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    Have you gals seen this? I think it's amazing http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2015-0...mbryos/6769776

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    I've recorded it to watch tomorrow, I saw the trailer and thought 'wow' what a gesture😊

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    Wow.

    We donated the four remains embryos from the cycle that created Thomas - giving back as it were because we felt so grateful to our egg donor. We made that decision before we knew the success of the cycle, and under Greek law we will never know what happened to those embies. We have two frosties remaining from the second cycle with our same donor (and Dh's swimmers) and suspect that if this FET works, we'll donate those too but again, we will never know what happens to them.

    I like the idea of what she's trying to do, but wonder how successful it will be.

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    Hi ladies, wow my thread has gone quiet! Thought I'd pop in and say hi. I've been doing a little dating and so far have met 2 lovely men who fell hard for me on date 1 (but of course!) but that I unfortunately haven't felt the same in return.

    Dating has been a little sidelined at the moment anyways as I am sh*t out of luck when it comes to my immediate family's health right now. My mum (only 64) has had a sore lower spine for a few weeks and went in for a scan and they've found malignancy in the L5 vertebrae and several other bone sites in her body. Turns out it's also metastatic which means there's an evil primary somewhere which has spread to bones. Still trying to determine if the primary is melanoma or breast related as she has a strange lesion on the outside of her breast, just under it, in the crease. They've biopsied that and she's also had a mammogram and we get results mon or tues.

    Family is on shock as we don't really get how this can happen twice in 12 months in a family that have never been ill before! How freaking unlucky is that. Hard to manage too as my mum is a difficult person and she and I have had spells of not speaking etc my brother is not handling the news too well and he is having his stem cell transplant in a month so the timing is pretty hideous! I'm being a buffer bw mum and him right now. My dad went Europe for a holiday and this occurred whilst he was away and he's cut the trip short and is coming back next week now, thank god. Carrying a bit of load on my own right now so I'll be rapt to have him back to help me navigate this.

    Praying to the universe mum's primary is breast and not melanoma related as the latter with metastasis to bones will be a grim outlook indeed.. She has nothing else in her organs and lymph so that's one good sign - I think breast cancer with spread to bone only has a reasonable outlook.

    Sorry I'm not back with good news! As I said, sh*t out of luck right now but I'm holding up okay.

    On the fertility front, I've been pondering the donor egg/donor sperm scenario and wondering if it's a path I can traverse. Down the track, certainly not right now with all the family health stuff going on and with dating still on the agenda. I had a few questions I wanted to ask the girls on here who have taken/are taking the donor journey and hope you don't mind me asking them.

    Hugs to all X

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    Oh @Kelly70 what a time of it you're all having. I'm so very sorry for your Mum's ill health. What a shock. Massive massive hugs for you all. I hope your Mum's specialists can pull the situation around, quickly.
    Fire away on the DE/DS questions hun. As you know, I'm a newbie on the path but might be able to help.

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    @Kelly70 Oh Luv!! How frucking awful for your Mum & the rest of you😦 It never rains, it bloody pours sometimes!! So unfair!!😦

    This must be so stressful for you atm carrying everyone on your shoulders until your dad gets back (((hugs))). I hope you're leaning on your close friends etc IRL to help you through. We're here for you tooxo

    I'll be praying to the Universe for the best possible results too & that it's breast related. The fact it hasn't spread to organs or lymph nodes is good Luv.

    How is your brother doing overall?? Sorry to hear the dating's been a bit of a bust thus far. Nothing worse then unrequited love...but if you're not feeling it then there's nothing you can do😦

    I've experienced it from both sides & it sux all round. Anyhoo Luv...take care as best you can & know that I'll be hoping & praying for you & your familyxoxo
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    Ah Kelly70, it's been such a tough year or so for you and your family I'm hoping that means there is only good things coming your way from here on out. There's nothing I can say that will make this time any easier, please try and take care of tyourself too. I'm really hoping for good things for you all, and soon!

    Big hugs to you xxx

    Fire away with any donor questions too, happy to share my experience on the front if it would be helpful.

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    @Kelly70, terrible terrible news sweetheart. My thoughts are with you and your family and I will be thinking of you often and keeping my fingers crossed for your mum and brother xx

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    Has your AF turned up yet @missybear? Gosh I hope so for you hun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahli View Post
    Has your AF turned up yet @missybear? Gosh I hope so for you hun.
    Hi @Tahli 😊 Nope😡😡😡😡 So I've popped myself on the pill for 2 weeks, I stopped last Friday and I've had discoloured CM today so hope bleeding commences in next day or so....I thought I'd try tricking the hormones again, if that doesn't work I think I'm well on my way to dreaded menopause, not giving up yet though!😉

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