About Me: Female, 25, MK, United Kingdom, member since Nov 2012
I've been a member for over 3 years, but made this new account as the last one I couldn't get back into :P three long eventful years of TTC!
Myself and my amazing husband have been married nearly 3 years but together for 6 years now! We are praying 2013 will finally be the year to buy a house and Finally conceive a baby we've wanted for so many years now!
After only 5 cycles in 12 months in 2012, finally sought advice and scheduled first tests:
5th December 2012: Blood tests to test for PCOS primarily but also being run for everything. Swabs to rule out bacterial infection etc etc.
11th December 2012: blood test all normal! Doctor believes I do have PCOS as T levels are quite high. Already recommends metformin to start after ultrasound
Ultrasound to look at ovaries: Monday 14th January 11.40am.
Ovulated in December 2012! 32 day cycle - back to normal. Praying I'm lucky in January and we can catch that egg if my luck is in :) C'mon ovaries be lucky!!
7th January 2013 - joined slimming world to see if it helps me ovulate. I have at least 4 stone to lose to be safely into the healthy zone :(
7th February 2013- 41 day cycle so far, diagnosed today with borderline PCOS. Back for progesterone test and waiting for DH to go for sperm analysis. FX March is a better month
20th Feb 2013 - Progesterone test result: 27. I ovulate but it's very late ovulation. Waiting for SA
6th April 2013 - SA appointment came through today, booked for 7th May. Ball is rolling slowly but surely!
30th April 2013: positive OPK at CD28!! Better late than never! May now make good time for my tests, FX!
21st May 2013: SA results came back normal!!! Next I get referred to gynae and wait for appointment date
19th June 2013 - gynae appointment for consultation. HSG scheduled for next CD10! Metformin scheduled to start following cycle after! Bring it on yay!
8th July 2013 - HSG 2.30pm. All clear, metformin starting next cycle at long last!!
26th July 2013- finally completed our house purchase after 4 1/2 months of stress.
29th July 2013- started Metformin 500mg once a day
5th August 2013 - Metformin 1000mg a day
12th August 2013 - Metformin 1500mg a day until we conceive!
19th December 2013: CD35 and didn't catch ovulation this cycle...where and when was it?!! Have decided to do OPKs and BBTs religiously as soon as CD1 hits...it's all systems go for 2014!!
Gynae - 12th February appointment to catch up
Positive OPK a definite on 14th March - first time we have BD'd on OPK day instead of 3 days before etc so my fingers are CROSSED.
Positive OPK CD26 on 10th July
3rd September went back to gynaecologist on 4 metformin pills a day/2000mg a day and start 50g of clomid a day for 5 days next cycle. Progesterone blood test for next cycle too.
4 cycles of clomid then if unsuccessful he will refer for ovarian drilling then IVF??? Let's hope it doesn't come to either of those!!
Boy that is the truth!! I can't believe Christmas is only 3 months away! Ugh!! Well maybe focusing your attention on other things, like your new job and Christmas will give you the miracle you so desire! I hope so! I'm sending SSBD and prayers for BFP! Hang in there Lauren and congrats on your job; I am so happy for you! :-)
I am sorry you are feeling so icky! I hope you start feeling better soon! Glad to hear that your appointment went well. I hope this means you'll be getting your BFP soon! I'm sure it will happen when it's supposed to happen and I can't wait for the announcement that you are pregnant.
I am doing well! :-) I'm just waiting till I can test. My doctors have been really good so far even though I've been a little unsure. I can't believe it's Sept already either. Time sure flies!
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