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by alison p
Mon Nov 25, 2002 10:19 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: THanks for all your kind words
Replies: 1
Views: 626

THanks for all your kind words

Dear all,<br><br>Thanks for all your kind words - it really does help to know that there are people out there going through the same emotions and disappointments. At least you're all more sympathetic than my brother-in-law who at the weekend said 'Oh well, that's life. You'll find that life's like t...
by alison p
Fri Nov 22, 2002 12:56 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: 3rd failure - very depressed
Replies: 16
Views: 3420

3rd failure - very depressed

Dear all,<br><br>I wrote last week about my period pains - unfortunately they were just that and I started bleeding on day 12. I did the test that night and it was negative. What a bummer. I can't believe it's failed for a 3rd time - what more do we have to do? I'm fed up with friends saying 'don't ...
by alison p
Wed Nov 13, 2002 8:29 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: How has everyone justified time off to work???
Replies: 18
Views: 4545

How has everyone justified time off to work???

Hi, I also found that being totally upfront and honest was the best option. My boss was very supportive and the company so far has been very understanding. My first cycle was in London (I live on the South coast) and it was taking me up to 2 hours each way to get to the hospital for a 5 minute scan ...
by alison p
Wed Nov 13, 2002 8:15 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Help Me!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1163

Help Me!!

Hi Deborah, <br><br>Clinics seem to differ on how much hCG is given, but I think it is usual to give 10,000 - 15,000 IU (Profasi - that's what I used each time). The ampoules come in 10,000 and 5,000, so you may have to make up 2 ampoules. I've not heard of hCG being given throughout the 2ww. The id...
by alison p
Tue Nov 12, 2002 5:01 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Feeling weird - is this normal?
Replies: 1
Views: 833

Feeling weird - is this normal?

Hi Michelle - a bloated tummy I'm afraid is the norm! (it's worse when people think you're pregnant and mention so). The best thing that you can do is to drink lots and lots of water - around 2 litres a day if you can. Unfortunately the bloating doesn't go down as soon as you've had your eggs collec...
by alison p
Tue Nov 12, 2002 4:52 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Period-like cramps during the 2ww
Replies: 12
Views: 9454

Period-like cramps during the 2ww

Thanks for all the positive comments from everyone - it helps so much to know that others are going through exactly the same thing!! Good luck to everyone in their 2 ww - it sure is hell!<br><br>Alison
by alison p
Tue Nov 12, 2002 12:14 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Period-like cramps during the 2ww
Replies: 12
Views: 9454

Period-like cramps during the 2ww

Dear all,<br><br>I'm new to the site (Tracy D introduced me - thanks Tracy!). <br><br>I am currently going through a 3rd ICSI cycle and had the ET on Sat 2nd Nov. I have been getting stomach cramps since Saturday and am worried that this is bad news as it feels like I do every month. Has anyone else...