed to day 20. When I put my bledding in for sun/mon it moved it back to day 11 and put me in a new cycle. For the hell of it, I changed it to spotting so it would continue the old cycle.

I took a pregnancy test this morning and it was negative.

Should I start this as a new cycle and wait to O or is it possible that I'm actually pregnant and had abnormally heavy implantation bleeding? Here's my chart.

http://www.fertilityfriend.com/home/1a0286

Thanks

Jen
i guess i'd just leave it the way it is, test in a few days and if neg i'd change it to a new cycle.

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Originally Posted by naturegirl View Post
At least af is starting to wind down! Let the games begin!
Cheryl
you are korny!! i'm glad she's leaving and the fun part is coming!

cd 13 here, cm is picking up but o is still 5-10 days away. i really hope i o before cd 20 this time!!
post #9 of 453
i forgot from last thread- janet, i'm glad you are back. i hope you are doing well

jen-i'm so sorry for your loss. there are a couple of us still around from when you were here last. i hope you take good care of your self
post #10 of 453
Hey ladies... Same ol' same ol'... : Just thought I'd post in the new thread. I don't even know what CD this is.
post #11 of 453
Err I'm so irritated Well its like CD65 or 66 I think Last thur my truck broke down then Today my DH truck broke down and I just started my new job today ERRRR And I have my OB appt fri in the next town over and my : is sick she is also prego so I dont know what is going on with her. Oh and its raining outside. ERRRRR
post #12 of 453
Oh Yeah The new thread looks good
post #13 of 453
well, i headed over to the hfs for some vitex and b-complex today. i took vitex a couple years ago when i went off of the pill to get things back to normal. i guess i just kinda forgot about it until now! so maybe my magical cocktail will balance me out. i know from about the time i Oed before ppaf until now (about 1.5mos) my face has been breaking out like crazy, thanks hormones! so maybe getting some balace will help with my skin too. anyone else have better skin once their hormones got in check a little more?
post #14 of 453
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Originally Posted by pazerific View Post
i know from about the time i Oed before ppaf until now (about 1.5mos) my face has been breaking out like crazy, thanks hormones! so maybe getting some balace will help with my skin too. anyone else have better skin once their hormones got in check a little more?

Err my face is the same right now I swear everyday I wake up with like 60 more pimples not really but ya catch what I mean. I dont know whats going on,
post #15 of 453
Quote:
Originally Posted by sarahn4639 View Post

actually the b6 will make your cycle longer because it lengthens the lp. it doesn't change o though.
!
even though my last cycle I O'ed on CD 23 but the one before that I O'ed on CD
17 so that is what I am hopeing for is that I O earlier in my cycle and have a longer LP but oh well I guess as long as I O and then LP IS longer this time I will be happy LOL.

But man when should I start the OPK's? I was thinking CD 15 depending on my cp and cm I just don't know:
post #16 of 453
Thread Starter 
jess12808 Good luck getting your hormones straightened out. We know how : it can be. Would you like to be added to the list?

surromommy

Jannyjo glad to hear that you are back. I hope that you are doing well.

jenandjames I remember you from before. I am so very sorry for your loss. That is such a terrible situation. I know your little baby girl will always be in your heart.
Would you like to be added to the list?

Cheryl you are so funny!

WEll, the other day my cervix position jumped up really high. I wondered if maybe, just maybe I am fertile? So dh and I dtd (a couple of times to be sure ) and today it is back down low. It stays up high when pg happens, doesn't it? Anyway, I started sort of freaking out because I am taking all these supplements right now and I would not want to be on all this if I was pg. I conceived ds right after I had some tests to make sure that I was healthy and actually fertile. So it would be just typical that I would get pg while I was working on my fertility.:
post #17 of 453
Hi!

Jen , I am so very sorry for your loss

I'm on CDwhatever. I haven't even opened fertilityfriend in a week. I'm not at all interested in charting this month. I'm not even sure that I want to try this month. I am terrified of getting pg and having another m/c. Terrified. I even turned down dhs "affection" tonight. (It's our third anniversary today, too. Poor DH )

I'm feeling angry. And upset. It seems like EVERY single freaking person I know is pregnant. It's like, "oh, let's try this month", and BAM they're pregnant. Or "oops"! Ugh. Of course I am SO happy for them, but when will it be my turn??

I'm also having a helluva time finding a Dr. There are NO naturopaths anywhere near me. I don't have a PCP and I HATE my ob/gyn. I finally found a family dr who is accepting new patients, but doesn't have an available appt until May 31st. All I want to have done is some bloodwork. Mostly to check the thyroid, etc. I'd really like to have it done before the 31st. Should I just go to my gyn? Who do you ladies go to if you just want to get some bloodwork done? I have a feeling that no matter who I call, since I'll be a new patient, it will be forever before I get an appt. Boo.

Anyway.... Whining over

I hope we see LOTS of bfps this month! And all of them sticky.

Oh, esmlranch, the thread does look lovely! Thanks for being this month's keeper
post #18 of 453
Thread Starter 
hannybanany You have every right to feel scared, angry, upset, etc. You need to make sure to take care of yourself.
I am a big fan of ARNP's (advanced registered nurse practitioners). They can order tests and prescribe drugs just like docs and in my experience are more willing to explore issues with you. It seems like they are more willing to "get to the bottom" of a problem rather than just write a prescription. AND they are typically easier to get an appt with. I think most insurance plans will cover them. In fact they are probably happy to see you using one since they are cheaper.
That may be something to look into.
post #19 of 453
Just wondering if I can be a part of this great group you've got here....I've been lurking for a few weeks!!
DH and I have been talking about TTC #2 soon, sometime this summer. DD will be one this weekend : I've had 2 PPAF's, the second being this weekend. I'm about halfway through TCOYF, and am charting for the first time. DH seems pretty interested in all of this (maybe it's just the DTD part )
We would start soon, but I'm trying to loose some pounds first! My AF was pretty irregular before DD, and I think a lot of it was weight issues.....when I was a normal weight AF was more regular. I just had my thyroid tested and that was normal. So.....thinking about being pg is a great motivator. I CAN'T WAIT TO DO IT AGAIN!
So I guess can you put me in waiting to be ready?? ( I know that's supposed to be in bold....I just can't make it work....sorry )

Good luck mamas!
post #20 of 453
Ok so I have 2 min left till I go and check my OPK but I am sure it will be neg. I am starting the hso/ewcm 2 days sooner than I did last cycle so Maybe I'll O by CD21. Ug man I am goign to run out of OPK's real quick.
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