@tuxcat that is great news! @Blossom74 recipe please I hope they figure out why you are weeing Coca-Cola...
I've had a flat out weekend so not too sure where everyone is at but thinking of you all. Extra big for @Charlie74
@Rhino excellent news lovely good luck for ET
@gorgeousgeorge 6 more sleeps to go!
Hi girls just reaching out to say hi as I'm not coping so well the last few days.. Apparently it has been a full on full moon - if you get into that stuff.
Just lost all hope...I have seven day 1 frozen embryos so of course there's some hope there but I'm so scared not one will be normal which of course we all know is a massive reality. They were from 3 back to back cycles- so I feel pretty spent from that.
My last pick up was awesome and terrible at same time as from 9 eggs only 2 fertilised - so much effort for such little outcome it seems.
I've got an appt wed with Charlotte who works with Wazza but I also know they can't perform miracles and it's really up to me and my mans sperm (he's had a vasectomy and the Tese process is wearing thin (as is our relationship), so could be open to donor sperm to see if fertilisation increases...
Any ways, will let you know what Charlotte reckons and if I will give these embies a go now, have a lap or do a round with her (get a loan)...
Have booked some psychology sessions first one tomorrow and found a great doctor who does long consults and acupuncture so have some support there. Also my best friend and I are very tense at moment too and haven't spken in days.
Oh goodness sorry everyone I don't like being all doom and gloom but thought I'd reach out as I know you all understand the crazy emotions.
Do you think the ivf drugs would be causing me to feel so extra emotional or perhaps I already have a tendency for that anyway?
Will fill the inbox with some more positivity once I'm out of this rut. Over and out xx
Just got back from the Doctors. So....high temp (37.9), urine test showed no blood in urine (as opposed to last night's test), and extreme tiredness put down to a combination of side effect from new BP meds (have to stop them and try a new one) and the fact that clearly there is an infection *somewhere* - we're just not sure where. Told to rest. Ah-ha, right. Lets see how that goes, lol.
Onto more important matters - the biscuits! Yes, I made them. Yes, they are jam drop biscuits, and yes, you can have the recipe. Here 'tis
250g stick of butter at room temperature
125g soft icing sugar mixture
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
300g plain flour
70g custard powder
2 tablespoons of milk
Jam of your choice
1/4 cup SR Flour for kneading.
Use an electric mixer to beat butter and icing sugar until pale and creamy. Add vanilla essence and beat until combined. Add custard powder and milk and beat again. Add the PLAIN FLOUR and use a spatula or spoon to bring together.
Sprinkle your bench liberally - don't be skimpy! - with the SELF RAISING FLOUR. Tip mixture onto it and bring it together with your hands. You may need to sprinkly extra SR flour on top as it is a VERY sticky mix. Give it a light knead by hand until it is soft but not 'wet'. Wrap in glad wrap and chill for 1/2 hour.
Roll into 36 balls and place on 3 baking sheets. Press a small hole in the top of each ball and fill carefully with jam.
Bake at 170 degrees for about 20 minutes until golden. Watch 'em as they can burn easily! Cool, then store in an airtight container.
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