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Re: Single and Trying

Postby jl2011 » Fri Feb 24, 2012 9:36 pm

Hi ladies,

I am going to be having my 6th IUI on Monday, 3/5/12. I am considering trying CLI...I have used Fairfax for the first 5 attempts. I know they are sister companies but I've heard great things.
My "story" as boring as it may be sounds a lot like some of yours. I am 32...wasted 5 years of my life with the wrong man. Have dated plenty since then and they are either losers, just aren't right for me, or are already done with having their kids and don't want to have anymore. It is difficult to find a man that didn't have kids young or in his late 20's and isn't divorced with kids and he is just looking for someone to have a relationship with and she hopefully already has kids cause he doesn't want to go there again.
I've been in that boat many times so last year I decided to do it on my own. After 4 failed attempts my doctor did a laparoscopy and an HCG. When he went in I had a lot of tiny cysts but one HUGE one that he had to drain. It was completely covering and blocking my left fallopian tube. He did the HCG to make sure both tubes were opened. I then waited a month to heal and tried again...it failed. So, I took about 4 months off since then and I am trying again. Started my meds yesterday (100mg chlomid) and I take my trigger shot next Saturday when I go in for the ultrasound to count the follies. They will mix the shot for me and I'll take it home to give it to myself later that evening and I'll have the IUI first thing Monday morning. I am praying it works this time. I don't know how many more disappointments I can take at this point.
Well there is my boring story. Good luck to all of you. I hope all of your hearts desires come true for you SOON!
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Re: Single and Trying

Postby kwald64 » Thu Mar 01, 2012 11:11 am

http://ttcassmc.blogspot.com/

Hello!

I just saw the date on your post and that your IUI is coming up very soon! I hope that all goes well this time. I attached a link to a blog I started because I am going through the same thing you are. I just got AF today and I will start clomid soon. This IS going to be my cycle! lol. I was thinking that maybe we could chat and who knows maybe we will be going through it together!

Kristy
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Re: Single and Trying

Postby jl2011 » Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:47 pm

Hi! I went in for my ultrasound today on day 14. I had one huge follie and two smaller ones. He said only the large one will mature. Which has been normal for me for the last FIVE times. But, my doctor does things a little different. He doesn't do the trigger shot 36 hours before. I had it this morning at about 8am. I'm having my IUI monday morning (day 16) at 8am. So, 48 hours after trigger. He is a very well known fertility specialist that has been doing this for a very long time. I trust him. It may be a little different, but he swears it works.
I'll be starting my 2ww monday! Good luck to you!
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Re: Single and Trying

Postby jl2011 » Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:53 am

I am a little frustrated this morning and disappointed. I had my shot yesterday at about 8am...this morning at 7:30 I woke up very uncomfortable and cramping. Went to the bathroom and had the clear discharge when I wiped. (not trying to give tmi) But, it is obvious I am ovulating. I am not due for my IUI until 8am tomorrow morning. So, I am convinced that these last five IUI's have been a complete waste and we have been completely missing it. I am ovulating well before the IUI. :( This is so disappointing...
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Re: Single and Trying

Postby kwald64 » Mon Mar 05, 2012 8:35 am

Wow that is dissapointing. I too am concerned about the timing! I started what I thought was AF on the 1st. I had to wear a pad but it was just brown. But then on the 3rd I woke up with red AF so I am thinking the 3rd is my actual day one. I am hoping i am not screwing up things. since my meds will start on day 5. Last month I had 1 great follie and was very much looking forward to TTC last cycle. however the clomid had made my lining not as thick so we did not try. I am no a med to help with the lining this cycle and PRAY that I can TTC this month. I know you know how badly I want this.

Did you call your dr and tell him you were Oing? maybe he coulda got you in. I am concerned about this same issue for me in 2 weeks. did you go in this morning anyway?

let me know what happens.

come chat at http://ttcassmc.blogspot.com/ if you want. it sooo helps to talk with someone going through the same thing.
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Re: Single and Trying

Postby esg » Mon Mar 05, 2012 1:21 pm

jl2011, your timing may not be shot.
How did it work out for you?
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Re: Single and Trying

Postby jl2011 » Mon Mar 05, 2012 8:02 pm

I went in this morning as planned and my doctor reassured me that everything was ok even if I did ovulate yesterday. But, he said what I thought was cervical mucus is not a sure sign of ovulation. He said it is thick and tacky. What I had was more like the KY coming out that he used Friday for the ultrasound. But, he was very optimistic. He reminded me that even though this is attempt # 6 it is only # 2 after my laparoscopy when they found blockages and problems and cleared them up. The total motile count was 30 million. One large egg. Fingers crossed that this is the last time I have to do it and hopefully get great news in two weeks!
Don't give up ladies! Keep your head up. Our time will come and we will be that much more thankful for our little ones after we have worked this hard to have them!
And Kwald...don't be discouraged. I would go with my first day of full flow. The brown could have just been discharge. The chlomid and everything else really throws our bodies off. Don't give up!
Thanks for asking about me esg. It went well. Slightly more uncomfortable during the procedure this time and I had a little more cramping afterwards. But, I am fine. Now it is time to be as patient as I can be these next two weeks.
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Re: Single and Trying

Postby kwald64 » Mon Mar 05, 2012 8:45 pm

Hello
Im so glad that your doctor was not concerned and you were able to go ahead with the IUI. I know I was so dissapointed that my lining had thinned and i did not get to try last time so I am praying everything looks good this month and I get to give it a go. I would be feeling really excited right now if i were you. and I had not thought of the KY that does make sense too.

I finally got ahold of my dr this evening about finding out if today should be day 3 or 5 for me. He said to go ahead and make this day 5 and count those first 2 light days. I sure hope we are doing the right thing. I took my clomid tonight at 730 (cuz I didnt get the message till then!) and I set the alarm on my phone for 730 each night. I really would rather take it in the morning but this is the card i was dealt so i am jsut going to go with it. I have heard that some dr's start clomid on Cd3 and some on cd5 so all in all it actually doesnt really matter. if anything i will be going in too early and i will jsut have to go back. no biggie.

please keep us posted on your 2ww!! prayers are with you!
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Re: Single and Trying

Postby esg » Thu Mar 08, 2012 3:02 pm

jl2011, I was told its a good thing to cramp more during/after IUI. Should help with pregnancy. My fingers are crossed!

kwald64, glad to hear that either way your timing is fine. You're on your way!
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Re: Single and Trying

Postby jl2011 » Thu Mar 08, 2012 5:43 pm

Ok I am gonna try to ask this question without giving TMI. But I had the thin clear cervical mucus Sunday. My doctor assured me it was ok to have the iui Monday and said cervical mucus is actually "thick and tacky". I had the iui Monday 3/5. Now today on Thursday 3/8 I just went to the bathroom and wiped and had thick yellowy sticky stuff. What the heck is that. And is that actually cervical mucus and I am ovulating a full 19 days after my first day of my period???? I am so confused.
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