Laura

eggs

Success!

I have ovulated! Woooooooooooooooooooooo! Wooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo! Whoop Whoop! It's only taken 14 months of fertility treatment, but finally this month, after taking the highest does of Metformin that I can (200mg), we have ovulatory success! I have previously described the time we found out it ...

The Guilt

I have written before about my battles with weight loss and the effect that PCOS has on my trying to shed the pounds. But a year in to our fertility treatment, the stakes are higher, and so is the guilt. If ...

It’s been a while

I've had a number of people asking me "what's happening with the baby stuff?" over the last few weeks, so it's clearly time for another post. The reason there hasn't been one is because nothing has happened to report.  If you've ...

failed

Failing Tests

I hate failing tests. So much so that I don't generally do it. I HAVE A FIRST CLASS DEGREE IN A REAL SUBJECT! But no matter how hard I try, I can't seem to pass this one. And I've retaken it ...

Post-operative Progress…

By the time my operation came round I was overdue a period. Even by my standards. My cycle had been going for about 70 days compared to the usual 50. But as it happened, all the fertling around during the ...

Before

I Am Mighty!

Working in a hospital as I do, I find it quite a surreal experience to be on the other side of the imaginary patient-professional wall. There is, at the same time, something both comforting and terrifying in knowing how an operating theatre ...

The Date

The operation has been scheduled for 9th August...

Wheeee!

#cruiseofamazingness roller-coaster

I've put off writing this post for a while. It's been a tough week or so, and I am only just picking myself up after one of those loop-the-loop things with a big drop at the end. Catching up from last ...

Flashing Smiley Face

Flashy Smiley Face!

Finally, after months of  , this month I saw a Clearblue smiley face on my ovulation kit! This was the cause for much excitement, as it could mean ovulation is finally here. However, of course it's not that simple. For the first ...

Clomid

More Drugs

Today I shall begin taking 150mg of Clomid. Whoop whoop! If you read my last post, you'll know this is our final shot of using the drugs before I move on to have an operation to check everything is present and working. You'll ...