Trouble TTC

Getting tired of saying "Congratulations"!

In the last year since we have been trying to get pregnant, literally 14 babies have been born into our family or are currently on their way.  How many people are going to get pregnant before it?s our turn already?!?!  I of course put on my big fake smile and in my big fake happy voice say "That's GREAT news!!!  Pass along our congratulations!!  I'm SOOO happy for her!!". 

Really I want to say in my hormonal drug induced bitchy state "What the fertile? Why are you telling me this?  So happy that now everyone has a baby and we don't...thanks for sharing the news.  Please....put that in your pacifier and suck it".  But.......I don't. 

I pull out of somewhere tucked deep down inside my polycystic ovary a big "That's so wonderful"!  I respond this way because I have discovered that apparently it?s not socially acceptable to become a raging infertile lunatic in public, because I'm strong and I refuse to show anyone my jealous and bitter side, because I know it?s actually good news even if it doesn?t feel that way, and because one day IT WILL BE my turn too. Now if everyone could please just keep their legs crossed until I get my BFP....that would be great.  Thanks in advance to my excessively fertile family and friends.

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Re: Getting tired of saying "Congratulations"!

  • I totally agree. I really do.

    It is hard to put on a fake smile when you are dying inside.

    I am reading "Silent Sorority" (Kindle version from Amazon).

    It is not technical at all, but deals with the emotional side if IF. It really struck me. You should check it out. It made me feel less alone in my sadness, and avoidance of anything baby...

    I am sorry you are upset! 

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    Diagnosed PCOS 8/2010

    Cycle 1-3 Clomid= No O

    Cycle 4 Clomid (200mg AND 250mg) 3/2/2011- BFN

    2.5mg, 5mg, AND 7.5mg Femara 5/22/2011- BFN

    Femara + Menopur + IUI 7/1/2011= BFP!!!

    Beta 1, 12dpiui=49, Beta 2, 15dpiui=153!!!

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  • so sorry your upset. I totally get that its a happy time for them and that all great. I'm getting sick of the ones that get pregnant and then biitch about it. I would do anything to trade them places!
    TTC since March 2010
    Dx:PCOS
    6/11 Clomid cycle cancelled due to cyst...TI=???
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  • lmbo I am loving the line "Now if everyone could please just keep their legs crossed until I get my BFP....that would be great." You rock girl -- Right there with ya.. We have had 3 babies born into the family since we have been TTC.. Vent away!

     Good luck on everything! <3 <3

    Married November 2007
    DH became a double above knee amputee with traumatic brain injury (TBI) - July 2009
    TTC - August 2009 DX: Severe MFI & TF due to TBI
    DH SA 0 count, started clomid therapy - November 2010
    DH SA 0 count, increased clomid dosage - January 2011
    DH SA 75 million with 60% motility!! - May 2011
    IVF with ICSI ONLY OPTION - May 2011
    3dt of 2 Grade A 8&7 cell embryos May 19, 2011
    +HPT May 30 2011 -- Memorial Day!
    Beta #1 = 34 Beta #2 = 101.8 Beta #3 = 603!
    Expecting beautiful Eden Grace February 7, 2012!
    I don't believe that God ever tells us "no". he has three options. Yes, not right now, or I have something better in mind. We just have to wait & see. BabyFetus Ticker
  • right there with ya girl! just found out that two of our friends are pregnant, another one is due next month, my SIL had one in Feb! It hard to be around them, seeing their cute bellies or their cute little babies!
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