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?
My appointment day arrived! Waiting a week felt like eternity. I was thrilled to have an early morning appointment, but while sitting in the waiting room I was anxious to see the doctor. Sometimes the wait is only five minutes when other times we have waited for 45 minutes. Luckily this wait was short...the nurse … Continue reading treatment for my miscarriages
The Wednesday after Labor Day was like any ordinary Wednesday. I woke up, showered, got ready, took Duke out, ate breakfast, packed my lunch and headed off to work. One hour of work passed and while I was sitting in the back of the classroom before my student arrived, I had some mild cramping. I … Continue reading Cramping and bleeding
Lo and behold a week before we found out the great news, a Similac package arrived on my doorstep addressed to me. There were 3 different baby formulas in the package. Neither of us signed up for it, but thank you Similac for the baby formula. It is packed away for when babe arrives. A … Continue reading Unexpected pregnancy signs
Hubby was preparing for a trip the week we were hoping to find out if we were pregnant or not. My period was two days late and that is when I chose to take my first pregnancy test. Hubby was home that day so I thought it would be a good time to take one. … Continue reading Is that a positive?
After 6 months of trying and not getting the results we wanted (pregnancy), we decided to consult our doctor about the next steps to take. Not getting pregnant was starting to get to me because we were told by the doctor and friends who have also had miscarriages that it would be easy to get … Continue reading Consulting with our doctor