Category Archives: 2014

Bye Bye 2014

Well. Wasn’t 2014 a big bitch? I have to say, I am very glad to be getting rid of this year. It has had its highlights, but for the most part it has been the worst year of my life. … Continue reading

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If at First (and second and third and fourth) You Don’t Succeed…

I wanted to say thankyou for everyone’s lovely comments on my post yesterday. Infertility is difficult, draining and makes you feel totally worthless. I say this again and again, but when you’re a teenager you’re told that if you so … Continue reading

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Big Fat Period

Well, I got my period. Should have seen that one coming ten miles off! I’m gutted about last cycle. I really thought that ovulating late was my problem, but it seems even with an early ovulation our chance is fairly … Continue reading

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8dpo and 9dpo Big Fat Negative

This is why we don’t test early. This is it.

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8DPO – Christmas and Going Insane

Merry Christmas to all my lovely readers and fellow bloggers! I hope today sees you filled with food and spending time with family. We had a quiet Christmas Day yesterday. Just Amy, me and the dogs. We didn’t have gifts … Continue reading

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Paging Dr “Duh”!

This evening I had an appointment with the “fertility specialist” at my GP surgery. You’ll see the reason for the quote marks around fertility specialist as the post goes on… You may remember that after we lost Squishy in July … Continue reading

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I’m VERY Bad At Waiting

Four days post ovulation over here. Yup. Just four days! This two week wait seems to be dragging like a biiiiitch. I think it’s because I ovulated early and therefore know we are in with a good chance this cycle. … Continue reading

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