Category Archives: insemination

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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The Next Chapter

Today is two whole weeks since Squishy left us. In some ways it feels like five minutes. In other ways it seems like an absolute life time. It’s been two weeks of to and fro and up and down. Two … Continue reading

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Superhero Donor’s Point of View – Donation

Another guest entry from our fantastic donor. Please feel free to leave a. Comment if you enjoy these posts – I personally am finding them really interesting! ——- It may surprise you, but donors select their receipients. I started off … Continue reading

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We Have Liftoff! – Part Two!

This morning I was awoken to Amy shouting “it’s Today! It’s Today!” From the bathroom. It is cycle day 31 for her and no positive opk up to now, but I went into the bathroom to be greeted by this … Continue reading

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Let The Two Week Wait Begin!

All the OPKs I have done today have still been positive, so we arranged a donation for this evening. Amy was at work, so I was left managing the dogs. That’s all fine, except for Gizmo has a massive case … Continue reading

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Surprise Positive OPK!

I did an OPK just now because I got the urge to pee on something (you know you’re trying to conceive when…) and it was positive!

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Fun With Dates

Having some fun. This is all part of my positive thinking. Having a baby is going to happen for us at some point, so I’m going to do this every cycle! If we get caught this month this is the … Continue reading

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