Monday, January 28, 2013

It's On

There are two sure fire ways to get AF to show up.

POAS and email your nurse that AF is no where in sight and you may never get the opportunity to cycle again, because you are in now in menopause.

Maybe I jumped the gun a little, but come on, 37 days! It was my longest cycle to date. Even NN told me that a watched never boils, but I couldn't help it, I guess I wanted another miracle to happen, but instead I got multiple stark white lines on the tests and some major menopause anxiety.

This FET prep is very different for me. It is completely out of my control and I am trying to live by the mantra what will be will be. I go for my first day of monitoring on CD9 (this Friday) and then daily after that until the LH surge is detected or my dominant follicle reaches 17mm and we can trigger. After that, I book myself on a plane and transfer 1 or 2 (still undecided) embryos five days later. With my wonky cycles, ovulation is guestimated to occur around CD18 so we still have some time.

It is weird being back in this cycling place. I still want the end result as badly as before, but I have chilled out this time around. I'm not obsessing over everything. I am drinking one cup of coffee a day and I even had some chocolate. I am trying to have an open mind and know that if this doesn't work out, we have options. We are not done trying to expand our family.

Thank you for the continued support.



  1. Awesome R!! Great update...thinking of you!!

  2. Sounds like you are in a very good place indeed, emotionally speaking. I'm pulling for you over here, R. I'll be thinking very sticky thoughts for the upcoming FET. PLease keep us updated.

  3. Thinking of you and wishing you the best luck!!

  4. Hi R - it's been a while since I posted on your blog. I am still here, checking on people every now and then. I hope your FET prep goes well and that you get a nice cushy lining for your transfer. Fingers crossed for you!

    btw, we'll be doing this sometime in the near future (maybe in May) as we have two frozen embryos waiting for us in CO.

  5. I've got a good one for you. My son turned 2 in October. I flew out for my ODWU in November. I was supposed to start BCP in December and cycle in January. Instead of AF I got a BFP. From one night of horny floor sex. After 4+ years of IF the first time around. Life can be funny. Good luck with your cycle. I'll try to remember to check in and cheer you one once you are cycling! :)