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AC Mums TTC Again ... June 05

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#1 Guest_ckrmum_*

Posted 01 June 2005 - 12:40 PM

Hi Ladies,

Here is the updated Rollcall showing where everyone is at for this month:

(alisona) Alison: TTC#2. FET 5/6. BFN. sad.gif

(beep): TTC#2. Starting puregon cycle with stronger dose. U/S 6/6. Looking good.

(bex39) Beck: TTC#2.

(bluestone) Narelle: TTC#2. BFN. sad.gif Taking time off.

(CJ'smum) Shelly: TTC#2. Starting again in July 2005.

(ckrmum) Helen: TTC#2. BFN 18/6. sad.gif

(Darkchylde) Kat: TTC#3. MF. IUI#1 31/5. BFN. sad.gif

(Donna17) Donna: TTC#2.

(Kays) Kaysie: TTC#2. Soon to start a FET cycle.

(kirsim): TTC#1. IUI #6 2/6. In 2ww.

(Marshmallow) Shell&Josh: TTC#2.

(Mergie) Chris: TTC#2. BFN. sad.gif

(mum2brodie) Felicity: TTC#2. PGD cycle. EPU 6/6. Sadly, none for transfer. sad.gif

(Mum2Lara) Cathy: TTC#2. Doing IVF#1.

(Nicole28) Nicole: TTC#2.

(Rachael1970) Rachael: TTC#2. Seventh transfer ended in m/c. sad.gif Two 6do frosties remaining. Taking time out 'til next Dr's appointment 18/7.

(Robby1) Robyn: TTC#2. BT 7/6. BFN. sad.gif

(s_m) Steph: TTC#2. IVF/ISCI#2. BFN. sad.gif

(sauseelula) Michelle: TTC#3.

(sebela): TTC#2.

(shellie) Shellie: TTC#?.

(ShereeW) Sheree: TTC#2. Waiting for PGD approval in WA.

(sogorgeous) Kylie: TTC#2. Currently sniffing Synarel and expecting 2ww early 1st week July.

(souad): TTC#?.

(stilltrying) Roz: TTC#2.

Please let me know if any of the above details are wrong or out of date and I'll update.

Good luck everyone.


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This message was edited by ckrmum on Saturday, 18 June 2005 @ 4:44 PM

#2 Mergie

Posted 01 June 2005 - 01:41 PM

Gee, I hate to be the one to start this off on such a downer but........

It's offical

AF arrived with full force early hours this morning.

I'm coping alot better than last cycle, must have been the -ve HPT's.

Have to go for the BT tmw morning regardless.  Have made an appointment with my Dr for next Friday.  We're considering using our sole frozen embie this cycle.  I'm as regular as clock work so it should be a natural FET.

We have a Gold Coast holiday booked for the middle of next month.  I'd like to go away not doing any form of AC process and just relax and enjoy our holiday.
DH then has another week off which will have us hanging about the house and doing day trips. We'll spend this time deciding on whether we'll stick to AC or hang up our boots and start living for now.  It's ironic really, this time last year we had decided to give it away once I turned 42, 12 months later and we're going through it all again. I wonder what we'll decide????

My head is telling me one thing but my heart just won't follow.

I'm going to end this with a very positive outlook and say I just know that by the end of JUNE we WILL have some great news on this thread.

Take care all.

#3 beep

Posted 01 June 2005 - 04:25 PM

Well AF arrived on May 29. I am soooo glad. I have my first appt with dr. tommorrow for u/s.  
Will probably start the puregon injections again. This time at a stronger dose so cycle will be faster.
I can't wait until I do the IUI.
baby dust to all.

ME 33
DH 37
DS 17

#4 alisona

Posted 01 June 2005 - 08:20 PM

Quick update from me - FET happening this Sunday!  According to the blood tests I O'd yesterday so we're all set to go this Sunday.  Now I'll start worrying about the defrosting process...I was told 85% chance of survival so I figure that is pretty good odds but I will still obssess about it.

Mergie - sorry to hear AF arrived.  I hope you guys can have a great holiday and get away from the stress of TTC.

Beep - good luck with your IUI.

Will report back after transfer!


#5 StillRoz

Posted 02 June 2005 - 07:54 AM

***Edited by Roz***

Edited by StillRoz, 31 May 2008 - 07:16 AM.

#6 mum2brodie

Posted 02 June 2005 - 10:12 AM

New roll call looks great thanks for updating us.

Mergie: Sorry about AF arriving sad.gif

Alison: Good luck with Sunday I will only be a few days behind you.

Well I had my scan yesterday and lots of lovely follies which made me feel good as everyone keeps telling me I dont have age on myside anymore.

We are doing PGD so EPU is for Monday and transfer will be next Thursday all going well.

Im feeling positive but scared all at the same time. I found this stim cycle some what easier than my last.

Good luck everyone.

Me 35 3/4
3yrs of IVF with ICSI
Brodie 2/1/04 from 3rd transfer(2nd FET)
stimming again for PGD EPU 6/6

#7 Guest_ckrmum_*

Posted 02 June 2005 - 10:37 AM

UPDATED TO HERE. original.gif

#8 sogorgeous

Posted 02 June 2005 - 02:51 PM

Can I join you lovely ladies here.  Have been lurking for a while.  Think I'm in the right thread please let me know if I'm not though. Currently sniffing Synarel (don't you love that taste down the back of your throat) and expect 2ww early 1st week July.


me 34
dh 42
dd 3 (ICSI '01)
MAY '05 ICSI (july BT)

#9 Darkchylde

Posted 02 June 2005 - 03:26 PM

I'd love to be added as well...please


#10 Guest_ckrmum_*

Posted 02 June 2005 - 03:33 PM

Hi Kat,

Can you please provide some information about where you're up to in your cycle?  I'll then add you to our rollcall.


#11 StillRoz

Posted 03 June 2005 - 08:03 AM

***Edited by Roz***

Edited by StillRoz, 31 May 2008 - 07:15 AM.

#12 mum2brodie

Posted 03 June 2005 - 12:12 PM


Im having this awful feeling that Ive "O"d.

I suddenly dont feel bloated as much and all the mucky stuff that comes with "O"ing has gone sorry about the information.

Im really worried Im going to turn up for EPU on Monday and find that something went wrong.

Oh dear sad.gif Felicity.

Me 35 3/4
3yrs of IVF with ICSI
Brodie 2/1/04 from 3rd transfer(2nd FET)
stimming again for PGD EPU 6/6

#13 matty'smum

Posted 03 June 2005 - 02:16 PM

Felicity i recall when i was doing my cycle me emailing you with the same worry. And i do recal you telling me that everyone has the same worry and that it is very rare that it can happen.

Would you like me to say it to you this time sweetie?

You will be fine iam sure you havent ov'd.

Take care

#14 kirsim

Posted 03 June 2005 - 04:00 PM

As of today, I am in the 2WW.  I have posted details in another thread, but basically had insem yesterday (IUI #6) and sitting tight waiting for the time to pass.


me-32  dp-32

#15 Darkchylde

Posted 03 June 2005 - 05:10 PM

Sorry Helen..I was off in lala land again.

IUI - 31/05
BT 13/6

Me 30 DH 35
2x DD
TTC 3yrs

#16 scissorsisters

Posted 04 June 2005 - 09:43 PM

Mergie - I am so sorry that you got a BFN.  You go an enjoy that holiday for all it's worth!!

Felicity - Try not to stress ( yeah, yeah I know it is almost impossible).  I am sure all will be ok for Monday.

Beep - Good luck with you IUI

Alison - All the best for tomorrow.

Kylie & Kat - Welcom aboard

Kirsim - I hope the 2ww is kind to you

Me - I did a HPT yesterday, I was 6dp5dt. BFN sad.gif

Hopefully it was too early, but I don't think so.  I am now trying to decide whether or not to do another FET straight away.


#17 Guest_ckrmum_*

Posted 06 June 2005 - 12:14 PM

A quick update from me and then I'll do the rollcall update ...

Had my Day 19 b/t this morning and am hanging by the phone to see if transfer will still be going ahead for Wednesday. Can't believe that it's so close ... it's snuck up so quickly.

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This message was edited by ckrmum on Monday, 6 June 2005 @ 12:19 PM

#18 mum2brodie

Posted 06 June 2005 - 01:40 PM

Hi Ladies,

Iím sorry Iím not up for personals today as Iím absolutely shattered and canít stop crying. After having such a good response to my first cycle with 20 something eggs. Today they got a measly 6 Ė Donít even think we are going to make it to do PGD.

The couldnít find my file when I came out of Op and I was so excited couldnít wait to find out how many we had and when the nurse said Id done well with 6 I burst out crying and really havenít stopped since.

Out of 10 that fertilized last time we only had one live normal pregnancy Ė So Iím not holding out much hope of even one in six fertilizing.

Lyndon came to see me and said he knew I would be devastated.  I just want to know what went wrong.

He also confirmed that he doubts we will get to do PGD or even have anything to transfer. He will call me on Wednesday and let me know what the next step is.

There were follies but no eggs Ė I donít know what I did wrong Ė Age must have caught up with me.

It makes it so much harder to come home to Brodie and think he might be the only one.

Sorry Iím in such a downer - Iím sure you will understand.


#19 Mergie

Posted 06 June 2005 - 01:52 PM

Felicity.... I've pmed you.

#20 Darkchylde

Posted 06 June 2005 - 01:59 PM

Sorry to hear the news Felicity...keep your chin up mate..we're thinking and praying for ya.

Me 30 DH 35
2x DD
TTC 3yrs

#21 bluestone

Posted 06 June 2005 - 02:02 PM

Hi everyone,
Sorry for being lax in updating you all.  I had a BFN with this round.  And with only one embie, we have to start all over again.  We're still waiting to decided what to do.  I'm thinking of having a break and focussing my obsessiveness onto losing weight.  I've found all these stats on how it affects fertility, which for some reason no dr mentioned to me earlier?!  So I'm off to Weight watchers and carrot stick country.

So sorry Felicity.  hope you're feeling better soon.  I've pm'd you.  

cheers to all

38  DH 38
DS 5
TTC 3.5y
2 m/c
#1 ICSI Dec 04 BFN
#2 ICSI Feb 05 failed EPU no eggs
#3 ICSI May 05 BFN

#22 Guest_ckrmum_*

Posted 06 June 2005 - 02:27 PM

Felicity I'm so sorry to hear that the results aren't as good as you'd hoped. I've been in a similar situation and I remember all too clearly how upset I was so I do know how you're feeling.

Try to stay positive though ... there might just be a sticker in amongst the six you have. original.gif

We are here for you. (((((hugs)))))


#23 Guest_ckrmum_*

Posted 06 June 2005 - 04:18 PM

Finally got my results ... I swear I must have been the last on the list to get them, lol.

Anyway, it is all systems go for my FET on Wednesday. The clinic was looking for a progesterone level of 30 and above and mine was 44. original.gif

Both DH and our 13mo DS are coming in while I have my transfer ... how many kids out there in the fertile world can say that they were in the same room as their parents when their little sister or brother was conceived? LOL. There's got to be some advantage to this whole AC journey, hey? original.gif

Best wishes to all.

DS 22/4/04.
TTC#2 - Day 19 of medicated FET cycle - transfer 8/6.

#24 Kays

Posted 06 June 2005 - 04:32 PM

Felicity, just wanted to let you know that I only got 5 eggs and 3 fertilised, and I was only 26 at the time.... Hope you get some littles to transfer


#25 alisona

Posted 06 June 2005 - 06:26 PM

Had our transfer yesterday and have my 2 little blasts on board.  They did not cope well with the thawing - one only had 50% cells surviving, the other only 60% (I think they like to see 80 - 90%).  Anyway they were still alive (barely I think) when we got there so both have been transferred.  I'm not overly hopeful, but you never know....

I'm still going to hpt my little heart out next week just in case.

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