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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahli View Post
    I just thought a share an interesting DS situation I found myself in today. As I mentioned earlier, I asked to view 4 DS profiles today. The most proven donor stood out. But interestingly, he was 40 y/o when he first donated in 1995 producing 5 children, and then a further 3 children in later years (I think they were single siblings to the 1995 children). So firstly, he must be about 61 now (the same age as my Dad!) and if my child wanted to meet him when they turned 18 then he'd be 80 (if he was still alive). So he also has 5 x 21 year old donor children plus 3 x donor sibling teenagers. He also has 2 birth children. Like I said, interesting.


    That is interesting @Tahli. Are you considering him as an option? I can't say much I suppose, as my DH is in his mid 50's.

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    @Blossom. This breaks my heart. Aww wish I could give you the biggest hug right now xxx. Such beautiful words. Thank you

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    Quote Originally Posted by Caesardust View Post
    If only we were running the show eh?!

    I'd would be a very different world love I'm glad your appointment went so well. It must be comforting to know everything is in hand.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Caesardust View Post
    I don't want to take over tonight because I know it's a tough time for you @Precious40 but to pass on some positive news I feel a lot better after my appt.
    This is ALL of our roller coaster rides. I want to hear the good news too xxx

    fantastic news

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    Sorry @Blossom74, that wasn't meant to cause offense in any way. It just freaked me out, the thought of creating a baby with a man the same age as my Dad!!
    My son is on holidays with his Dad at the moment so I've called this week 'get my sh*t together week!'. It's where I'm getting some time to just stop, breath and really think things through instead of sprinting from one thing to another.
    In my heart I've always wanted to do another OE cycle...to do the first 10 days of an OE cycle & see if I can produce more than 2 follicles. If I cancel the cycle at that stage I will only be $500 out of pocket.
    So I guess this apt with LB on Wed has spurred me to confront it. I had a good chat with the DS co-ordinator & the finance dept to get the current cycle costs. So it's giving me something to think about.

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    @Precious40 - so sorry to read this news, we were all hoping for the best for you.

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    Btw my cousins fil is a father to twin boys with his chinese wife hes 79 years of age!!!!!! He was even old when he had his first children!!!

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    @Precious40 I am so sorry to hear your news and know exactly how you feel. @Blossom74 you put into words what I'm sure most of us on here have felt at one time or another along this journey as we say goodbye to little souls that never quite made it. Be kind to yourself hon, have a good cry with the doggies, they are great for that. I hope for a miracle for you as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahli View Post
    Sorry @Blossom74, that wasn't meant to cause offense in any way. It just freaked me out, the thought of creating a baby with a man the same age as my Dad!!

    Bah ha ha, don't worry love. It freaks me out that I'M trying to create a baby with a man the same age as your Dad!!!

    I assure you, I am not the type to take offense easily

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    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie74 View Post
    @Caesardust that sounds like a really great plan u have. It helps sooooooo much to feel like u have options. It truly does. I know you've probly mentioned this so forgive me for asking but I'm assuming ur DH has no sperm issues?? Given what u said about how NL will tell u game over with ur eggs at a certain point?

    As a side note.. I know it's a long shot but after reading @anira's post yesterday I suddenly though to check where I am in my cycle and realised I'm due to ovulate tomoro... I haven't paid too much attention to having
    s e x around Ov time in recent months with DP's sperm issues....

    It's only been 3 weeks since he had his procedure but I thought 'what the heck... Maybe we'll get a miracle?!!' And so we did the deed twice today ������ (she says blushing!!)... Gotta be in it to win it I guess???


    Hell yeah you do! If there was any chance at all that DH and I could fall naturally, I'd be all over him like white on rice

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