About Me: Female, 47, Wellington, New Zealand, member since Jun 2006
41 years old, industrial chemist, one son (5 years). Have had anxiety since late teens but manageable in the main. Have been on Paxil twice for 3 months and 6 months.
[More]ove running, which I've taken up 2 years ago, and am up to 5km. Also, trashy tv, including "Coronation Street"
Trying for baby number 2.
Best Answers: 10
Mother of 1 boy, 8 yrs old. Have tried for a few years to have a second child. Currently not trying and really enjoying life. It's summer and warm and we're eating outside most nights.
Pum, I appreciate your feedback! I'll try to do my painting/stripping work during and immediately after AF, then stop around o time. I was worried that the solvents could affect developing eggs too. Hopefully, that's not the case. Wishing you good luck too! Catherine
Pum, thanks for the response regarding paint and stripping chemicals. I've been curious, is the problem, these chemicals causing birth defects, caused from being inhaled or getting the solvents on your skin? I normally work outside and wear protective gloves, have worn a mask when sanding, but not sure what face mask would keep fumes out. Take care, Catherine, Kansas City
I finished ovulation either Monday night or Tues morning. I'm so sad. :( It's so hard to not try when you know you're totally ovulating! But at least I won't have to worry about POAS, I guess, and obsessing about every possible preg symptom! But next month no matter what, I am going to try! :-) I sure hope this is the month for you! I will be following everyone else especially closely this month to keep my mind off of me having to lose a month! Lots of super sticky baby dust to you!!!! :-)
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