Well my friends the two week wait is over. We have great news...I️ am PREGNANT!!! All week last week, I was not getting a goodnight sleep and everyday at 1pm my eyelids were so heavy. I was exhausted! So after 4 days of terrible sleep and 10 days after ovulation, I decided to take a … Continue reading the two week wait is over
Clomid hasn’t been quite what I expected. I think I prepared for the worst, but to my surprise it has been A-Okay! I was ready for extreme mood swings, headaches, stomach pains, all the bad side effects…I even got hubby mentally prepared for how I could be while on Clomid. Only a couple of side … Continue reading Clomid hasn’t been quite what I had expected
What is Clomid, you ask? Clomid is used to help induce ovulation in women that do not develop or release an egg. Usually, this prescription is treated for infertility. For my case, it is being used for my luteal phase defect in hopes to provide me with the correct balance of (hormones) estrogen and progesterone … Continue reading Clomid thus far
With Aunt Flo arriving last week, I have been going out of my way to consume everything I can before I will not be able to when I get pregnant again. The first time I was pregnant (before our miscarriage), I craved Mikuni’s albacore pepperfin seasoned with spicy jalapeños and citrus sauce, but since it … Continue reading Splurging
The two week wait is probably one of the hardest parts for me while trying to conceive. I overthink every little bodily symptom that I may have from bloat to spotting. This month was especially hard because my cycle was not on a regular schedule due to our miscarriage last month AND taking progesterone. Since … Continue reading my uterus is really cramping my style
Three days after the smiley face appeared on the home ovulation predictor kit, I began using the progesterone suppositories. As instructed by the doctor and the pharmacist, I inserted the progesterone suppository before bedtime. They are about one-inch long, bullet-shaped with a small diameter. It looks and feels like wax. Once inserted, the “wax" quickly … Continue reading First week of progesterone
During my last appointment, the doctor explained that I would start progesterone 3 days after ovulation. Because my last cycle was my miscarriage I had no idea when I would ovulate next, so I went to Target and purchased a 20-count pack of Clearblue ovulation tests. I did not want to rely on the apps … Continue reading Is that you, Smiley Face?