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Kristy -praying for you as you decide what to do next.

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Also thinking of you, Kristy, and hoping you are OK. Let us know how you are doing.

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Just wanted to let you know that I was thinking about you today, Kristy.

Not sure where you are at now, but hope things are better after your hard day last week.

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I can't decide if I should be happy over this month's chart or not. It was looking great yesterday but my temps took a big dive today. I did look into an RE and possible treatments. For just a medicated cycle and 2 ultrasounds it will cost between $600-$1000 depending on a couple of things. We just can't afford this. I'm just kind of having a hard time today.

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How is everybody?
I've been MIA because of travelling for 3 weeks, but now I'm back!

I'm sorry about the BFN Kristi :( I wish everyone could get IF treatments on their insurance. Over here in Sweden everybody gets at least 1 IVF for free, some places it's 3 fresh cycles, but it depends on where you live. BUT, the waiting list is sometimes long, 18 months or so!

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Thanks ladies. It's hard not to get emotional...especially with the hormones and everyone who has not dealt with this trying to give advice...I'm so grateful for all of you who are willing to share this journey.

CSROBERTSON-I checked into that link you posted. Virginia is not one of them :( There was some valuable information on the site. Right now I'm just keeping this stuff in the back of my brain as we continue to hope and pray this works. My cm has been ewcm since yesterday, which is kind of early for me. Normally I don't see that until around CD 16-17 and then o around CD 18-19. I don't remember this when she upped my dosage last time. Maybe that's a really good sign? Maybe I'll o early...who know?!

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I'm sorry, too, Kristy, about your last cycle.

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KLMAYS -- sorry last cycle was a bust, but fingers crossed for this one!

W/R/T seeing a specialist and the cost involved, have you checked with your insurance to see what is covered? You may be surprised. (Some states even require health insurance to cover infertility treatment: www.resolve.org/family-building-opti
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Last cycle was a bust. I'm now in my last cycle before she refers us to a specialist...which we know we can't afford. Praying this works...

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Hoping the best for you, KLMAY!



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I'm nearing the end of my 2ww...fingers crossed...

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+opk on Monday...gradual temp increase over last couple of days with a big spike this morning. I'm concerned though because I woke up late and had a rough night because of the baby. Hopefully it's not too off because of these things.

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No ultrasounds. I have very irregular cycles. I'm on CD17 so I'm okay but typically I've already shown a positive OPK by now. We'll see :)

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Kristy, are you having ovulations confirmed by ultrasounds? Which cycle day are you on?
I ovulate on my own, but it differs from CD 14-18. I wouldn't give up hope just yet. Hoping for some good news from you soon! :)

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Another round of Clomid...in the past I've always ovulated on day 16 or 17. Nothing yet...getting a bit anxious...

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TXPATRIOT - I was just going to ask you how it went today. Heading over to the success thread now! emoticon

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Kristy, I put my update on the success chat thread. It's good news!

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Thanks for sharing that, Kristy. I love your blog! It is a great reminder that He is enough. :)

Yes, tomorrow is another big day. I think tonight is my last progesterone shot, too! Woohoo!

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I look forward to a wonderful update TXPATRIOT :)

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Understand, KLMAY.

Next u/s is on Tuesday, 6/4. Praying that we hear the heartbeat again. I am 9w1d today. Most of the time, I'm good, but there are moments...it is so hard sometimes.

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Thanks TXPATRIOT! We're praying for the right timing with everything. To make the most of my maternity leave we'd love a March-May baby but we'll take whatever the Lord gives. I hope things are still going well :)

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That's awesome AF returned on her own. Praying for wisdom for your doctor and a successful outcome!



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AF has returned on her own...so on one hand, that is a good thing. I'm waiting to hear back from my doctor to see if we're upping the meds or if we will try another round at this dosage. I hope everyone is having a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. We're so blessed and may we never forget that.

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Yes. I'm sure it will start to fly by. The nursery right now is an office/junk room. So LOTS to do!

What a sweet picture, ZIPPIDA! I can't believe that she is 6 months old!

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I know it seems like a long way away, but I assure you it will fly by. Up until the last couple of weeks. Then it will seem like it's taking forever for the baby to get here. Then once he or she is here, it will start flying again. I can't believe Emma's already 6 months old! I need to update my picture of her. emoticon

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My estimated due date is 1/1/15. That seems so far away!

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TXPATRIOT - I am so excited for you! What is your estimated due date? The heartbeat is truly amazing to see and hear. It's such a miracle. I bawled like a baby the first time I saw Emma's heartbeat. I was so relieved and just in awe. My first loss, we found out at our 13 week appointment. We went to hear the heartbeat, didn't hear it, so had an ultrasound. There was no heartbeat. The second loss was to early (7 weeks). So we waited until we had seen the heartbeat 2 or 3 times before we announced to our family.

EMOLESUGAR - my first beta 14 dpo was 24 (not "technically" pregnant). It wasn't even high enough to turn a regular pregnancy test positive. So don't give up hope yet.

KLMAYS08 - So sorry this round of Clomid didn't work. Hoping for better results for you next round.

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Wooho TXPATRIOT!

EMOLESUGAR-I got my BFP 10dpo with my daughter after having a lot difficulty conceiving. It is possible...but as we know, it could take up to a couple of days after your period should start for a BFP to appear. I am hoping for wonderful things for you. We are back to TTC. This round of Clomid was a bust. My doctor is planning to up the dosage this next round.

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Congrats TXPATRIOT on a great ultrasound! So happy to hear that things are progressing so well!

If I am right, today I'm 10 dpo. Started testing with cheapies this past weekend because I didn't have the will power to wait, but so far only BFNs. Now trying to hold out a few more days. I'm feeling especially anxious this month knowing that we might be headed towards IVF. If we could only conceive on our own again and somehow have a happy pregnancy so much money, time, and potential heartache could be avoided. So much to think about...

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We saw and heard the heartbeat of one baby! Not twins, but we are super happy!

Baby measurements all on target. Seeing and hearing the heartbeat was truly amazing!


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How did the ultrasound go?! :) *crossing fingers*

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Tomorrow, 5/13, at 10:45 a.m.

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TXPATRIOT - when do you have your first ultrasound?

HAUSHINKA - Any baby yet? I know it could be any day now. I know you'll be super busy with an infant, but please at least do a quick announcement with stats to let us know everything went ok. Then we won't bug you for a while. emoticon

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How are you doing, Haushinka? Been thinking about you and praying for you.

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Good job Kristy on almost reaching your weight loss goal! That's a huge accomplishment. I wish you good luck with the next clomid cycle, keep us posted on how it goes!

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Great news TXPATRIOT! I'm sure you are excited for your first ultrasound and even more so for a healthy, happy pregnancy!

Best of wishes to you!

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TXPATRIOT: Sorry this is a delayed CONGRATULATIONS!!! This was such wonderful news to read this morning!!!

I'm back on the clomid, 50mg/day. I'm almost done with the pills so then it will be the ovulation waiting game. I required a higher dosage last time so we'll see...good news is that I'm almost to my 20lb weight loss goal. My first big goal is 30 but I know anything lost can potentially help with conceiving. Hang in there ladies!

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My hCG number did double - 137 to 287

Thank you, HAUSHINKA, EMOLE, ZIPPIDA, KLMAY for all your support!

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Oops, it seems it's been a while since I logged on.
Congratulations Txpatriot!!! Hope to see those numbers grow! Woohoo!

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BIG congrats TXPATRIOT! I woke up wondering about your results and am so happy to see this great number. What perfect way for you to start your weekend emoticon Keep us posted!

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Yay! That's a great first number. emoticon

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Just got my 1st beta test results and it is a BFP!!

hCG level was 137, next blood test is on Sunday.

We know we have a ways to go, but we are very excited and very thankful!

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Also, please don't post anything to my page. I haven't told some of my family yet and I do have family members on SP. Thanks!

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TXPATRIOT - Thinking of you today! When will your next beta draw be? Will it be Monday?

How's everyone else doing?

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Thanks, ladies. Both of your responses made me feel better. I might have had some implantation bleeding yesterday. We'll see!

Only 2 days, 17 hours and 59 minutes....not that I'm counting. :)

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I know the wait is hard. Try to find something not too physical to occupy your time. And don't get down. I didn't start feeling any symptoms until about 2 or 3 weeks post implantation. So it's completely normal to not feel anything yet. I'm keeping everything possible crossed for you. Let us know on Friday.

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TXPATRIOT - the days must feel endless. Don't lose hope! Fingers and toes crossed for you and can't wait to hear the news (hopefully great news!) on Friday.

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Struggling... emoticon

I guess I'll know either way on Friday, but the waiting is so tough right now. Not feeling any symptoms and that is making it worse.



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Shots twice a week,,,, emoticon emoticon and hopeflly it will work out fine!!!


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Thanks, Zippida. It is getting easier. I've actually been able to give myself a couple of shots left handed into my left hip.

It's hard to believe after this long process that my little ones are finally with me. Whatever the outcome, I feel truly blessed and grateful.

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That's great news! Thinking of you today! I had to give myself shots once a day from 24 weeks on, and when I hit 32 weeks, it was upped to twice a day. It definitely took a while to get used to, but it does get easier.

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Well, today is the day! Two more hours until transfer of my two embryos.

Thank you all for your support.

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So exciting TXPATRIOT!!!

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Yea! Sonogram went well (was between 9.2 and 11 mm), so transfer is scheduled for Tuesday, 4/16.

My husband has a tremor in his hands, so I had to give myself a shot of the progesterone tonight. This was my 1st time and it was so hard. Once I did it, I was fine, but to actually get the nerve to stick the needle in, was tough. Hoping it will get easier.

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Thanks so much for the feedback!

I guess I'll find out more tomorrow. Tomorrow is my sono to see if my endo is thickened and ready....(praying...) If so, tentative FET is next Wed!

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TXPATRIOT - when I needed betas during my last pregnancy in January the nurse was able to order them STAT from the lab and she had them within a few hours. Maybe you can request the same? I can't imagine waiting all weekend for a result.

Best of luck with everything and fingers tightly crossed for you!

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TXPATRIOT - Usually it's a 24-hr turn around (depending on the lab). I sure hope they can rush it for you. That would be an excruciating wait.

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This is my 1st treatment.

How long does it take to get beta test results back? Same day, next day? My tentative date is Friday, 4/25.

I was wondering if I'm going to have to wait until Monday?? emoticon

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HAUSHINKA-It doesn't appear that I ovulated. I never got the temp spike. My doctor had me start the Provera again. She prescribed the Clomid but I'm not going to start it until next month. Things have been really crazy busy and as much as I want another one, I want to enjoy as much of the journey as I can...so next month we'll be officially jumping in again. I didn't want to waste a cycle of Clomid since I can only take it 4-6 cycles. We're praying for a much easier time this go around but we're not guaranteed anything.

I'm battling some mixed emotions right now. Almost everyone that was pregnant when we tried to conceive last time is pregnant again. The anxiety and fear stares me in the face daily. You would think that by now I would have learned to cope. It's difficult when, no matter how much you love them, your friends get pregnant within a month or two of trying. Who knows how long it will take this time. I'm determined not to get in the depressive funk that I fell into the last go around. I'm trying to remain hopeful and optimistic. Good luck to everyone!!!

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Good luck TXPATRIOT! Will be thinking about you as your transfer date nears and especially in the dreaded wait for your first beta.

HAUSHINKA - can't believe you are so close! So encouraging to hear about someone's success story after such a long time of trying and so much loss and difficulty.

ZIPPIDA - I totally don't think you're crazy for wanting to try again. We know better than most that you really can't plan your family and just have to do what feels right.

As for me, we had our first appointment with yet another (that makes three!) infertility doctor this morning and are, for the first time, seriously considering IVF. It feels like a big step to take since we've conceived 3 times on our own, but it would allow us to do PGD to make sure we are transferring a chromosomally normal embryo(s). My mind is reeling a bit with all the choices and decisions we will need to make. This May will mark a full 2 years of TTC for my hubby and I and we are weary. So very weary.

For now, more blood tests as soon as stupid AF arrives and possibly an HSG and then we will go from there...

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Thanks, HAUSHINKA!

Hanging in there. You'd think after 11 years of infertility, two weeks would be a piece of cake. :) Tentative date for FET is 4/16. If that date holds, beta test will be on 4/25.

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Zippida: I don't blame you or judge you at all! :) I wanted 4 kids, too. It has taken us 3.5 years to almost get one baby. I realize that if we are very very lucky, we might get a second one. IF this one survives birth and everything...
I plan on never using birthcontrol again. You are a bit younger than me, though.
But the odds of you having another DS baby should be next to nill. It already happened once! I wouldn't worry about it :) Praying for you as you decide.

Txpatriot: wow, how are you doing?! Getting closer to transfer! When is the first beta test? Wishing you all the best of luck!

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WOW! That's all I have to say! So much good news.

KATWINDT - Sending sticky, stay-put vibes your way. When do you get to see your peanut for the first time?

TXPATRIOT - So exciting! Can't wait to hear your results.

KLMAYS08 - I hope you can get your cycle regulated. A good friend of mine is TTC with PCOS. It's so hard on her month after month. I can't imagine what you ladies go through.

EMOLESUGAR - Any word on your husband's test results? Are you guys TTC again right away or are you waiting?

HAUSHINKA - You're in the home stretch!!!!! Only about a month or so to go right?

We're doing good. Emma just turned 5 months. And call me crazy, I am so tempted not to refill my birth control next month. I just want to have a healthy, "normal" pregnancy. I was so stressed with all the complications I had with Emma. And because she was so small, I never got the big, uncomfortable belly. I never had maternity photos done, etc. I know in my brain we should probably wait a bit longer. But tell that to my heart/uterus. With me having a baby with Down syndrome before 35, my risk after 35 skyrockets even more so than it usually would. So I'd like to try again sooner rather than later. I'll be 29 here in a couple of months. I originally wanted 2-3 years between kids. and I wanted 4, but I don't think that will be happening now. We'll probably only try for one more, sadly. emoticon But we're leaving it in God's hands. If it's meant to be, it'll be.

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Even though time "seems" to be standing still, it is getting close to FET time.

I will find out Friday if endo is thickened and ready. Tentative transfer date is 4/16. (8 more days!)

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KLMAYS08: that's a bummer, you didn't ovulate at all? Do you have a new plan for next cycle?

TXPATRIOT: Good luck!! Let us know how it goes!

MUFFINZKITTY: hope you have a terrific month, too! :)

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Just saying hello and I hope this month goes well for everyone :) Happy April

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TXPATRIOT: Good luck!

Well...it looks like my body geared up for ovulation but it didn't have follow through :( I'm waiting to see if AF shows before I begin my proestrogen to jump start my cycle. I hope others of you are having better luck this month!

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Just got my calendar today! Started estrogen. Since I don't have ovaries, I didn't have to take Clomid.

Possible transfer on Wed., April 16th. So 3 weeks from today! emoticon


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Txpatriot: woohoo! Keep us updated! I'm so excited for you!

KLMAY08: welcome back! I hope you see success soon!

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KLMAY - all of our situations are different, but the feelings are the same. Best wishes to you as you TTC again.

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Good morning everyone!

I'm back in the TTC realm and I'm back to facing the anxieties that I had our first go around. I had blood work done in December and my testosterone levels were elevated (not unusual since I have PCOS). I'm back on metformin and if things don't start looking better on my charts I'll have to begin the clomid again. Two cycles ago I had to take proestrogento get things going again. I got a +opk this month but so far no temp spike :( I know my situation is not as dire as some and I don't ever want to sound like I'm complaining. It's just hard when most people around you try to empathize but just can't understand. I wish you all great things on this journey.

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WOW! What big news TXPATRIOT - congratulations! I hope you'll keep us posted on your transfer date etc. Not a bad way to welcome in the weekend!

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We were just offered our next choice of embryos and we are accepting them! So in the weeks ahead, we will be moving forward!

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Thanks! Shouldn't be any news for a few weeks (er, unless you count the part where I'm still tired, but have mostly figured out how to feed myself...) - I'll be checking in for news from you all!

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BIG congratulations KATWINDT! What exciting news. Sending you sticky thoughts and can't wait to hear positive updates as you go through these first weeks. Yay!

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Congrats, KATWINDT!!!!!
Keep us posted! emoticon

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Katwindt - emoticon
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I totally agree that infertility is all about waiting, except when it's about hurrying up!

I've been really tired and sleeping a lot - my beta (and two subsequent ones) came back positive + right on track! I'm still a bit nervous about the little one staying "stuck", but so far, so good!

I went for my first "run" while pregnant today - I don't know wether I slightly hyperstimulated, but I've been having asthma trouble so I only ran maybe 9 minutes of the 30 I was out. But, you have to pick back up somewhere!

I'm hoping to hear more good news from everyone else!!

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Emole - Congrats on your test results. I hope your husband's come back normal, as well, and the blood thinner and progesterone help you bring a little one into the world.

I belong to this Infertility support group at my church and last night the speaker spoke on "waiting". That was EXACTLY what I needed. I also met a girl who hadn't come to the group in a while, she has a 2 yr. old and an 8 month old from IVF. It was great to pick her brain. She actually used the same facility I am using, so it kinda gave me some hope--just when I needed it.

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