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Forum: Queer Parenting   03-04-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,296
Posted By osker
Hi.   I think I should be here? I'm honestly...

Hi.
 
I think I should be here? I'm honestly not really sure.  We're probably not ttc until next month, but I need to be a bit more focused and mindful about things, so maybe this will help.  I...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   01-24-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 72
Posted By osker
I'm so sorry. My pregnancy did not progress past...

I'm so sorry. My pregnancy did not progress past 6.5wks development, and it took until 11.5wks for anything to begin to clear/pass. I didn't know until 11wks that I should expect to miscarry.
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-04-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By osker
For our first pregnancy, DW carrying, we tried...

For our first pregnancy, DW carrying, we tried at home for three years. We did a couple of cycles of black market clomid that didnt help at all. We did a few cycles of progesterone cream which did...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   12-28-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 26
Posted By osker
Thank you everyone. Things have progressed well...

Thank you everyone. Things have progressed well naturally, which has been a blessing. Also, the hormone crash that everyone told me was coming seems to have been a disappearance of all of the...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   12-26-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By osker
Just having a miscarriage now, which stinks. But...

Just having a miscarriage now, which stinks. But really can't figure out what to say to our 3yo DD. She is baby obsessed and has been wanting a baby for years. She's so excited and talks about when...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   12-23-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 26
Posted By osker
I had some spotting on Friday and Saturday, so...

I had some spotting on Friday and Saturday, so my midwife called in an urgent ultrasound for this morning. The baby stopped growing (or never did grow) past six weeks. So now I'm just waiting to see...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   12-17-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 16
Posted By osker
I'm only ten weeks along, but I've already...

I'm only ten weeks along, but I've already noticed that my bras are not cutting it. Aside from one that itches so much I want to scream, the underwire is really feeling restrictive and binding in a...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   12-17-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 18
Posted By osker
I think for me it's most important to have...

I think for me it's most important to have bedtime squared away. DD was all over the place with bedtime and we were all just falling into bed exhausted, dreading the inevitable wake ups. DW finally...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   12-15-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 20
Posted By osker
I switched a size up in pants at about eight...

I switched a size up in pants at about eight weeks, mostly because someone have me new pants and I was excited to wear them! But now at ten weeks I'm just noticing how I can't just squish anymore....
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   12-13-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 20
Posted By osker
I'm waiting. Really waiting. Do I actually have...

I'm waiting. Really waiting. Do I actually have to tell at all? Ok, eventually I will have to tell and plan leave. It should work out well for me to be out at our slowest time.. But in my work there...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   12-04-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 24
Posted By osker
I also had an ultrasound at what I know was 6w0d...

I also had an ultrasound at what I know was 6w0d due to some bright red blood. My hcg was 15,800 and they said everything looked just right.. But all they saw was the sac and yolk sac, no baby yet....
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   11-30-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 36
Posted By osker
I just made my favorite Christmas cookies, which...

I just made my favorite Christmas cookies, which I always make thanksgiving weekend. The butter smelled so horrific that I only barely made it through mixing them up!...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   11-25-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 84
Posted By osker
Name: Osker Age: 35 EDD: July 11th 1st...

Name: Osker
Age: 35
EDD: July 11th
1st pregnancy, 2nd child
Guessing boy (because DD is so set that she only wants a sister)
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   11-20-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 23
Posted By osker
I'm not doing to great in this area. Every...

I'm not doing to great in this area. Every little twinge or symptom or lack of symptom has me totally freaked out. I had one ultrasound already and would love to have another, but there is really no...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   11-19-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 28
Posted By osker
Anyone have issue with carrying their older...

Anyone have issue with carrying their older kids? E is just three but weighs about 38lbs, today when I carried her up to take a tubby I felt strong sharp pains. I should stop carrying her? Or this...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   11-16-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 14
Posted By osker
On Wed afternoon I had some brown spotting, on...

On Wed afternoon I had some brown spotting, on Thursday around lunch some bright red blood. It didn't last for very long, but freaked me out so we went to the ER and had an ultrasound done.  My Hcg...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   11-11-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 90
Posted By osker
Hello everyone, I am due July 11th and very...

Hello everyone, I am due July 11th and very excited, but still in disbelief. I have a 3yo daughter who my wife carried, so this is my second child but first pregnancy.
So far my biggest struggle...
Forum: Queer Parenting   11-06-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,843
Posted By osker
Hello All!      So, way back in the day...

Hello All!  
   So, way back in the day (somewhere in 2011, I believe), I started this thread as a way to pass some time while we waited to be ready to ttc #2.  Well, that time was a lot longer...
Forum: Women's Health   10-02-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By osker
Have you had your Vitamin D levels checked? Also...

Have you had your Vitamin D levels checked? Also have you been tested for lupus? DW is having the same issue and it turns out that even though she has a healthy diet she has a major vitamin D...
Forum: Queer Parenting   09-01-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By osker
Just FYI, NW is running a Labor Day sale on...

Just FYI, NW is running a Labor Day sale on vials from now until Sept 8. They run 20% of sales about once every two years.
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-29-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By osker
NW is a small bank, but it is true, they do not...

NW is a small bank, but it is true, they do not require a doc signature.  They ship vials directly to your home in a dewar, you use the samples and send the tank back.  Easy as can be.  When we were...
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-22-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,843
Posted By osker
Anybody still out there that used to post here??...

Anybody still out there that used to post here??  Wanna know a secret??  We're finally ttc #2!! OMG!!  We did our first IUI earlier this week and I am now in the TWW!!!!  
 
This was a much, much,...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-24-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By osker
Don't anticipate problems with a second kid if...

Don't anticipate problems with a second kid if you don't currently have one on the way.  I hear you on the tiredness.. maybe it's a Vit D deficiency?  
I'd stick with her for continuity and worry...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-24-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By osker
I personally would not see where a tablet would...

I personally would not see where a tablet would be all that useful.  In school the majority of what I do is read documents, edit documents, write papers, etc.  A tablet would just not be useful. 
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-26-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By osker
That's us to a T.  We're finally coming to the...

That's us to a T.  We're finally coming to the end of seven years of this.  There were some full years and some lean years, and it got much, much, much harder the last two years.  I'm extremely...
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