Archive for January, 2011

The Road goes ever on and on

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011
The Road goes ever on and on

The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.
Now far ahead the Road has gone,
And I must follow, if I can.

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Fertility Rest Out Cycle

Saturday, January 15th, 2011
Fertility Rest Out Cycle

If you’ve been reading you know that I survived the 2 week wait after my first dance with fertility meds femara and follistim last month, did not get pregnant, and then didn’t ovulate on my rest out cycle this month, at least not that I can confirm through my BBT, and that I had some concerns about ovarian twisting. So where does that leave us now? Read more »

Hello, Ovulation?

Friday, January 14th, 2011
Hello, Ovulation?

We have been tracking my bbt since July of last year, religiously.  By the 15th day this month, when I didn’t see the temperature spike, I started to raise my eyebrow a little.  By day 17, I was starting to chew my lip. By day 20, 22, 24, and finally today on day 26 I have pretty much thrown up my hands and have decided I probably haven’t ovulated. Read more »

Fertility Cycle 1 Result: not pregnant

Friday, January 14th, 2011
Fertility Cycle 1 Result: not pregnant

So I survived the 2 week wait, and on exactly my 28th day I got the dreaded visit from my ‘friend’ (a term my mom always used – I suspect after 8 kids you would start to think of her as a friend and not a foe as I do). I cried for hours, the whole day was dead. Disappointment everywhere in the house, just a huge cloud hovering all day, all week… Read more »