Category Archives: artificial insemination

Ain’t That Some Surprise…

Last night (cd18) I got a very dark OPK, leaving me wondering if it would go positive this morning. I texted Superhero Donor to make him aware that we might need him today and he said he could (thankfully) donate … Continue reading

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Let the Two Week Wait Begin…

It is cycle day twenty nine today and I was just about giving up hope of a positive ovulation test. I was pretty much convinced that this month would be anovulatory. And then there was this OPK…

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Looking To 2015…

I know, I know. We’re not even at the end of 2014 yet and I’m looking to next year, but there’s plenty of reason for it. This year has been a total roller coaster, so Amy and I started putting … Continue reading

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REVIEW – The Fertility Show 2014

The culmination of National Fertility Awareness Week in the UK was the Fertility Show at London’s Olympia Exhibition Centre. We were excited to attend, although Amy had reservations about whether there would be anything there that applied to our circumstances. … Continue reading

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An Ode to Clearblue

Reporting from cycle day TWENTY FIVE I’m usually the first to poo poo Clearblue Ovulation tests. The majority of the time as far as I am concerned they are overpriced. I still think that, but I bought some to help … Continue reading

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“It Will Happen”…

Recently I’ve noticed that a phrase that used to fill me with hope for the future now gives me rage. The phrase in question? “It will happen”, or it’s sister phrase “I know it will happen” and “just give it … Continue reading

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Just As We Were About To Give Up…

Isn’t it always the way? On Friday I was just about ready to give up opk’ing for the month. I had a good root around in the house and managed to find a grand total of eight OPKs. I figured … Continue reading

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