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Thinking Positive

A few weeks ago my husband and I were laying in bed, talking before we went to sleep.  I told him I really wanted this month to be our last month TTC.  If it was unsuccessful, I didn't want to take my last month of Clomid. Clomid is so hard on me both physically and… Continue reading Thinking Positive

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Sunday Night Musings (a ttc update)

Today is day #5 of my third Clomid cycle ttc baby #2.  My 7th cycle ttc baby #2 overall.  So obviously last month was a total fail.  On the upside, my cycle seems like it was a pretty normal cycle vs my usual non-ovulatory light cycles.  So perhaps my body has been priming itself to… Continue reading Sunday Night Musings (a ttc update)

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The Best Smile I’ve Seen in a While…

Good news for me the clomid does appear to be working.  I was worried because I was feeling nothing until two days ago.  That is actually a good thing because my last round of clomid was terrible.  I was in so much pain for most of the cycle.  I think I must have had a… Continue reading The Best Smile I’ve Seen in a While…

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Short TTC update

Last night I took my 5th and final Clomid pill for this cycle.  I decided to switch things up and take it CD3-CD7 this time which I have never done before.  I've gotten pregnant twice on CD5-CD9 so I'm nervous about changing.  On the flip side, I've also had 3 cycles where I didn't get… Continue reading Short TTC update

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5 Months of Hope, 5 Months of Sadness

It's so crazy how infertility fucks with your head. Every month my husband and I keep having this conversation about how much we love our son, how fulfilled we are, how we really don't need to have another child, how we wonder how we'd even function as a family of 4 with a crazy toddler.  Also… Continue reading 5 Months of Hope, 5 Months of Sadness

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Foster Parents?

In 2015, back when we still lived in Wisconsin, we started looking into becoming foster parents.  At that point we had been trying to conceive for 18 months and had nothing to show for it except an ectopic pregnancy that resulted in the loss of my left fallopian tube and ovary. My husband and I… Continue reading Foster Parents?