Category Archives: Infertility

Being odd pays off some times.

Now it has just occured to me that posting this will more than likely tempt fate, but oh well. I am one of the lucky few who have had zero- count them, zero- side effects of clomid (not entirely true- … Continue reading

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and on the ttc front

My appointment was changed to October 7th.  Another Quest screw up.  You would think the arm and a leg that I’m paying them would get me some better service!

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Protected: Drumroll please…

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Mother freaking Theresa

That is my new title.  Right after Basic Keelboat Sailor (which I need to get on scheduling our next class- then I can be called “Basic Coastal Cruiser”- nice). So I’m in the grocery store and I see this woman … Continue reading

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Protected: an IF update

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I baptize you, Quest Diagnostics Lastname

in the name of the father, and of the son, and of the holy spirit. Congrats- I just gave you a glimpse into the future.

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Dear Target Pharmacy;

I just wanted to take a moment and recognize you for your great service. For years I had Walgreen’s taking care of my every pharmaceutical need.  They were good.  They were really good.  One could say they were pretty damn … Continue reading

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Cooter beans likely in my future.

We have to see if we can get my fuucking ovaries to ovulate first. So I got my second p4 test back.  Improvement.  Well not really- it was 1.5 this time.  That is up from the 0.6 before.  Great, just … Continue reading

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My poor arms.

They are so not doing well to all this blood drawing. Last friday I did the first progesterone draw.  Drum roll please.. a 0.6- that’s nice. Then yesterday I went and did the glucose tolerance test.  A good time was … Continue reading

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Should have temped…

So I’ve been on a charting hiatus for the last couple of months.  Have many excuses: the husband works nights, no consistency in sleep patterns, moving again, this and that, lost another thermometer. But of course I really needed to … Continue reading

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All clear

I have very clear and open fallopian tubes. Awwww, how sweet. It wasn’t that bad during the actual HSG.  It was afterwards as I’m hot footing it to the bathroom as the hoover dam has broken and a flood is … Continue reading

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We interrupt scheduled programming to bring you

Progress!!!!!! Amazingly enough, I have made progress. Had an RE appointment this afternoon.  Finally got past the initial conversation with an RE.  It’s about time. Well we did the let’s sit down and chat portion of the visit and then … Continue reading

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Did I hear you correctly?

So the husband said I should go ahead and call the agency back tomorrow.  Or I could wait until the new contract rolls out on the 31st, or I could just call tomorrow. This is my life.  The man can … Continue reading

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Protected: Caustiously hopeful.

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Protected: Did you know?

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Protected: We’ll see how it goes.

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Losing faith in humanity

Yet another search for ‘dogs and infertility’. This is getting out of hand people! I understand that when the year mark rolls around (and the second year mark looms ever closer) you start to panic and look to anything and … Continue reading

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