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HDSM..................at age 32 ...after 1 month EDD 08/11 profile

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Amahrey, jencat, Ms Sig, christigpa, ~sweet pea~, Nashvillemidwife, artsake, kJad29, elspethshimon, heinz28, nonsenseprecious, nalusj, musiclady, quasar & smartycat, tourist, penstamon, amymckinney, corikodjo, honeybunny65, fjkelly, tiggernorton04,sky_and_lavender 

 
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Hazieluna, ATD Mom, Brightside, K9sarchik, Amberbella, Shibababy, jpiper0430, MajorGroover, Grace24, Hezzy, CowsRock, Kharen, Nico DeMouse, xenon, SarahJen, Suzywan, Phillybama, jentina, Jujubie, Writerbird, Melanie_rabbitbarn, Cicely_m, PinkOrchid2,Cking, Mandy 74, Anouk, GISDiva, Raingyrl, ChristyM26, Starlightsound, Palma, Rhon, 11yrsNoKid, Desilou, Nony,AngelaM, hae703, Radiowave, FiberLover, Scalpel, Zucchini, Funnygrace, VeganCupcake, Illaria

 

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Farmama, PiePie, Dctexan, Greengrey & Beckyphry
 
 

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Here you go friends.. I'm going to have to move over to my husband's computer, since I don't know how to do this on my Apple.  eyesroll.gif


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Thanks for the new thread, Taxi!  bow2.gif


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Thread looks good Taxi!


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Thanks, ladies!  I just couldn't think of a snappy title.. oh well..

 

Hey Ram, how are you feeling?


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So far so good. Got my ultrasound on thursday, but I'm feeling more positive. I could just tell something was wrong last time and I don't feel that way this time.


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Thanks for the new thread! I look forward to catching up when I get home. One more day here and I wish I had ten. My friend (the one I'm visiting over here) just went off BC and had unprotected BDing on day 14. Now she is freaking out and so utterly scared. She wants kids but is so unsure about doing it now (in a foreign country with bad health services and no family support). I wish I could stick around til testing time. greensad.gif

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Taxi - New thread looks great!  If you think of a snappy title later, I think you can edit it at a later date.  fingersx.gif for threadkeepers luck!!!

 

Ram - Glad you are feeling good this time around... yay!!  I'll be stalking tomorrow to read about your fabulous U/S appointment. 

 

Rosie - Glad you are having a good vacation!  Enjoy the rest of your time in paradise. 

 

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Is anyone in the 2WW right now? I am out of it, can we have a status update from everyone for the new month? Because I have time to read it now, ha!

 

I can't think of a snappy title for June, and I am the queen of snappy. I won an award in college for headline writing! So it is a hard one, Taxi!

 

Can't remember how much i said in the other thread, GP has not diagnosed me with diabetes after all, but I started Metformin. It's been an adjustment, but so far so good. I have no idea when to expect it to start "working" -- like is being hopeful for this month just insane...

I think I'm about a week from O. Trying to keep my summer spirits up but I'm just sick of doctors and dentists and giving them money. Just got back from a second opinion about my early-stage gum disease. Uggggh.

 

Let's talk about something that is not health or TTC related. Cause you all are awesome. Any ideas? Photo-shares? I am even extremely happy to look at pictures of everyone's pets again. :)

 

How about this: post one thing from the internet that you think is funny. I know that's kind of off-topic, but it might be fun to see if we share the same sense of humor. I am totally going for some cat macros, you may have to be somewhat familiar with the fine art of LOLcats, but Lenincat makes me laugh forever. (that and Double Rainbow).

 

Lenin Cat

 

Feel free to ignore me. ;) If someone posts Ow Charlie, we are disbanding the group.

 

<3 Boots, your resident internet phenomenon-ologist.

 

p.s. No one has mentioned you can now see my boobs in my profile picture. ;)



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Well, I am hoping that today was O day because my DH is totally back to being himself Sheepish.gif.  I will have to wait and see if my temp spikes tomorrow.  I abdomen was just having funny pains that I don't remember having before on the left side.  So hopefully my chart will tell me in 3 days that, oh, yeah, back there June 1, yep, that was O day.  So I could be getting to the 2WW.  Finding out on Father's Day, now that would be cool.  I will just have to wait and see.

 

have to laugh Taxlady, lol, I wondered why the title for July but I thought, well, must be lots of preplanning!  Ah, off to bed.


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Boots, your internet image and my internet image are eerily similar:

 

meow_cat_art-769936.jpg

 

Once, long before I saw this, I told DH that we should name our next cat Chairman Meow.  I thought I was sooooo clever.  Then I Googled it and discovered that the same idea had already occurred to someone else (probably multiple someones). irked.gif

 

My inner eight-year-old also likes Major Butt.  The mere fact that he existed makes me laugh, though the poor guy met a rather tragic end :http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archibald_Butt

 

Anyhoo...


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Arichbald Butt! i feel better about life already!

Haha, Caly, Russian LOLcats for the win!

 

Lilac, do you check your CM? (Good ol' Bajingo juice) How's your spinnbarkeit!? winky.gif

 

OMG, can we have a TTC vocab word of the week???

 

OMG, do I really miss teaching already?

 

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Yep, boots, I am into checking my CM.  Still little bits of clear stretch stuff to be found.  It has been present for a week (which is similar to last month's chart).  This mornings temp was lower than most of my recorded ones.  No I don't use OPKs, I am trying to go the "notice what is happening in my body" route for now.

 

I have to laugh at this faq.  http://www.fertilityfriend.com/Faqs/Implantation-time-and-signs.html  These signs  could mean something or they could not mean something.

 

After looking at my chart, I figure my temp should spike tomorrow or the next day.

 

And this is an interesting blog posting I found while searching for a funny TTC comic.  http://thisplaceisnowahome.wordpress.com/tag/pregnancy-test/

The video she talks about made me cry, in a happy way but her blog reminds me that there is much waiting in TTC.

 

 


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Oh, Lilac, I've seen that video, read an article about it awhile ago. I really like that she is still sharing on her blog. I thought it was so interesting that she says the reason she did it is because of wanting to share with her online TTC community. Awwww. (Ugh, omg her house is perfect. :) )

Do you hear that, June BFPs? We want videos! ;)

 

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HA!  I love this thread already.. Boots you are full of ideas.. so go for it girl!  TTC vocab.. Well, I love dropping the we're doing IVF with ICSI.  My aunt still calls it IBF.. the DH and I think that's funny because I have Crohn's which is sort of like but so much worse than IBS.. and it's all BS in general you know. 

 

Chiarman Meow.. now there's one I have never thought of... We thought our cat's name Johnbrown is clever because 1. DH likes to name his cats after Grateful Dead songs (they sang this one). 2. Our cat is black and John Brown was an activist in freeing the slaves.  3. John Brown was a little crazy and so is Johnbrown the cat. 4. Our wedding song was the Battle Hymn of the Republic (married on the 4th of July weekend to a US History lover) and the Battle Hymn started as the song about John Brown the real guy.  5. My husband's bestman's last name is Brown.  We just think that's funny.

 

WOW.. that was sooo off topic.  

 

Going in for an u/s this morning.  I love when the doctor says.. HOW OLD ARE YOU?  Because I respond like someone much younger to the meds.  smile.gif

 

I agree.. we need an update from some of you.  Where is everyone at.. IS THERE ANYONE IN THE TWW?

 

OH BOOTS.. I love that you said, no one has mentioned seeing my boobs.. biglaugh.gifSO CUTE!!  SO FUNNY!!  I think the school year has worn off and you're BACK!  Nice rack btw.  

 

Which reminds me.. does anyone want to share a baby picture?  I'll see if I can scrounge on up for myself.  

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I'll have to just post a link to my funny internet thing (I told you, I always read, I just don't have time to post!) because it's long.

Hyperbole and a Half Fish Story

 

Yeah, it's long, so I hope you all have a bit of time.  It makes me actually LOL, which is pretty unusual.  In fact, the whole blog really cracks me up, but that story really was what broke my will to remain vertical and toppled me with great guffaws of laughter.  :)

 

Hugs and babydust to all!  Do you think babydust is most useful before O or after?  I figure before . . . you want it to already be in place when the little fella meets the little gal.

 

Also, mittleschmertz is my favorite TTC term - and I think Lilac just felt it!

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Hi guys,

 

Everyone seems so cheery and in good spirits! I am, unfortunately, am so upset and anxious that I feel like I am going to vomit.

 

My new, dumb principal, intends to take me out of Pre-K and PUT ME IN THIRD GRADE because he feels I am BEING WASTED in pre-k because I am NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFIED

in early childhood.  Anyone who know anything at all ABOUT TEACHING and/or CHILDREN knows that those who are well-suited for PRE-K probably are NOT SUITED for THIRD GRADE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Cuss.gif

 

I am going to seriously have to find a new job and who knows if I will be able. 

 

And this is coming after last night, when the Dr. finally got back to me and told me that DP's SA said he has good sperm count but POOR MOTILITY AND POOR MORPHOLOGY and that perhaps I should try IUI/IVF and I'm like, SERIOUSLY??????????????????   Just like that??????????????  That's all you have to offer? Then I got out of her that he could try to go to a urologist and see if anything can be done. 

I am so upset right now I feel like I might pass out.  Seriously.


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I'm enjoying reading along with all of the off-topic conversations!  Too funny!! 

 

Cath- hug2.gif  I'm sorry for all that you are going through.  I hope you can find someone to give you better answers than your current doctor did. 

 

Ram - Any word on the U/S today??


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Oh Cath.. getting that call is tough.  Been there.. and hearing IVF... is tough too, been there.  But you know what.. finding out the solutions is really important.  There is so much technology.. I think Boggles even got her DH on supps that have really helped improve things.  hug2.gifAs far as you being moved from one class to another, I think you'd be wonderful doing anything.  I know it all throws a wrench in the system.  Maybe this is the path you didn't know you should be on or maybe things will change.  Please, try not to get totally worked up about all of this, because at any moment things could change again dramatically.  hug2.gif

 

Hi Val and Hykue.. I can't wait to watch the links to things later. 


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Cath, that totally sucks about your job!!  You would think that being NB certified would make your principal want to KEEP you!!  Sigh.  I'm so OVER the politics of education right now.  My job (French specialist in a magnet school) is potentially on the chopping block due to funding.  I'm trying to stay positive but I keep hearing rumors of pink slips coming.  I am tenured so technically my district would have to find me another job... but I love my little elementary school and would NOT want to move to high school or middle school.  It's frustrating when you feel like you don't have a choice.  Is your principal someone you can level with and explain your intentions?  Or would he/she retaliate? 

 

And all of that coming with the news of IVF... whew.  That is a lot to have on your shoulders.  I agree with Taxi... this could be a good thing because information is power, and now you have the right info needed to proceed.  How does your DP feel about the SA? 

 

Taxi, I love the cat name story.  My dog Sophie came with her name (she was rescued as a puppy) and Napoleon was named in honor of the French emperor.  I wish Sophie could have been called Josephine, just to be historically accurate.  :)

 

Boots, I love the baby picture idea.  I'll have to figure out how to post a picture here and I'll upload one of my own.  I was a bald baby until I was almost 3.  I had very fine, wispy hair that looks invisible in photos.  So don't judge!!  ;)  hee

 

Lilac, how's the O situation?  Getting anywhere?  I think reading your body's signs is the way to go.  I got really panicked when my OPK wasn't working properly last month and I missed my O date. 

 

Hykue, I'll have to read that link when get home.  I love internet funnies!  My favorite right now is damnyouautocorrect.com.  Seriously, hilarious.  I'm also on pinterest all the time... so.addicting.  :)

 

Ram, let us know how you're doing!  You were my TWW partner last month so I feel a kinship with you and your BFP!  Rooting for you all the way!!!


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OK, I know I've already exceeded my funny-things-on-the-internet quota, but I forgot about this one, and I have to share it 1) because it features my Dancing w/ the Stars crush Ralph Macchio and 2) there are so many bits in it that crack me up: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAtd2r49wFw  I should probably note that it's not safe for work.

 

Also, you guys have probably seen http://awkwardfamilyphotos.com/, yes?

 

I could go on, but I'll stop.

 

Ugh, Cath, that is too much suckiness all at once!  hug2.gif  I'm sorry!  Could you tell your principal that you have no desire to teach third grade?  Would it make a difference if he knew he was making one of his better teachers unhappy?  I hate that he said you're being "wasted" in Pre-K.  Isn't it important for little kids to have good teachers?  How did your DP handle the SA results?  I'll be broaching that subject with my DH sometime soon.

 


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Hi All, I would love to join this thread.  I'm 31 and my partner is 33.  I've been diagnosed with PCOS (at age 19) and we've been trying to make a baby since January of this year.  It is tough when I only ovulate every 45-65 days!  I'm starting taking some meds in June after a year of failed natural and holistic treatments failed to regulate my cycle.  I hope they harmonize my hormones and help with ovulation!  I'm currently waiting out the tww, and hoping for good news. 

 

Other than babymaking, which often feels like a full-time job, I'm trying to wrap up my dissertation and launch an aromatherapy business. 

 

I look forward to chatting!

 

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First loss on 3.5.12. Second loss on 5.19.12. Cautiously optimistic that the 3rd time really is a charm. EDD 8.7.2013.

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Welcome KrunchyK!  You will enjoy this group of ladies.  I have been TTC since April and I have learned a lot here.

 

Now, boots, my spinnbarkeit was certainly flowing today (I saw a whole big glob of it like last month :)) and  yes there has been a bit of mittleschmertz yesterday.  I am hoping for a big post O thermal shift that is if I really did O today!  The whole plunge from 96.8 degrees, down to 96.08 this morning, and all the up and downing so far this cycle I think it is time for a temperature spike!

 

Went to McDonalds and tried their new "mango pineapple smoothie".  Nor worth the money.  I would rather eat partially frozen mango pieces from my local Aldi grocery store.  Off to bed.


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Hey val, hykue, pitch, lilac and those 2 goofballs Boots and Caly! So ultrasound went good, they were able to see the eggy is in the right spot, yay! They told me to come in for another u/s next week but I'm not sure, I mean I don't want to fry the thingy.

 

Cath: Oh that really bites. So sorry you got hit with such bad news hug2.gif I really feel for you moving up to the 3rd graders, when i worked after-school I did k & 1st grade but they always made be work the older kids on field trips so I could keep them in line. I really missed my little kiddos. They're just so fun and excited then, by the upper grades they start getting "big kid" attitudes.

 

Hope everything is looking good for you this month, Taxi!

 

Welcome Krunchy!

 

Oh TTC terms: GSB (i think golden smiley boyfriend) It took me forever the figure out that was clear blue digital opks, I just didn't get why you were smiling at the stick.


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Hey Rosie! Hope you're having a good time, we miss you and sorry about your friend. I bet she really appreciates your support.


Taxi, okay so I am loving IBF. I had to look up ICSI, but my first thought was Internet CSI a la crime shows. Or, maybe my home state of Iowa? I bet there's a huge need for CSI there. I tried to come up with what IVF could stand for and I came up with International Vulture Fanciers. Because everyone loves a vulture! Hope your u/s went okay! Keep us updated. I also love the extremely nerdy name story of John Brown the cat. I am a little scared for your future child ;)
I am also sitting here giggling next to my snoring husbeast that you and I are basically internet-shouting at everyone: ANYONE IN THE TWW? haha. We are all kind of hyper this month.

 

I am going to put another baby picture at the end of this monster post to get things rolling. In this one, I am not topless. Tips are still welcome.
 

Hi Hykue! I giggled at that fish story, but I have to admit in fun-fact-about me mode that I am actually afraid of fish. I have two main fears (remember I am asthmatic) one is that they will be without water gasping like that. (shudder) and two is that they will swim around in the air and get me, just like was depicted  in an air freshener commercial. I think my friends really like that blog...isn't it the one with the Clean all the things! comic?


Aww, Cath, I am so sorry. I know how hard it is to deal with short-sighted administrators. I know it's kind of a backhanded compliment but of course he is thinking about his bottom line which is test scores! I bet you 3rd graders are tested in your state, right? I am curious how much of your displeasure you expressed to him and how responsive he was? Job hunting sucks, but I bet any other school/district would be super-happy to have you. You deserve better leadership than that.

I'm sorry about the news about the male factor infertility. Speaking of crappy men in power, I don't think your doc was very supportive. Sometimes they can be too matter-of-fact.  I just want to remind you that although we are laughing about bloody fish and Russian cats and Karate Kid, many of us are in various stages of finding out what kind of interventions we'll need to make this happen for us. You are not alone! When is school over? How set in stone is this grade assignment? Were there other cuts and assignment shifts?

 

Pitch, I now have to apologize for all the times I called you Pinch. hah. Let's just believe I was doing it on poirpose? I am sorry you're having some uncertainy about your position, too. It is everywhere! I am lucky this year. I am so sick of the budget crisis all over the country every spring, and so many already over-worked teachers having to worry about this.

I promise not to judge you for your baby-baldness. My huz is bald and he's 34 ;)
 

Welcome KrunchyK! I predict we are going to call you Krunch so I hope you're okay with that ;)  If you don't mind my asking, what drugs are you taking now? I was just diagnosed as pre-diabetic/IR and put on Metformin, although no one has diagonsed me with PCOS the treatment appears to be the same.

 

Caly, I loved that vid. It took me a little while to figure out what was going on, though, which is part of the brilliance. "I'm 48 years old!" I am going to counter with "George Washington". This is also for Taxi's hubby. It is NOT worksafe. ha.

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Ram, you made me giggle with "I don't want to fry the thing." Yay for the u/s. I am glad you are feeling things are going right this time. You guys make me laugh saying that 3rd graders have "big kid" attitudes. Actually some of my kids were tutoring 4th graders this year and they were like "Miss, those little kids are nasty! They are little perverts!" I don't know if they were trying to impress my kids or what. But deep down they are all babies, even the 14 year olds. I definitely used to think I would want to teach high school but I do love middle school because they are basically still kids even if they don't want to be.

Actually GSB stands for "Golden Showers Boyfriend: pee on him and he smiles" I believe I am to blame for that.

 

AFM, body is still adjusting to the metformin but I'm overall okay. I should be O'ing in the next four days or so. No bajingo juice yet. I am still wondering if it's even possible the meds will have helped this cycle, I've been googling around looking for stories.

My schedule is all off, but that's pretty typical of me. It's 3 a.m. I may be starting to recover from the school year but I am still not back 100 percent. I can tell because I have no desire to read, write, or knit.

OH and I finally got a smartphone, a Samsung Galaxy S. I am the tech savviest of my coworkers and friends but almost the last to have a smartphone. I am having fun playing with it.

 

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My grandma and I laugh about this picture. What a worried (possibly poopy?) baby.



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Well no great spike this morning, just back up to 96.8 degrees.  I was chart stalking other 33 to 35 year old women who were just off birth control pills on fertilityfriend.com.  Doesn't seem like anyone has such low temps like me but I think even my normal waking temp isn't 98.6.  I guess I will have to wait 2 more days with temping to see if my temp is really "UP".  Shakes head in unknown.

 

Okay baby pictures, I will have to go find one.  I thought I had a baby picture on facebook that I could pilfer, but I guess not.  I have one on my other computer I am going to upload.


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Okay, I found a picture when I am about 6 months old with my parents (I think it was a Christmas picture).Christmas6monthsOldWithMomAndDad.jpg


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Just wanted to join in the baby picture posting.  Here's one of my sister and me.  I'm the little one in the sombraro. 

 

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Ram - Yay for the good U/S!  Looking forward to seeing you in the graduates thread soon. 

 

Lilac - Hope your temp rises very soon!  As for temps, mine was never 98.6 in the morning.  Pre-O, it was in the 97 range, and post-O I was upper 97 to low 98.  Everyone's temps are different, so I wouldn't worry about what the temp is, as long as you can see the pattern. 

 

Boots - So glad to have you back in a better mood!  And loving the baby pics, thanks for coming up with the idea!

 

Taxi - Hope stimulation is going well!!!  How long until retrieval and transfer??

 

Caly - Are you counting down the days until DH is back for a visit?? 

 

krunch - Welcome to the group!  This is a great place for support and information, and a good dose of humor.  If you don't mind me asking, what kind of meds are you taking? 

 

Have a fantastic weekend, ladies!!

 

 


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Welcome.gifKrunchyK!  We're so glad you could join us and I know we all hope your stay is short.  You will find tons of very smart ladies over here with lots of support!!  Do you chart your cycles?  If you do, post a link and I'll get you added to the roster some time today.  flowersforyou.gif

 

Bootsie.. you are on FIRE!  I am biglaugh.gif.  How did you know I am an International Vulture Fancier?  It's true.. and the baby picture!  I love the poses from baby studio pictures.. you're like, hmm.. I feel like I'm going going going to fall fall over.. Omg.. pooping too!! 

 

Lilac - totally awesome picture of you and your parents.  I LOVE THE 70's!!  How young do our parents look??  I will totally be scanning and adding a picture tonight.  

 

AHHHH... thank goodness it's Friday!!  

 

I've got to get going.. today is National Doughnut Day!!  The Salvation Army started National Doughnut Day in WWI.  Fun history fact, thanks to the DH and his love of Huell Howser's California Gold program on public television.  Anyhow, even though I cannot eat doughnuts (or gluten bombs as I call them) I will be bringing in the doughnuts for my client and other auditors today.  AREN'T I THE NICEST TAXLADY YOU KNOW.  

 

Here's a virtual doughnut for all of you..  kid.gif (ok, it's not a doughnut, but it is my favorite smilie)...  Happy Friday.. and Happy Friday afternoon to Boots.. who gets to sleep in.  

 

AFM:  I have so many eggs the doctor stopped counting.  I have another u/s on Saturday.  Retrieval is scheduled now for Tuesday and that will mean that embryo transfer will be on Sunday the 12th.  Then I'll be PUPO, or as we IBF (lol) ladies like to call it... Pregnant Until Proven Otherwise.  YEA!!  IVF is sort of fun.. in a totally stressful fun sort of way.  

 

Val we cross posted.. you don't by any chance still have that awesome sombrero?  What about that baby walker/stand - I'm sure those haven't been recalled.. LOL.  

 

Hey, did any of you have a Willie Waterbug when you were little?  It was made by Whammo.


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I've been missing you guys! Thanks for the new thread, Taxi. When you think about it, can you change my age? I've been meaning to acknowledge the fact that I'm now 35 for six months now - lol!

 

I haven't had time to read and catch up on everything that I missed since my last random posting... are there any BFP's to celebrate? Any other news to celebrate?

 

Cath - sorry your principal wants to move you to 3rd grade. The idea that a qualified teacher is being 'wasted' in preschool is maddening! Do they not realize how important early education is? Perhaps hitting them with research and some stats will make them rethink the move. Sending you a big hug2.gif, you have had a lot of hard news all at once.

 

I'm in my TWW.... 9 DPO to be exact. Had an odd temp dip at 6 DPO... I'm hoping that it is significant, but really don't want to get my hopes up too much. We'll see how it goes, anyone want to stalk my chart? I'm going to try not to test until Thursday. I'm attending a quadruple baby shower on Monday... I'm a little afraid that it will be hard for me to be so surrounded by beautiful and deserving mama's if I am feeling disappointed about my own fertility.

 

Elsewhere in my world... I'm in between school sessions. My summer program begins on Wednesday and I've actually taken some time off - had to really, since my classroom is being painted and there isn't much that I can do in there at the moment. orngbiggrin.gif Marc and I celebrated our first anniversary by spending a couple days in the mountains. It was lovely. I got my garden planted and mulched, have made fun progress with my knitting, and am trying to make myself buckle down to finish my make-up work from last semester's class. I have about two weeks to get it done. That's about it, I think. I don't know where my baby pics are, but I'll try to find one later... mine all have buggy eyes - like this bigeyes.gif

 

 


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