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Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   03-03-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 84
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
A latte. I always start my day with a decaf...

A latte. I always start my day with a decaf latte. Seems ok on the stomach. This morning was multigrain sourdough toast with sour cherry jam and softly scrambled eggs with butter. Yum.
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Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   03-03-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 52
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
Last night I was having a dream that a doctor was...

Last night I was having a dream that a doctor was removing my cervix and I didn't really know why. And she said she was only going to use local. And I was scared and shaky and didn't have a ride...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   03-02-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 198
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
I am semi-rural east of Toronto.

I am semi-rural east of Toronto.
Forum: Infertility   02-28-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 53
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
Czech Republic is popular for IVF travellers, as...

Czech Republic is popular for IVF travellers, as is Mexico. I've had friends go to both. CR was about 5k euros, and Mexico was about 5k US.
Forum: Infertility   02-28-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 41
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
Oh, and the difference between 40 and 42 is big. ...

Oh, and the difference between 40 and 42 is big. And it goes way down by 43. Like 3% :-( At my clinic most women have ISCI and genetic testing. My RE said about 9/10 eggs are abnormal at 42, and...
Forum: Infertility   02-28-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 41
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
My clinic said 5-15% chance at 42. I've had...

My clinic said 5-15% chance at 42. I've had three children without fertility help.

Have you done any baseline testing, such as AMH or a follicle count to better assess your personal reserve?
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   02-28-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 112
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
I'm taking Thorne Prenatal when I remember,...

I'm taking Thorne Prenatal when I remember, 1000IU vit D, a fish oil liquid, folate capsule, and a probiotic. I'm also on estrogen and progesterone (IVF pregnancy).
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   02-28-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
Weekend check-in :-)

Happy Saturday mamas!

Hope everyone is taking care of themselves. We still have bitter cold here. Today is laundry and cooking and taking it easy day. I'm making a beef bone broth-based veggie...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   02-15-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 221
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
I am! Hoping it will be home birth #3...

I am! Hoping it will be home birth #3 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) for me. My first was a planned home birth but we moved into hospital for meconium. ...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   02-13-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 136
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
Just popped in to say I have a Kai too! Mine is...

Just popped in to say I have a Kai too! Mine is almost 17 though!
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   02-13-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 94
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
I love how oblivious kids are. My youngest and...

I love how oblivious kids are. My youngest and my partner's girls don't know about the baby yet. One of the girls just walked into the bedroom and was completely oblivious to the stacks of diapers...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   02-13-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 94
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
Baby things and Mama things

I'm having quite a lovely day today. I'm watching Downton Abbey and sorting through baby things. This baby was conceived with IVF and it's been a long journey. Along the way we have bought baby...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   02-07-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 132
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
Today was just shopping at Costco - did a huge...

Today was just shopping at Costco - did a huge shop, and the pre-requistite fridge clean. We have all 5 kids here this weekend (I have mine 60% of the time, and my partner has his kids every other...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   02-07-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 388
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
Welcome Bela, Meeba, and Anjea!!

Welcome Bela, Meeba, and Anjea!!
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   02-06-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 132
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
I'm back on call next week so enjoying getting...

I'm back on call next week so enjoying getting the house together. It's been a time of organizing and it feels good!

I'm super interested in visiting a tranquility tank - anyone ever gone to one?
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   02-06-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
Hello! I spent the night petting diapers....

Hello!

I spent the night petting diapers. Yep: already went shopping. I've been waiting for this for a long time! :-D
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   02-06-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 388
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
Hello! My name is Carolynn and I am due October...

Hello! My name is Carolynn and I am due October 16th with baby #4 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4) . I have kids who are 16, 15, and 7. My partner has two...
Forum: Site Help   02-05-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 11,589
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
Meeeee tooo! Squeeeeee! :grin:

Meeeee tooo! Squeeeeee!
:grin:
Forum: Site Help   02-05-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 11,589
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
I volunteer to be the second person. :-)

I volunteer to be the second person. :-)
Forum: Trying To Conceive   09-28-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 28,420
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
Good morning! Hi! I'm Carolynn - I've previously...

Good morning! Hi! I'm Carolynn - I've previously posted here. I'm 42, and have an amazing partner who is 39. He's the love of my life and my best friend, and we are super excited to begin the...
Forum: Infertility   09-28-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Infertility   09-26-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
So we have started IVF in earnest! Yay! I'm...

So we have started IVF in earnest! Yay!

I'm on day 5 of 2.5mg of Femara, and day 3 of Repronex 150mg injections. Yesterday I felt some ovarian discomfort so hopefully that is a sign that things...
Forum: Infertility   08-09-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
What about the Never Girls series? Not...

What about the Never Girls series? Not superheroes per se, but adventurous and a nice spin on fairies!

Thanks! When I saw the RE he said my ovaries looked good on ultrasound - LOL. So I am...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-09-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 28,420
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
Hi honeybunmom! Congrats on your lovely...

Hi honeybunmom!

Congrats on your lovely addition to your family. Sounds like we have a lot in common!
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-07-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 28,420
Posted By CarolynnMarilynn
Hi rain! Nice to meet you. Thanks for the...

Hi rain! Nice to meet you. Thanks for the welcome! Wow you must be so excited to meet your little one. I can't wait to be in your sandals (it's summer, right?) one day! LOL

And Happy...
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