Monthly Archives: November 2011

This is getting old

Things learned this cycle: 1. OPKs can in fact predict a positive HPT 2. For whatever reason, I cannot get a positive HPT in the morning. Only in the afternoon. Weird, but true. 3. Apparently I can *get* pregnant, I … Continue reading

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The Experiement Continues

I have quite a few data points now, but still no conclusion. I realize that my experimental design is a bit flawed (lack of controls for instance) and certainly is not going to be worthy of publication, but it’s keeping … Continue reading

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Passing the Time

For this 2WW, I am conducting an experiment. I have no pregnancy tests in the house. I do however have about a dozen ovulation tests. Ovulation tests (OPK) and pregnancy tests (HPT) differ in several ways. OPKs detect LH, which … Continue reading

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IVF #1 — Take Two

A frozen cycle is very anticlimactic. I just take some estrogen, then show up one day and we put in the embryos. There are no shots, no symptoms, no egg retrieval. No anticipation of whether we are going to get … Continue reading

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And we are a go!

Everything looked great on Saturday, so we are on schedule for the transfer on Thursday. I’m hoping I can just not show up to work and no one will care/notice. I will probably tell them I am working from the … Continue reading

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Holding Pattern

Appointment yesterday was ok. Things look good, just not perfect. And we are of course striving for perfection here! My lining is 7-8 mm. We would like it to be 9-10 mm, but 7 mm is the minimum needed, so … Continue reading

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