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This or That? (NIFVR)

Since I am in the great white north and have to work today, I thought I'd throw out a random This or That poll for those of you who are around.  It's been a while.

So, let's hear it:

This or That... 

Painted toenails or Natural toenails

Paper book or e-reader

Ski Vacation or Lounging on the beach

Johnny Depp young or Johnny Depp now

Flats or Pumps

Steak or Salad

Horror or Comedy

Smurfs or My Little Pony

Math or English

Full House or Family Matters

 

 
me 33/DH 36
ttc since 10/2008; d/x: mild MFI, stageII endo
~~PAIF/SAIF Welcome~~
11 IUI’s = 1 m/c (7w4d)
IVF#1 January 2012 BFN, FET #1 April 2012 BFN
Surprise BFP October 2012 m/c (7w), Surprise BFP April 2013 m/c (6w4d)
IVF #2: July 2013, ET 1 embryo 7/18, beta 1 @ 14dp3dt - 757, beta 2 @ 16dp3dt - 1762
U/S 1 @ 6w4d = 1 little frogger with HB of 118, U/S 2 @ 7w3d measuring right on track with HB of 160
Stick Frogger Stick! Please!!!!!!!!!!!!!   It's a Girl, EDD April 7, 2014

BabyFruit Ticker

Re: This or That? (NIFVR)

  • Painted toenails or Natural toenails

    Paper book or e-reader

    Ski Vacation or Lounging on the beach

    Johnny Depp young or Johnny Depp now

    Flats or Pumps

    Steak or Salad (but I do like salad too)

    Horror or Comedy

    Smurfs or My Little Pony

    Math or English

    Full House or Family Matters

     

     
    me 33/DH 36
    ttc since 10/2008; d/x: mild MFI, stageII endo
    ~~PAIF/SAIF Welcome~~
    11 IUI’s = 1 m/c (7w4d)
    IVF#1 January 2012 BFN, FET #1 April 2012 BFN
    Surprise BFP October 2012 m/c (7w), Surprise BFP April 2013 m/c (6w4d)
    IVF #2: July 2013, ET 1 embryo 7/18, beta 1 @ 14dp3dt - 757, beta 2 @ 16dp3dt - 1762
    U/S 1 @ 6w4d = 1 little frogger with HB of 118, U/S 2 @ 7w3d measuring right on track with HB of 160
    Stick Frogger Stick! Please!!!!!!!!!!!!!   It's a Girl, EDD April 7, 2014

    BabyFruit Ticker

  • Painted toenails or Natural toenails: painted

    Paper book or e-reader: e-reader

    Ski Vacation or Lounging on the beach: beach

    Johnny Depp young or Johnny Depp now: Now

    Flats or Pumps:  Flats

    Steak or Salad: Salad

    Horror or Comedy: Comedy

     Smurfs or My Little Pony: Smurfs

    Math or English: English

    Full House or Family Matters: Full House

    My Blog
    Lilypie First Birthday tickers

    TTC #1 since February 2011
    Me: 29 (3/5/13- high NK cells)  DH: 28 (5/8/12- MFI low morph and motility)
    Cycle #21 (IUI#1), Cycle #22 (HSG 9/21/12) and Cycle #23 (IUI#2)=  image
    Cycle #24- December Snow Bunny IVF #1
    ER 12/6/12 (14R, 11M, 9F), ET 12/9/12 transferred 2 day 3 embies
    Bleeding and low betas=very cautious image C/P 5W3D
    Cycle #26 March Lucky Duck- FET #1
    scheduled 3/20/13- CANCELLED- lining issues
    Cycle #27 May Emerald- FET #1.2
    delayed- Starting Trental for 3 months + natural cycles Cycle #28-30=  image
    Cycle #31 August Shooting Star- FET #1.3 
    transferred 1 hatching blast 8/21/13= imageBetas 8/30 (108) and 9/3 (565)

    U/S 9/19/13- HR is 128!  U/S #2 10/4/13- HR is 174!
    It's a BOY!

  • Painted toenails 

    Paper book 

    Lounging on the beach

    Johnny Depp Never hate him think he is gross

    Flats

    Salad

    Comedy

    Smurfs or My Little Pony, I love both but Smurfs prob win

    Math or English-Neither I am terrible at both

    Full House 

     

    6 m/c
    Anovulatory cycles, increased Synthroid Diagnosed Sep 2010
    Natural cycle Dec 2010 BFP M/C 6 1/2 Weeks, D&E Jan 2011
    1 Clomid/Ovidrel BFN May 2011
    Natural cycle Aug 2011 BFP M/C 4 Weeks
    1 IUI Sept 2011 BFP M/c 7 weeks
    Provera Dec 2011 BFP M/C 3 Weeks
    DQ ALPHA HLA MATCH, High NK Cells Diagnosed Dec 2011
    IVF March 2012 BFP m/c 4weeks 5 days (IL, Prednisone)
    IVF#2w/DS July 2012 MEGA FAILURE BFN (IL, Dexamethasone)
    Diagnosed No real HLA Match, DQ Beta Triad, High TNF, Low NK Cells
    Oct 2012 Natural Cycle m/c 4wks (Lovenox, Prednisone) 
    Went to Beer Center- high tnf, low lad, implantation failure
    Nov/Dec 2012 LIT Treatment
    Dec 12 Humira
    Jan 2013 BFP
    Humira,LIT,Prednisone, Lovenox, IVIG, Baby Aspirin
    Miracle Born August 2013 Premature

    Yours doesn't have to be a sad story



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    Lilypie - (ugiy)


  • image BeeBee08:

    Since I am in the great white north and have to work today, I thought I'd throw out a random This or That poll for those of you who are around.  It's been a while.

    So, let's hear it:

    This or That... 

    Painted toenails or Natural toenails

    Paper book or e-reader

    Ski Vacation or Lounging on the beach

    Johnny Depp young or Johnny Depp now

    Flats or Pumps

    Steak or Salad

    Horror or Comedy

    Smurfs or My Little Pony

    Math or English

    Full House or Family Matters

     

    Married 9-10-11

    Together 6 years before marriage

    Me 26 DH 28

    TTC since 9/2011

    Dx endo 2007 Sx laparoscopy

    End bcp 9/2011

    Dx annovulatory, DOR, Low AMH

    Hysteroscopy due to polyp 2-1-12

    IUI#1-3 Cancelled due to low response

    IUI#4 BFFN

    IVF#1 8/30 Beta#1 256, 8/31 Beta#2 482 BFP!! M/C 5w3d

    FET#1 Cancelled due to uterine fluid and thin lining

    FET#1.2Cancelled due to abnormal bleeding

    Hysteroscopy 12/28/12 All clear

    FET#1.3 2/2013 Cancelled

    FET #1.4 Start meds 2/19

    Good Luck to All!!

    Crystal






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  • image BeeBee08:

    Since I am in the great white north and have to work today, I thought I'd throw out a random This or That poll for those of you who are around.  It's been a while.

    So, let's hear it:

    This or That... 

    Painted toenails or Natural toenails

    Paper book or e-reader

    Ski Vacation or Lounging on the beach

    Johnny Depp young or Johnny Depp now

    Flats or Pumps

    Steak or Salad

    Horror or Comedy

    Smurfs or My Little Pony

    Math or English

    Full House or Family Matters

     

    Married 9-10-11

    Together 6 years before marriage

    Me 26 DH 28

    TTC since 9/2011

    Dx endo 2007 Sx laparoscopy

    End bcp 9/2011

    Dx annovulatory, DOR, Low AMH

    Hysteroscopy due to polyp 2-1-12

    IUI#1-3 Cancelled due to low response

    IUI#4 BFFN

    IVF#1 8/30 Beta#1 256, 8/31 Beta#2 482 BFP!! M/C 5w3d

    FET#1 Cancelled due to uterine fluid and thin lining

    FET#1.2Cancelled due to abnormal bleeding

    Hysteroscopy 12/28/12 All clear

    FET#1.3 2/2013 Cancelled

    FET #1.4 Start meds 2/19

    Good Luck to All!!

    Crystal






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  • Painted toenails or Natural toenails: Definitely painted

    Paper book or e-reader: e-reader

    Ski Vacation or Lounging on the beach: beach

    Johnny Depp young or Johnny Depp now: not my type but if I have to pick: now.

    Flats or Pumps: pumps

    Steak or Salad: salad

    Horror or Comedy: comedy

    Smurfs or My Little Pony: smurfs

    Math or English: English

    Full House or Family Matters: Full House



    ***SIGNATURE WARNING***


    TTC #1

    Me 42, DH 47

    Dx = AMA/DOR, MFI

    IVF/ICSI #1 = BFN

    IVF/ICSI #2 = BFP; early loss

    IVF/ICSI #3 (DE) = BFP; early loss

    FET = BFN

    IVF/ICSI #4 (DE w/ CCS) = BFP

    Beta #1 @ 10dp6dt = 265; Beta #2 @ 14dp6dt = 1251. 

    1st U/S @ 6w2d showed one perfect little heartbeat! 

    2nd U/S @ 7w2d. HB 132 & everything measuring on track.

    Our beautiful little girl arrived January 2015!


  • Painted toenails or Natural toenails

    Paper book or e-reader

    Ski Vacation or Lounging on the beach

    Johnny Depp young or Johnny Depp now

    Flats or Pumps

    Steak or Salad

    Horror or Comedy

    Smurfs or My Little Pony

    Math or English

    Full House or Family Matters 


    ***signature & ticker warning***


    Me: 30 ~ Stage IV Endo ~ AMH .38 ~ AFC 8
    AMH .97 as of 4/2012! ~ AMH 1.63 as of 4/2013!?!
    Him: 29 ~ perfect swimmers

    Laparotomy w/partial oophorectomy 8/2009 to remove cysts/endo.
    Stopped BCP 4/2010.
    Multiple clomid rounds from 11/2010 to 6/2011. ~ All BFN
    IUI w/clomid 7/2011. IUI w/clomid & injectables 11/2011 & 1/2012. ~ All BFN
    IVF:EPP 5/2012 ~ (4R, 3M, 2F w/ICSI). Both embryos txfrd. ~ BFN
    BCP to manage endo from 10/2012 to 12/2012.
    FET w/donor embryos #1: 10/2013 Cancelled
    FET w/donor embryos #1.2: 11/2013 ~ ET of 2 beautiful blasts on 11/27.
    Beta 1: 503(12dp5dt) Beta 2: 1035(14dpt) Beta 3: 3001(16dpt) Beta 4: 8503(19dpt)
    Twins with an EDD of 8/15/14! Team Purple
    G&B born 6/30/14 at 33w3d via emergency c/s.

    If you're wondering about my avatar...it's a fried pickle chip shaped like a fetus!

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  • BzeetyDBzeetyD member
    2500 Comments 500 Love Its Fourth Anniversary Photogenic

    Fun!

    Painted toenails

    Paper book

    Ski Vacation where I don't ski 

    Johnny Depp young

    Flats 

    Salad

    Comedy

    Smurfs

    English

    Neither please. I'll take Twin Peaks instead. 

      

    BzeetyD = 38, Mr. BzeetyD = 44 together 12/02 married 9/08
    TTC #1 since 1/10
    DX: Unexplained/??? MFI issues

    Our lil' lost sparks:
    5w3d loss 7/30/10 - EDD March 2011
    8w loss 4/15/11 - EDD November 2011
    8w3d loss 8/2/12 - EDD March 2013
    4w c/p loss 10/29/12 - EDD July 2013

    Long story: trying on our own + testing testing testing with 6 rounds of Clomid, more testing, injectables + TI, laparoscopy - one tube blocked, 2 IUIs with Follistim...BFNs.
    RPL testing all normal, Karyotyping normal

    Moving on to IVF.

    IVF #1 April 2012 = BFN, IVF #2 June 2012 = BFP. U/S 7/23 = saw heartbeat but measuring behind. Follow up U/S on 7/30 - no heartbeat. D&C 8/2. Trisomy 12. IVF #3 Oct 2012 = Chemical Pregnancy

    Phone consult with CCRM on 12/12/12 - ODWU 1/4/13 - both tubes clear(!) - AFC 24, AMH 3.2, FSH 9.6, LH 5.4, E2 25. DH has high frag rate but improved!
    IVF #4 March 2013 CCRM. EP protocol w/ Menopur, Gonal-F & Dexamethasone. ER 3/29 & IMSI, PICSI. 43R 13M 10F 6blasts bio'd. CCS testing reveals 3 normals!!!
    FET 5/31/13 of 1 4AA blast - thawed and expanded. 4dp5dt BFP.
    Beta 9dp5dt = 181, 11dp5dt = 427. 1st u/s showed a healthy heartbeat! EDD 2/16/14

    After 4 years of hoping and heartbreak, our sweet little bean was born on 2/19/14
    We are so in love with her.

    "I'm not telling you it's going to be easy, I'm telling you it's going to be worth it."

    Everybody is welcome!!!
  • Painted toenails

    Paper book

    Lounging on the beach

    Johnny Depp now

    Flats

    Salad

    Comedy

    Smurfs 

    English

    Full House

    :) 

     

    Countless BFN(s)
    Moving to IVF

    IVF1 (ICSI): Long Lupron
    6R. 3F. 3DT. 8Cell 1Grade 2Embies. 1Frostie.
    Beta 1/22: 14 Beta 1/24: 24 Beta 1/26: 28
    Round One Result: Chemical Pregnancy

    Pressing Forward

    IVF2 (ICSI/AH/ACU): Microdose Lupron Flare
    13R. 11F. 5DT. 2TFR'ed. 1Frostie.
    Round Two Result 4/30: Harsh BFN

    FET. 2TFR'ed.
    Round Three Result 6/25: BFN
    Where do we go from here?

    Moving forward with CCRM in 2013
    ODWU revealed blocked tube(s). Lap 2/15.
    Bilateral Tubal Ligation. Stage IV Endo.
    Finally some (tough) answers.


    IVF3 (ICSI/CCS): Antagonist with EPP
    13R. We have 3 CCS Normal Embryos!


    Lupron Depot: May 2013 to August 2013
    Long awaited FET on 9/3. 2TFR'ed.
    BFP on FRER 5dp5dt: IN SHOCK!
    Beta1 9/10: 152.7! Beta2 9/12: 378! Beta3 9/14: 1224! 

    1st ultrasound 10/1: TWO beautiful heartbeats!  Overjoyed!

  • mm29mm29 member
    Long-Lasting Membership 2500 Comments 500 Love Its Photogenic
    image BeeBee08:

    Since I am in the great white north and have to work today, I thought I'd throw out a random This or That poll for those of you who are around.  It's been a while.

    So, let's hear it:

    This or That... 

    Painted toenails or Natural toenails

    Paper book or e-reader

    Ski Vacation or Lounging on the beach:  Both

    Johnny Depp young or Johnny Depp now:  Neither

    Flats or Pumps

    Steak or Salad

    Horror or Comedy

    Smurfs or My Little Pony:  Both

    Math or English

    Full House or Family Matters

     

    ::: Married June 2003:::
    TTC #1 since: Aug. 2008
    Me: 34, DOR, MTHFR-A1298C (heterozygous), decreased blood flow to uterus, Mild Endo
    DH: 38, Balanced translocation 5&10, unexplained MFI, normal SA and SCSA
    Tx History: IUI 1&2= BFN
    IVF# 1 W/ICSI= BFN
    IVF# 2: cancelled d/t no response
    IVF# 3= 1 egg retrieved=immature/not viable
    IVF# 4= c/p
    ***CCRM ODWU***
    Found DHs BT and Me-decreased blood flow to uterus
    Recommended DE IVF w/PGD, incorporate electro-acupuncture. Decided to cycle locally
    ***New RE***
    DE IVF# 1(cycle #6) w/pgd, (freeze all): 30R, 23M, 15F, slow/poor embryo development, 4 biopsied, 1 Normal "Norm"; DE IVF w/PGD, incorporate electro-acupuncture. 
    IVF# 6: (OE/DS) cancelled
    IVF# 7: (OE/DS) 1R, 1M, 1F, arrested day 5
    Plan-DE IVF# 2 (cycle #8): DE/DS in May 2015

    http://icanhazbabyz.blogspot.com/
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  • image BeeBee08:

    Since I am in the great white north and have to work today, I thought I'd throw out a random This or That poll for those of you who are around.  It's been a while.

    So, let's hear it:

    This or That... 

    Painted toenails or Natural toenails

    Paper book or e-reader

    Ski Vacation or Lounging on the beach

    Johnny Depp young or Johnny Depp now

    Flats or Pumps

    Steak or Salad

    Horror or Comedy

    Smurfs or My Little Pony

    Math or English

    Full House or Family Matters

     

     TTC #1 since 6/09
    Dx: PCOS and MFI
    3 IUIs, 4 IVFs = BFFN
      3rd RE: IVF #5/FET = BFP
    14dp5dt=1170 16dp5dt=2573

    1st u/s=
    TWINS!
    It's a Boy and a Girl!

    Born at 34w3d! 
     

  • Painted toenails or Natural toenails

    Paper book or e-reader

    Ski Vacation or Lounging on the beach

    Johnny Depp young or Johnny Depp now

    Flats or Pumps

    Steak or Salad

    Horror or Comedy

    Smurfs or My Little Pony

    Math or English

    Full House or Family Matters

    ************ Signature/Ticker Warning ************
    Me (32) DH (36) - Finding our way to baby #1
    Me: POF/DOR - AMH <0.16, heterozygous c677t MTHFR, insulin resistant and gluten intolerant
    DH: Severe MFI

    12/2/11 - IUI #1- BFN 
    8/1/12 - IVF #1 - Zero response from max stims (600iu intramuscularly)
    My ovaries are just for decoration

    12/6/12 - Adopted five embryos that had been frozen for over ten years!
    2/11/13 - DEmbryo FET #1 Thawed four, sadly two didn't survive. Transferred two beautiful blasts. 
    2/16/13 - First BFP of my life @ 6dp5dt! EDD 10/30/13
    3/27/13 - After beta and u/s hell, no heartbeat ever detected. D&C at 9w1d.

    6/5/13 - Adopted four new embryos that had been frozen for seven years!
     
    9/12/13 - DEmbryo FET #2. Thawed and transferred two beautiful blasts
    9/17/13 - BFP @ 5dp6dt! EDD 05/31/14
    9/29/13 - m/c @ 5w1d. :(

    11/19/13 - DEmbryo FET #3. Thawed and transferred one blast from each batch. Wow!
    11/23/13 - BFP @ 4dp6dt! EDD 8/7/13
    Beta #1 @ 13dp6dt - 522  Beta #2 @ 16dp6dt - 1373 
    6w5d ultrasound showed one perfect baby with a beautiful heartbeat of 134bpm!

    Snowflake baby is a girl! 
    Our beautiful Snowflake girl arrived on July 22, 2014! 
     
     
    My embryo adoption blog: Wishing on a Snowflake
     
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  • zazu13zazu13 member
    250 Answers 1000 Comments 500 Love Its Third Anniversary

    Painted toenails or Natural toenails

    Paper book or e-reader

    Ski Vacation or Lounging on the beach ( I can't choose... so Both!)

    Johnny Depp young or Johnny Depp now

    Flats or Pumps (prefer the look of pumps, but too many foot injuries dancing so I really should stick to flats)

    Steak or Salad

    Horror or Comedy

    Smurfs or My Little Pony

    Math or English

    Full House or Family Matters

    Age: 35 TTC since 2005, MFI & DOR 

    IVF #1 Sep '11 - canceled poor response

     IVF #2 Nov '11  8R/8M/4F 3dt x2 - chemical

    IVF #3 April '12  11R/6M/4F 3dt x2 - m/c

    FET #1 Aug 2012  3dt x2 - BFN

    **new RE**

     IVF #4 Jan '13 BFN 11R/6M/6F 5dt x2 - BFN

     IVF #5 July '13 16R/10M/10F 5dt x2 + 1 frostie

    9dp5dt Beta 1 = 344!! 16dp5dt. Beta 2 = 4822 7wk u/s= 2 heartbeats!

    Twin girls! 3/6/14

     

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