In it for the long haul - Longtimers TTC#1 We Want Our Pot Of Gold!

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In it for the long haul - Longtimers TTC#1 We Want Our Pot Of Gold!
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Thu, 03-01-2012 - 2:28pm

Let's do it ladies! How is everyone holding out? Anything new, anything old? Anything bothering you? Pop in and say hello! Let us know if you're going on hold, or whats happeneing now.

Hang in there ladies! Our turn is yet to come!

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Hi ladies!

Well, this week I had my first RE appointment. We decided to do a Hysteroscopy - just to make sure. After that we will continue natural TTC before starting IUI in August. Right now, August seems SO far away. DH is very resistant to the idea of IVF one day. He says "I want a baby, not a science experiment"... It's hard for him to understand I guess. My RE explained that because of ym Didelphys, the journey for his swimmers is like having to run a mile between two lines 4 ft apart when everyone else gets as much space as they need. Interesting comparison... :-) I need to have my MMR updated and she wants me to do that after my next period and then wait a month before we try again... Ughhh.... somedays I feel like it's all stacked against me.... and my WTF moment of the day: At the end of the day after all the kids had gone home, the weekly Staff Announcements came across the loud speaker. Today's announcement was to announce that Mrs. Bly is pg... I am Mrs. Blide so of course 3 different people congratulated me on my way out the door... REALLY?!?! lol

How is everyone else doing?

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Hi ladies! It's a beautiful day here--sunny and in the 80s. It's days like this that I think LA and I might get along ok, after all. :)

Ellen - I'm glad the first RE appointment went well. It's great that they caught the MMR thing! I hope there's a BFP in store for you soon, long before you and your husband have to make any decisions about IVF.

Shana/everyone else - How's it going?

AFM ... CD 2 , Cycle 16 here, so what else really needs to be said? One of my best friends just texted to tell me she got a positive pregnancy test this morning, on cycle #2. So, so happy and excited for her, but also, of course, frustrated. It just works like it's supposed to for everyone else, you know? They have sex, they get pregnant. Easy. Anyway, not much else to say beyond that. I'll be cheerier in a couple days, I'm sure. Hope springs eternal ... just not on cycle days 1 through 3.

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Well ladies, it's been a while, but I'm finally checking in :)

It is true that I am stepping down as CL. I've just been having a rough go this time around and DH is really stressed with school that I needed to take a step or two back and start from the beginning again. I was neglecting my responsibilities as a wife and it almost ripped my marriage apart.

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Hugs Shana. We love you!
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Ladies, I can't be the only one lurking about! Right? How is everyone doing?

Shana - Thank you again for all of your encouragement and support on this board. I'm so grateful for you, and I know many others are too! And thank you for the reminder that we already have families, even if they are smaller than we'd like. I married J because I loved him, and whether or not we are able to have a child doesn't change that!

How is everyone else doing? Candy, how's your health these days? Diane, I've been thinking of you--I'm sure it's a been a tough week. How are you hanging in there? Tiffany, your "next steps" appointment is coming up, right? How are you feeling? Ellen? Brittany? Tess? Anyone else I missed? How's it going?

AFM - it's been a tough couple of weeks. I was really down in the dumps last week after AF showed. It took me a good week to get past just wanting to sit on the couch and do nothing and be sad. It wasn't just the (lack of) baby stuff, I'm also just lonely since the move. I hate feeling like that. I'm normally a cheerful person, and I don't like feeling so down. Of course, then I get angry at myself for not being able to shake the sadness, and it all just spirals.

I've been doing better this week, but then last night I logged into Facebook, and found J's cousin posting about her baby (she's due in July), and a college friend's baby announcement, and ended up in tears again. Ugh.

Anyway ... I'm on CD 13, and will probably O Sunday or Monday. I started taking Vitex this cycle, hoping it might push my luteal phase just a little longer than the 10-11 days it's up to with B6. We shall see. Oh--and on a bright note, I've been doing more reading about male factor, and have found some encouraging things about morphology (namely that it's less important thatn overall count and motility), which is good since that's what was most worrisome in J's SA. So I'm feeling a little better about that. Hopefully the stars will align and we'll find success!

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Hey ladies, how we doing???