still TTCing!

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still TTCing!
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Wed, 03-28-2012 - 3:37pm

& I saw a lot of new 40-something gals on here....so wanted to say "hi" & send my prayers out to everyone for a happy & healthy 9 months!!

I just got married & we started trying last month (unsuccessfully), but we also had a wedding going on, so a bit of stress there, too!

Kiki (hit my magic age of 45 and no longer TTC),but mom to a beautiful teen DD & 2 angels in heaven & married to my best friend

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Wed, 03-28-2012 - 4:19pm
Kiki! :). Are you using those digi smiley opks? Maybe talk to your ob about a cycle of clomid? That's what we did. And when you see the smiley you bd the next day and the next and the next ;). Hugs! Sending you heaps of baby dust!

Wendy

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Wed, 03-28-2012 - 4:20pm
And grats grats grats on the wedding! I bet you looked gorgeous

Wendy

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Wed, 03-28-2012 - 5:54pm

Wendy, I tried the digi smiley OPK, a few weeks ago & it didn't give me a + until a really late day for me

Kiki (hit my magic age of 45 and no longer TTC),but mom to a beautiful teen DD & 2 angels in heaven & married to my best friend

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Thu, 03-29-2012 - 9:12am
I agree about the forced sex feeling. I know how tough it can be. Definitely consider the clomid. It can increase ovulation and increase the chances of the spermies finding an egg to play with :). We didnt use it with my previous, but I figured im over 40, I only have a specific number of eggs..so go for it. Have you ever tried it before? Check it out..ask your ob what they think. I did a low dose.

Wendy

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Thu, 03-29-2012 - 10:57am

And look at you,

Kiki (hit my magic age of 45 and no longer TTC),but mom to a beautiful teen DD & 2 angels in heaven & married to my best friend

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Thu, 03-29-2012 - 3:02pm
Lol I totally understand. My sil and I were TTC for a while and the joke between my brother and dh was that they had to put on their hard hats and clock in when it was "time"

Wendy

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Fri, 03-30-2012 - 4:55am

Good luck, Kiki! I hope this is your month!! Crossing everything for you!


Brie
Mom to Libby/17, William/12, and Jacob/8
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Fri, 03-30-2012 - 2:35pm

thanks Brie....we'll see!!

It's kinda' scary to try again, after just losing our July 2012 angel.....I prayed if I can't bring a baby to full term, than better, for us, to just not get pg. again.

You gals give me hope to be pg. & actually go full term!!

Kiki (hit my magic age of 45 and no longer TTC),but mom to a beautiful teen DD & 2 angels in heaven & married to my best friend

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Fri, 03-30-2012 - 3:31pm
You can! And I do believe you will

Wendy

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Fri, 03-30-2012 - 5:46pm

good vibes, good vibes coming my way from you, Wendy!

Kiki (hit my magic age of 45 and no longer TTC),but mom to a beautiful teen DD & 2 angels in heaven & married to my best friend

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