Category Archives: trying to concieve

Our Visit to the Alternative Families Show

We were kindly given complimentary tickets to attend the Alternative Parenting Show, which took place yesterday at the lovely Grand Connaught Rooms in Covent Garden, London. Advertisements

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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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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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6dpo – Vitamin D Disaster!

So I’m six days post ovulation today. “Symptoms” are being tired, sore boobs and cramps in lower tummy. Also had a little bit of spotting yesterday. I’m not temping this month so I’m not sure what my temps are doing. … 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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Waiting… And PCOS?

Waiting to ovulate is INCREDIBLY boring. I mean, like, seriously. BORING. Most ladies are most of the way through their two week wait before my body decides to ovulate. Amy seems to be much the same.

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