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    Quote Originally Posted by winsor View Post
    @tuxcat that sounds like my first cycle - only left side worked and that had Gracie as the 2nd embryo, so you could be in with a chance. for good eggs & a 100% cycle here on in! I remember being happy at the time as it was double the chance of a natural cycle (& I didn't know what #s to expect). glad to hear your work with US is going well - great news
    Yeah its funny isn't it, I was only thinking about the first coupe of times that I was so blissfully unaware of things, I just thought it was going to work!!! how wrong Ive been so far

    Yes Im just hoping that all the good things Ive been doing help that golden egg work FFS

    I thought I could see follicles on the right but she had a really hard time actually seeing the ovary. Oh well it is what it is. chances better than natural so thats what I have to focus on

    Hows your EDA stuff going? I haven't had much time to get on there properly

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    Quote Originally Posted by skye76 View Post
    Thanks for asking BIB, I had to take some time out as IVF had taken a toll on my health. I was living & breathing IVF and didn't realise the impact it was having on my relationships with dh, Friends & Family, but I'm in a much better place now then I was a year ago. Hope all is well with you & the lo soz to hear you're no longer with your ex dh you're such a kind hearted person you deserve better I'm slowly catching up on reading the posts I've missed, it was so nice to read that Chiefsgirl had a beautiful little girl & now Petal40 has an adorable little boy. Hello to all the other lovely ladies

    Yes Luv, this IVF business can literally consume you that's for sure!! Am glad you're in a better place now. Do you have any plans to Cycle again???

    All good here Luv with my LO and myself Thanks for the kind words r.e the separation but it was for the best. Not in a hurry to enter into another relationship either!!! Just happy to be on my own for what I envision will probably be quite a while!!!

    Yes, it's lovely to see more BFFP's and bubs being born to us more "mature" ladies!!! Am hoping this thread is on a roll!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by calypso75 View Post
    Good luck with your scans today @Maxwellsmum and @tuxcat

    How are you going @greenlady? I think you were due for epu soon?

    I have just gone and had my hcg blood test. AF started last night so it felt like the worlds most pointless test. Anyway I guess it had to be done. We now have to decide if we stim again or move on.
    @Tinachris and @infinity888 I hope you have better luck than me on Monday.

    Stupid frucking AF!!!!!

    Am so sorry Luv

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    Quote Originally Posted by tuxcat View Post
    @calypso75 Im sorry to hear that, this sh!t sucks a.r.se. I hope you can treat yourself to something naughty and/or knock yourself out with plenty of alcohol to ease the pain. xx

    are you ready for my news........ 2 follicles on the left and after trying hard to find the right there was only a tiny one. 12 & 14 so my body's sheer brilliance has done it again!! I was waiting for my scan getting nervous and then I just thought, stop. enough. you cant do anything more. I was prepared for a cr@p scan so there it was. My only positive thought was that they were close together so hoping that means 2. Its funny how ready you are for donor eggs and then you start doing one more OE cycle and you kind of forget that the DE thing is there. So I will wait for the results phone call and see what they have to say. Ive been to epu with 1 egg before so Im guessing it will just continue as business as usual. Just get it over with really. uurggh.

    on the upside I have a sicilian blood orange and chocolate ice cream in the freezer

    and my new work arrangement with the US studio is going really well !!!

    Fruck U IVF

    Aaaaah.....Sh!t Luv!!! Was hoping for a P.B. for you!!!!

    Mmmm...I have to say, it does sound like there could be 2 eggs on the go in those follicles!!! They're pretty close together in terms of size

    The ice cream sounds delish!! Post a pic of it when you have some as I've never seen it before

    Glad to hear the work arrangement is working out so well for you too!!!

    Yep, F.U. IVF right up the back passage!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by calypso75 View Post
    I have just gone and had my hcg blood test. AF started last night so it felt like the worlds most pointless test. Anyway I guess it had to be done. We now have to decide if we stim again or move on.

    Big hugs hon, that's really tough

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    Quote Originally Posted by Molros View Post
    @Blossom74 @Petal40 massive congrats on the birth of your son, what a sweetheart

    I haven't been through anything close to what most of you girls have been through in your IVF journeys and am in awe of you all. I am a bit of a control freak by nature and didn't really cope that well with the not knowing and also knowing that I couldn't influence the outcome. My sisters seem to just fall pregnant just being in the same room as their partners and one fell pregnant ' by accident' when I was going my stim cycle, the other fell pregnant 'by accident' when I had my failed FET (which I only found out about after the abortion) and then AGAIN when I was pregnant with my DD. So my first pregnancy I had to share with my sister who was having her fourth 'unplanned' which I know may sound selfish, but I didn't want to share.

    I also feel like a fraud to you all as I have just had another FET and found out last week it was successful. Although to be honest I am quietly freaking out as the hcg was 772 11dp5dt so I am terrified it's going to be a molar pregnancy. I had another BT this am and should know in a few hours but that's all my heads been occupied with the last week. FIL is in hospital with what is more than likely cancer and my dad in the UK has just had massive spinal surgery which we are not sure if he has permanent damage from.

    Thanks for listening and I would like to stay and cheer you all on if you don't mind xx

    Congratulations Luv!!!!

    772 at 16dpo?? I'd be more worried about twins than a molar!!!

    No, you don't sound selfish for not wanting to share either. I felt the same way when I got my BFFP and found out my cousin was preggo with her 3rd about a month later. I thought "why can't I just have this one thing to myself FFS's!?!?". I think after all we go through to get our BFFP's regardless of whether our journey is shorter or longer than another's, we just want the limelight to ourselves once we finally get there!!!! And rightly so too I say!!!

    Am sorry to hear about your FIL. Know all too well about the cancer journey with a parent I really hope it's not Luv

    Sorry to hear about your Dad too!!! I know that permanent damage is one of the risks of spinal surgery. his spine/nerves are just in some kind of shock and he'll be ok.

    Will send a prayer for them both. Shall look out for your update from this morning's BT!!! Make sure you post the levels for us all to analyze!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by tuxcat View Post
    @calypso75 Im sorry to hear that, this sh!t sucks a.r.se. I hope you can treat yourself to something naughty and/or knock yourself out with plenty of alcohol to ease the pain. xx

    are you ready for my news........ 2 follicles on the left and after trying hard to find the right there was only a tiny one. 12 & 14 so my body's sheer brilliance has done it again!! I was waiting for my scan getting nervous and then I just thought, stop. enough. you cant do anything more. I was prepared for a cr@p scan so there it was. My only positive thought was that they were close together so hoping that means 2. Its funny how ready you are for donor eggs and then you start doing one more OE cycle and you kind of forget that the DE thing is there. So I will wait for the results phone call and see what they have to say. Ive been to epu with 1 egg before so Im guessing it will just continue as business as usual. Just get it over with really. uurggh.

    on the upside I have a sicilian blood orange and chocolate ice cream in the freezer

    and my new work arrangement with the US studio is going really well !!!

    Fruck U IVF

    I'm sorry it wasn't better news hon but I must say I love your attitude.

    And hey, you never know - one of those two might be the one you've been waiting for.

    Big hugs

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    Quote Originally Posted by calypso75 View Post
    Good luck with your scans today @Maxwellsmum and @tuxcat

    How are you going @greenlady? I think you were due for epu soon?

    I have just gone and had my hcg blood test. AF started last night so it felt like the worlds most pointless test. Anyway I guess it had to be done. We now have to decide if we stim again or move on.
    @Tinachris and @infinity888 I hope you have better luck than me on Monday.
    @calypso75 - sorry to here about the arrival of AF. I think you always need to let the dust settle on bad news before deciding what to do next. I often change my mind between the day of getting the bad news and a few days later. I had EPU yesterday 16 collected but already down to 6 as only 10 were mature (worst maturity rate so far maybe due to the lucrin trigger rather than HCG trigger) and only 6 fertilised.

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    @greenlady oh really how you feeling i know for you bigger numbers dont always help. Fx for a perfect 6 from 6.

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    @Calypso sorry to hear that. I hope you can take some time out today and over the weekend.

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