-- Welcome! Sounds like you're in the right place. Different people analyze and test at different points here, but overall everyone just tries not to obsess, and tries to keep the rest of life in mind when TTC seems to be taking over. I'm sorry to hear about your losses. I had an IUD put in after my last miscarriage; I needed a break from the possibility of pregnancy for a little while, too. I hope you get what you desire soon, and without any needless stressing.
AFM -- I saw my midwife today. She did a cervical check. I am zero, zilch, nothing, nada. Baby is high and unengaged, cervix is long and closed. She stimulated the cervix, but couldn't even do a membrane sweep (which was fine with me; the studies I've read don't seem to support their effectiveness). I'm not overly concerned about my lack of progress, since I've never been dilated prior to labor starting with my other kids (with the exception of DD and my PROM, and I would rather not repeat that anyhow). All that said, I am feeling a bit down now. Just restless, I guess. I had been focusing on getting to this appointment, and it was rather anti-climatic. I think boredom is just taking a toll. We talked about scheduling my induction, which isn't required, but is offered between 41 and 42 weeks. I'm having them schedule it for 41 weeks, but am optimistic that we won't need it. It's hard to be too patient because DH is starting school again right when I would be 42 weeks, and I will be on my own at that point much of the time. We don't have any family down here, and my friends aren't baby-type friends. I would really like two weeks with him home so I can at least physically recover before I have 12+ hour days at home alone. At any rate, I'll be fine either way. My first husband never had more than a week off when our babies were born. I'm just spoiled now because my new DH is so much better with babies.
Mares? MamaBlue? How are you guys holding up? Any news?
Chuord -- is your retrieval tomorrow?
Oxford -- Hi!!