TTC after 35

Llama--I'm stalking your chart

Your chart looks amazing (and, yes, I know you've been told that in months past, but it looks SO GOOD). Any plans to test or are you waiting it out?

Fingers crossed for you!! 

Re: Llama--I'm stalking your chart

  • Aww you are so sweet to be stalking me!!!  Big Smile  My chart does look amazing, doesn't it?!  I am so hopeful.. but also trying to be realistic.  I have seen good charts before and they always end up being disappointing--but maybe I will luck out this time.  :)  As of this month I have been TTC for 3 1/2 years, so I have decided that after this cycle I will stop charting.  No more OPK's or worrying about where I am in my cycle.  I am done "trying". 

    So this is my farewell chart--please stalk away!  I will not be testing unless I get past my AF date and my temp stays up.  My birthday is Feb 17th.  What a nice present it will be if this turns out to be my month.  Cake

    Thanks for this post.  It made my day.  Big Smile

    Me: 40 Dh: 41, TTC since August 2009, began Acupuncture and Herbs Sept 2011, began Temping and Charting Nov 2011. image
  • I hope this is your month and you will get your BFP as your birthday present!
  • exciting!  good luck!
    Me-41, Hubby-40.
    1st BFP-8/17/12!  Missed Miscarriage discovered @ 8 week US.  D&C.
    2nd BFP-2/13/13!  Blighted Ovum discovered @ 8 week US. Natural miscarriage.
    3rd BFP-5/22/13!  By early June, progesterone plummeting.  Another loss.
    August 2013 - started Donor Egg process, but surprise BFP with my own eggs.
    Dear Son born 5/28/14
  • fingers crossed llama!!!!
    Me: 37 DH: 37 TTC since Jan 2012. RE consult and initial testing done in Aug 2012: SA fine, AMH 1.1 & HSG clear - on way to IUI but got BFP on 9/10/2012. m/c 10/3/2012 at 6w5d. BFP next cycle which was a c/p. IUI #1: Clomid 100mg 12/6= BFN. IUI#2 (unmedicated) Jan 2013 = BFN. Hysteroscopy 1/25/13. IUI#3 Clomid 100mg 2/23 = BFN IUI# 4: BFN. IVF #1 April 2013, BFP!  EDD 1/12/14 with Boy!
  • I am crossing everything I can for you. Llama!
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  • Good luck, Llama!!



    ******SIGGY/TICKER WARNING******

    Me: 40. DH: 42. TTC since 2009. 
    Normal-ish hormone levels (<9.5 FSH, 0.9 AMH).  Weird egg maturity issue.
    July 2011 - Feb. 2012: 2 Clomid/TI cycles; 3 injectables/IUI cycles. Good response but BFNs.
    Dec. 2011: Laparoscopy (clear) + hysteroscopy to remove uterine polyp.
    Apr. 2012: IVF #1: Antagonist protocol. 7R, 0M, 0F. :-(
    Nov. 2012: IVF #2: Long Lupron protocol. 9R, 1M, 1F. 3dt of my one lil' embie on 11/23: BFN. :-(
    Dec. 2012: Hail Mary IUI cycle with leftover IVF meds: BFN.
    Feb. 2013: IVF #3: Estrogen priming protocol, max stims. 6R, 1M, 1F w/rescue ICSI. My one embie didn't make it. :-(
    July 2013:  DE IVF #1. Canceled just before retrieval when donor tested positive for (active) CMV.  :-(
    Oct. 2013:  DE IVF #2, with wonderful new donor. ER 10/25:  31R, 24F. 5dt of one beautiful 4AB blast: 10/30. 14 frosties. BFP at 5dp5dt. Beta 11/8 (9dp5dt): 179. Beta 11/15 (16dp5dt): 2274. First US 11/25 (6w3d): a perfect little bean with a HB of 118. Second US 12/9 (8w3d): HB 170. Anatomy scan 2/27:  It's a GIRL!  Beautiful DD born 7/24/2014 weighing 8lb 15oz.  100% worth it all.  

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  • I will be keeping my fingers crossed for you. My AF is due on the 18th and next month is our last trying. Hoping that we both go out with a bang!!! What an awesome birthday present a BFP would be for you!!!  Sending you good vibes...
  • Thanks everyone!  My temp went down the tiniest bit today... I was thrilled to not see it plunge but now I am obsessing over that little dip that I can't do anything about.. It's going to be a long wait til tomorrow morning!  AF is due on the 14th but lately I have been early..day 13 (today) has been my average AF day.. fingers crossed I still have a reason to temp tomorrow.  I appreciate all your support SO much.  <3
    Me: 40 Dh: 41, TTC since August 2009, began Acupuncture and Herbs Sept 2011, began Temping and Charting Nov 2011. image
  • I hope that your temps stay up and that you get a BFP for your birthday!  :)

    Best of Luck....

    Lilypie Trying to Conceive 15 to 80 day cycle tickers
  • Hope you get your birthday BFP!!!
    Me 39 & suspected PCOS, DH 42. Went off BCP when we got married in 11/11, seriously TTC since 3/12.  Six cycles of clomid = BFNs.  Suspected endometriosis & HSG showed both tubes blocked.  Sept 2013 IVF 5D transfer of two perfect embryos = BFN.  Started acupuncture and taking time off to drop some pounds & get healthier before FET in April 2014.
  • Hoping that you get a sticky BFP for your birthday!.....will be stalking your chart in amBig Smile
    TTC since 10/09 Me-43 DH-44 RE and testing 10/10-11/10, Recommending IVF 1/11 New RE AMA and DOR-DH low motility IVF #1.1 cancelled 3/11 due to poor response IVF #1.2 May 2011, one perfect 8-cell embryo, 3dt-BFN, IVF #2.1 Converted to IUI d/t poor response. New RE 9/2011. IVF 2.2 completed using HGH,EPP,DHEA, Q-10 and accupuncture. Transferred one 8-cell, grade one embryo on 10/19. BFP 10/31/11 Chemical pregancy on 11/2/11. Started stims for IVF #3, our final try, on 12-2-11. ET on 12/18. Transferred 3 Grade A embryos-BFFN Planning DE IVF, late March/early April- Donors ER expected to be 4/2-4/4. PAIF/SAIF welcome
  • image happywifemomofone:
    Hoping that you get a sticky BFP for your birthday!.....will be stalking your chart in amBig Smile

    The morning cannot get here fast enough for me!  I hope I have something stalk worthy for you tomorrow.  :)

    Me: 40 Dh: 41, TTC since August 2009, began Acupuncture and Herbs Sept 2011, began Temping and Charting Nov 2011. image
  • I am sure you are still sleeping - we are on opposite coastlines... Dying to see what happens today. Good luck, I hope you get a rise in temps & a BFP
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    My Ovulation Chart
    || Ovulation Calendar

    Me 42, DH 34 - TTC #1 since June 2012.
    9/12 3-day testing: TSH 3.76, T4 Free 1.1, LH 6.1, FSH 7.4, Prolactin 9.0, Estradiol 56. 12/12 HSG done & my tubes are clear!! 1/22/13 3-day testing: TSH 6.2, FSH 7.7, AMH 0.86, Estradiol 54, Prolactin 10.5. Thyroid almost doubled (hmmm), started Synthroid 2/4/13 and also 15,000 of Vit D 1/wk. 2/26/13 RE says I am in great shape, but DH has MFI - extremly low count along with morphology & motility issues. RE said IUI would be a waste, that IVF with ICSI is what he thinks we should do. Insurance does not cover IVF.... :(
  • image Qzees:
    I am sure you are still sleeping - we are on opposite coastlines... Dying to see what happens today. Good luck, I hope you get a rise in temps & a BFP

    Sorry to keep you in suspense.. darn time zones!  My temp is up!  Just a little but I will take it.  I keep expecting to see a plunge so I am super optimistic.

    Me: 40 Dh: 41, TTC since August 2009, began Acupuncture and Herbs Sept 2011, began Temping and Charting Nov 2011. image
  • So just stalked your chart and it made me smile!
    Me 39 & suspected PCOS, DH 42. Went off BCP when we got married in 11/11, seriously TTC since 3/12.  Six cycles of clomid = BFNs.  Suspected endometriosis & HSG showed both tubes blocked.  Sept 2013 IVF 5D transfer of two perfect embryos = BFN.  Started acupuncture and taking time off to drop some pounds & get healthier before FET in April 2014.
  • Oooooh Llama! Your chart looks so good. Still sending lots of birthday BFP vibes to you. 

     

  • I hope you get the best bday present ever!!!

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    My Ovulation Chart



    Me: 41 DH: 46. We are TTC our 1st, started July '11,
    3 cycles clomid with Ob,
    1 cycle Tamoxifen with Ob,
    Diagnosed PCOS 11/5/12
    clomid, trigger & timed bd 12/12 BFN
    1st clomid IUI 1/4/13 BFN.
    2nd clomid IUI 2/13 cancelled didn't respond to clomid.
    3/15/13 scheduled laparoscopy & on bcp.

    May 10 IUI from injectibles - BFN 

    May 22 done with interventions it will either happen or it won't. 

    February 2014 No longer actively trying, but not preventing. 

     

  • Looking good!

     

    Me-41, Hubby-40.
    1st BFP-8/17/12!  Missed Miscarriage discovered @ 8 week US.  D&C.
    2nd BFP-2/13/13!  Blighted Ovum discovered @ 8 week US. Natural miscarriage.
    3rd BFP-5/22/13!  By early June, progesterone plummeting.  Another loss.
    August 2013 - started Donor Egg process, but surprise BFP with my own eggs.
    Dear Son born 5/28/14
  • Still stalking you - and your chart looks awesome!  :)
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  • Llama!! ::::: waving frantically:::
    Even I still stalk you :
    Good luck I hope this is it
    My Ovulation Chart


    BPF #1 10/22/11
    M/C @ 5weeks
    BFP #2 11/26/11
    Baby girl born on July 26th 2012. She's the light of our lives

  • I love that I am being stalked by graduates!  Hi Gundy and Nugget!
    Me: 40 Dh: 41, TTC since August 2009, began Acupuncture and Herbs Sept 2011, began Temping and Charting Nov 2011. image
  • are you really going to wait until your birthday to test?!?  You are so strong!  
    Me-41, Hubby-40.
    1st BFP-8/17/12!  Missed Miscarriage discovered @ 8 week US.  D&C.
    2nd BFP-2/13/13!  Blighted Ovum discovered @ 8 week US. Natural miscarriage.
    3rd BFP-5/22/13!  By early June, progesterone plummeting.  Another loss.
    August 2013 - started Donor Egg process, but surprise BFP with my own eggs.
    Dear Son born 5/28/14
  • image QOTR:
    are you really going to wait until your birthday to test?!?  You are so strong!  

    Yes, testing on Sunday.  I think I am more in denial than strong!  I am so hopeful this time..but so scared!   I figure if it is meant to be my b-day gift I should wait til then to know for sure.  :) 

    Me: 40 Dh: 41, TTC since August 2009, began Acupuncture and Herbs Sept 2011, began Temping and Charting Nov 2011. image
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