Category Archives: opk

Cd11 – Dr visit and ZOINKS!

This morning was my visit to the Dr. I came prepared having printed off the clinical guidelines for infertility referral and I came straight out and asked him to refer me to the hospital for tests.

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Cd10 – Curveball?

It seems I just can’t get to grips with what my body is doing. This month I have bled pretty much every day. There was my period, then there was spotting, now there is a red bleeding that is somewhere … Continue reading

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8DPO – Christmas and Going Insane

Merry Christmas to all my lovely readers and fellow bloggers! I hope today sees you filled with food and spending time with family. We had a quiet Christmas Day yesterday. Just Amy, me and the dogs. We didn’t have gifts … Continue reading

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I’m VERY Bad At Waiting

Four days post ovulation over here. Yup. Just four days! This two week wait seems to be dragging like a biiiiitch. I think it’s because I ovulated early and therefore know we are in with a good chance this cycle. … Continue reading

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Ain’t That Some Surprise…

Last night (cd18) I got a very dark OPK, leaving me wondering if it would go positive this morning. I texted Superhero Donor to make him aware that we might need him today and he said he could (thankfully) donate … Continue reading

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Aren’t OPKs Lovely?

Positive OPKs are just badass. Here’s today’s positives. We had a donation last night, so hoping it will be perfect timing. This is cycle nineteen.

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National Fertility Awareness Week 2014 – Our Story

This week is National Fertility Awareness Week. As someone who has dealt with infertility (as many have), I think it is so important that people think about and understand infertility a little bit. Understand how upsetting it can be. Stop … Continue reading

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An Ode to Clearblue

Reporting from cycle day TWENTY FIVE I’m usually the first to poo poo Clearblue Ovulation tests. The majority of the time as far as I am concerned they are overpriced. I still think that, but I bought some to help … Continue reading

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Geeking Out on Cycle Stats

Long time blog followers will know that I was actually first prescribed metformin in 2012, but I took myself off it in 2013, as it was prescribed to help with the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and with trying to concieve. Apparently … Continue reading

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Cycle Day One – Return of the Witch

Today I got my first period since the miscarriage. We were quite excited as it was meant to show up yesterday, but this morning our excitement was dashed. Either way, we are not too gutted. I’m just glad I had … Continue reading

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