Category Archives: PCOS

Two Week Wait Number 24 – 7dpo

Here we are again. Seven days post ovulation in the dreaded two week wait. I haven’t been posting much, so my apologies for that. We have been without internet in the new house for little under two weeks now, which … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, 2ww, bbt, bfn, bfp, charting, charts, Clomid, cramps, donation, Donations, donor, donor sperm, donors, fertility, fertility friend, insemination, luteal phase, opk, ovulation, ovusense, PCOS | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments

Updating…

It’s been a busy week or so in Laura and Amy land. I’ve been absent from the blogosphere, although tweeting as uaual @forgotthesperm. Here’s your latest dose of far too much information.  

Posted in 2015, 2ww, donor, fertility, lesbian, opk, ovaries, ovulation, PCOS, positive, positive test | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

REVIEW – Ovusense Fertility Monitor (Part One)

I have recently been trialling the Ovusense Fertility Monitor by Fertility Focus. Having been trying for twenty two cycles now, I am open to trying new things, and I was very excited to see that this product was recommended for women … Continue reading

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Is Spearmint Tea the Answer?

As many of you know, myself and a couple of friends have been carrying out a bit of an experiment with spearmint tea. Apparently, spearmint tea can help lower testosterone when consumed in quantities of as little as two cups … Continue reading

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Cd11 – Dr visit and ZOINKS!

This morning was my visit to the Dr. I came prepared having printed off the clinical guidelines for infertility referral and I came straight out and asked him to refer me to the hospital for tests.

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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

Posted in 2014, 2ww, artificial insemination, babies, baby, bfn, bfp, cervical mucus, cervix, charting, charts, clinics, Clomid, cramps, cycle days, Dogs, donor, donor sperm, donors, fertility, infertility, insemination, luteal phase, nausea, NHS, opk, PCOS, symptom, symptom spotting, symptoms, ttc, two week wait | Tagged , , | 10 Comments

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

Posted in 2014, 2ww, artificial insemination, donor, donor sperm, eggs, fertility, insemination, luteal phase, opk, PCOS, positive, positive test, sperm, Sperm donor, Superhero Donor, two week wait | Tagged , , | 9 Comments