hi all! well this board just gets better each day..i'll admit it takes me some time to keep straight who's who..so bear with me if i get anything mixed up. i just love coming home and signing onto my email and seeing messages that new posts are up- it's very cool.
jharris- i'm not doing AP either - not yet anyways. i did it briefly before my first IVF when my schedule was more flexible. i work weekdays, mon-fri and AP's in our smaller city are not very available. but i have a lead on some that my take saturday appt's. and thanks for sharing your story, i'd feel aggravated too about the health issues and decision making process- sometimes i wonder if these professionals realize how much we have on the line and how desperately we need absolutely everything managed the 'best' way right from the get-go.. this is not trial and error time. there's too many emotions, time, and money on the line.
i'm feeling kinda guilty- as a milk and cheese junkie....need i say more? i'm trying to walk that line of doing what i can health wise, without giving too much up. apparently i'm rethinking it though.
valerie and kate- i have a sweet cat that embarrassingly enough, i find myself sometimes holding like he's a baby! and he definately acts like one (pain in the ass at 3 am!)
kate- sounds like you had a busy time with your step daughter...hope you're relaxing now.
coco- i HATE getting AF. EVERY single F'ing time!!!! i so relate. and, on a lighter note, i live in a rainforest (vancouver isle is VERY seattle-ish), so i relate there too.
SD- thanks for joining in. it's nice to hear a success story in the making.
Sue- i'm on the folic acid. the doc who did my D/C recommended staying on my maternity vit's since i lost so much blood with the m/c.
babyloves- Welcome! and good luck with the family gathering..i dread stuff like that too, and then hate myself for being anti-social, but don't like my other choices either.
and babyloves and hoping in PA- i can't believe you'll be stimming soon! that's awesome.
so i've got my hysteroscopy booked aug 18 to clear me for another ivf in sept. the docs are calling this being 'overly cautious', as they don't expect any issues, but don't want to put me through the emotional and financial expense of another cycle if my body's not ready yet.
i haven't heard anything from my friend yet (the pregnant one i finally told about my m/c and difficulty talking to her). that makes me kinda sad. i can let my mind get away from me worrying about what she's thinking and if i said anything 'wrong' to her in that email. it's so sad that my friendships and social life have changed in ways i never imagined a couple years ago. i never thought this was going to happen to me
we're passing on a camping invite this weekend cause i just don't want to deal with the questions (plus i'm not big on these people anyways). my other friends have been amazing. i got together with 2 girlfriends on the weekend (one had moved away but came to visit), and got great support. i told them the story of my miraculous ivf pregnancy and then m/c, and 1 of them that has a 14 month old cried.. i felt her support, it was nice. and talking about my (brief) pregnancy brought back HOPE again...
anyways, sorry for the long post... wishing you all lots of love, karen