Category Archives: Intrauterine insemination

Head in the sand

I’ve been AWOL this month, as ttc takes a back seat. However, I did have my phone consultation last Thursday with Dr O. When booking the consultation, you aren’t given a specified time, and I had two meetings that day, … Continue reading

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Celebrate

I’ve been taking a break from this trying to conceive business. Too many things going on over the last few weeks – my head would have exploded if I’d added ttc to the mix. I’ve been working on getting new … Continue reading

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A higher follicle power

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The backup plan

Right, so I said I wasn’t going to think about what to do next for a week or two. However, last night I started rereading a blog, Single Mother by Choice in the UK, that I had looked at last … Continue reading

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Holding pattern

No, not about knitting. Little to report. My period arrived yesterday, five days after the negative blood test and two days later than my smartphone app predicted. It was preceded by a couple of days of extreme abdominal discomfort in … Continue reading

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Was not expecting that

‘Tis official. A negative from the clinic. I need to go in for a consultation with Dr O, he of my original consultation back in July, to discuss options. I asked and I can also change consultants if I wish … Continue reading

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Sad face

Did a home test this morning. Dipped the stick at 6.04 and studiously ignored it until 6.07 while half-listening to the world news headlines with a hammering heart. Negative. By 6.28am I had already travelled through the stages of fear, disappointment and … Continue reading

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Think happy thoughts

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Overanalyse this

Despite the plans to divert my thoughts elsewhere, this two week wait is dragging.  Unlike in the first two, I have had a positive feeling about this whole cycle. I know this means a longer distance to fall if it’s a … Continue reading

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IUI three goes swimmingly (let’s hope)

IUI #3 was all good. Dr L was in great form. She opened with “Let’s go for two”, referring to the two lead follicles. Apparently, there has been only one case of IUI triplets at the clinic. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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