April 6: Possible BFP at 12dpiui??? Can it be? IVF consult with Dr. RE today.
March 25, 26: IUI #3 with 5mil and 7mil counts. Femara 5mg. Only one lonely 19mm follie.
February 28, 2010: RE finds 2 large leftover cysts. Now starting BCP for 10 days 😦
February 26, 2010: BFN and AF starts again.
February 12 and 13, 2010: IUI#2. 4 follies – and 5.5mil and 7mil swimmers.
February 2-6, 2010: Femara, 5mg
January 30, 2010: AF arrives. IUI#1 = BFN 😦
January 17, 2010: IUI #1, part deux. 14mil!!!
January 16, 2010: IUI #1 with 1.5mil sperm post-wash
January 15, 2010: 2 follies at 26mm and 1 at 16mm. Double IUI starts tomorrow!
January 6, 2010: More bad news. No follie growth and estrogen level plummets. Starting 100mg of Clomid tonight.
January 4, 2010: Today was supposed to be my IUI day. But follies aren’t growing 😦 BW says Estrogen is up so I’m back to the RE in a couple days.
January 2, 2010: BW and u/s shows a 15mm follicle and some 13’s. Waiting for some growth!
December 24-28, 2009: Fun times with Clomid, 50mg.
December 22, 2009: Whammy. Not preggo. AF starts.
December 15, 2009: RE tells me I O’d a couple days ago!! Really? Now…waiting for cycle to start or…ahem…no whammys no whammys no whammys….maybe some good news in a couple weeks?
December 1, 2009: Second SA done for DH. HSG completed for me. Slight blockage on left side. Next step: Scheduled appt with RE 12/15 for BW and u/s.
November 22, 2009: Consultation with RE. After transvaginal ultrasound, diagnosed with PCOS. More than 15 cysts found in each ovary. More BW for DH and I – all normal. Next step: repeat SA, HSG for me, Provera for cycle start, Clomid and IUI! Whew!
November 2009: Last AF was in September so I head to the ob/gyn for checkup. BW, thyroid, prolactin, all levels come back normal. Not preggo. Given Provera to restart cycle and referred to reproductive endocrinologist (RE).
August 2009: TTC resumes.
April-July 2009: We take a break from the stress of TTC.
March 2009: DH has SA. Results are not good. We are told no chance of conceiving on our own.
October 2008: Abnormal pap and cervical biopsy performed. All ok. TTC plans shared with Ob/Gyn. She recommends scheduling an SA for DH.
April-October 2008: TTC, but kinda casual about it. No charting, but trying OPKs which made little sense to me. Slightly irregular and long cycles which I attribute to just getting off BCPs.
March 2008: Stopped birth control pills after about 10 years of use.
May 2003: Our fabulous wedding day
November 2001: Engaged to DH (he had to drag me, literally, out of the house during a Yankee playoff game…lol)
August 1999: Met my DH