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Where are You on Your TTC Journey? 9/14/11
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Byroney_WebMD_Staff posted:
Welcome to our weekly list! You can find Cycle Buddies and others going through the same issues or treatments as you are. To join, include your:

First name (Or what you'd like to be called)
How long you've been TTC (Trying to Conceive)
What you're trying (temping, RE, acupuncture, etc.)
Cycle (DPO/2WW, how many cycles, etc.)
State or Country
Pregnancy Test results (or when you plan to test)

Current List:

_1stTimeMomma_
Name: Beatrice
How Long?:7 mos
Trying?: Using ovulation calendar, lots of FD/BD
Cycle: Cycle is 28-29 days long.
From: OR living in NC
Pregnancy Test:AF is 15 days late. Took 3 tests this month-CD32, CD37 and CD46-all neg. Waiting until 3 weeks late to test again. (Update9?)

Agoeadcock
Name: Elizabeth
How Long?: 4-5 months
Trying?: Attemptong Ovulation Calendar
Cycle: 35 days
From: IL
Pregnancy Test:Took two, both BFN

Agomkclaudio
Name: Meredith
How Long?: 6 months actively
Trying?: OPKs and Calendars
Cycle: #14
From: TX
Pregnancy Test: Can't test yet... (Update9?)

Allisonh90
Name: Allison
How Long?:1 month
Trying?:Ovulation calendar.
Cycle:
From: TX
Pregnancy Test: Testing August 30th. (Update9?)

Amandasmi88
Name: Manda
2 months
Trying?: OPK, ovulation signs, charting cycles, BD almost every day.
Cycle: 6 DPO
From: OK
Pregnancy Test: Will test 8/3 (Update9?)

An_239336
Name: Jessica
How Long?: 2 months
Trying?: OPK, ovulation signs and sex
Cycle: 34
From: TN
Pregnancy Test:Sept 16 if no MC

An_239453
Name: Cole
How long: 15 months
Trying: Fertility calander, acupunture, ovulation kit, clomid (for the 2nd time)
Cycle: 28-30 days
From: IL
Pregnancy Tests: None (Update9?)

An_239998
Name: Momma08andHopeful12
How long: 1 month
Trying: Fertility calander, sex. Just got IUD removed.
Cycle: 28 days
From: AR
Pregnancy Tests: None

Anon_235035
Name: Country Girl
How Long?:2nd Cycle
Trying?: BD at least every other day.
Cycle: Day 17 - cycles have been about 14 days then 42 days, then 14 then 42... give or take a few days
From: ID
Pregnancy Test:Probably won't until Oct. 1.

Anon_237961
Name: Maritza
How Long?:8 months
Trying?: fertility test and calendar
Cycle: 28 days
From: TX
Pregnancy Test:Not yet (Update9?)

ariaa
Name: Ariaa
How Long?:2 months
Trying?: OPK, fertility calendar
Cycle: Unpredictable, usually 24 days
From: AZ
Pregnancy Test:Next month...(September)

BabyParks
Name: BabyParks
How Long: 14 months
Trying?: Clomid 4 rounds and IUI in July; surgery this month (August)
Cycle: Day 13
From: AL
Pregnancy Test: None.


*~*~*~*~*Continue on to Part Two Below*~*~*~*~*

Hope is a thing with feathers / That perches in the soul, / And sings the tune without words / And never stops at all. - Emily Dickinson
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Byroney_WebMD_Staff responded:
We have so many great ladies, our list is in four parts! This is part two.

Bridget521
Name: Bridget
How Long?: 1.5 months
Trying?: Calendar, ttc 1-3 days prior to ovulation, prayer.
Cycle: 28 regular, (on 5dpo now)
From: TX
Pregnancy Test: (Update?

Cbragg15
Name: Chelsea
How Long?: 2 Months
Trying?:OPK, BBT & ovulation signs.
Cycle: #2
From: KY
Pregnancy Test: (Update?

Chevychick2188
Name: Lauren
How Long?: 2 Mos
Trying?:Relaxing as much as possible. Doing it the old fashioned way for now. Prenatal Vitamins.
Cycle:First. I haven't seen my period yet. Stopped BC May 31st. Last Cycle June 4th. Today is day 46 with no sign of my period
From: MD
Pregnancy Test: (Update?

Cowgirls19
Name: Kristin
How Long?: 3 months
Trying?:Fertility calendar, BDing
Cycle:CD14
From: OK
Pregnancy Test:Not yet...AF due 10/4

Cowgirl6598
Name: Cowgirl
How Long: Just starting 1st cycle (August).
Trying?: BD at least every other day since cycle is still irregular from Depo.
Cycle: CD4
From: ID
Pregnancy Test: Not yet.

Cyberkat99
Name: Kat
How Long?: this cycle
Ttrying:OPK, fertility calender
Cycle:#1
From: AZ
Pregnancy Test: (Update?

DevGurlzSN
Name:Dev
How Long?: 4 years with two ectopics - 1st in 2007 which resulted in left tube removal, 2nd was February.
Trying: Ovulation Calender, and plenty of intercourse.
Cycle: 28 Day
From: MI
Pregnancy Test: I'll test when I have signs/symptoms.... After 4 years, you just learn to wait instead of spending money on endless tests (Update9?)

Dparrow
Name: dparrow
How Long?:18 months
Trying?: Now starting IVF. BCP until stimulation meds start this weekend (27th/28th)
Cycle: CD 5
From: NY
Pregnancy Test: Not yet (Update9?)

Emacra
Name: Erin
How Long?: 5 months not preventing, 4 years, 7 months, 3 weeks, 2 days
Trying: Currently trying temping, OPKs, well timed sex and possibly IUI in September or October
Cycle:Not sure. Had bleeding on 8/14 for 2.5 days. Thought it was my period, but still having lower back pain, cramps, etc. Either on CD 11 or 18-21dpo.
From: WA
Pregnancy Test: Will test if symptoms don't go away in a week or so.

Enamelpearls
Name - Holly
How Long?: March 2010. Miscarried June 2010 & again in Nov 2010.
Trying: OPKs.
Cycle: CD2
From: MO
Pregnancy Test: (Update?

FrenchBulldogMom
Name: Mary
How Long?: 2 1/2 years.
Trying:IUI/Femara caused me to grow another uterine polyp so now we're probably moving on to IVF.
Cycle:Day 7 : soni hystagram scheduled, then maybe surgery #2 to remove the new polyp.
Place:SC
Pregnancy Test: Trying for another cycle in August.


*~*~*~*~*Continue on to Part Three Below*~*~*~*~*
Hope is a thing with feathers / That perches in the soul, / And sings the tune without words / And never stops at all. - Emily Dickinson
 
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Byroney_WebMD_Staff replied to Byroney_WebMD_Staff's response:
We have so many great ladies, our list is in four parts! This is part three.

Hurryupalready
Name: Kristen
How Long?: 5 Years
Trying: 5 years naturally, now using fertility calendar and OPK
Cycle: #3 of seriously TTC
Place: HA
Pregnancy Test: (Update?

Joannatg
Name: Joannatg
How Long?: 2 months
Trying:Fertility calendar
Cycle:Usually 28days, now on 8DPO
Place: NJ
Pregnancy Test: (Update?

JSMG12809
Name: Mrs. Geist
How Long?: 2 months.
Trying:Fertility calendar, intercourse on fertile days
Cycle:2nd
Place: IN
Pregnancy Test: Supposed to start aug 22nd probably will test 8/25 if i don't start by the 24th.

Keri11953
Name: Fagan
How Long?: This month (August).
Trying: OPK, CM and other ovulation signs
Cycle: 11dpo ( 2ww is torture!)
Place: NY
Pregnancy Test:Really faint line on FRER (it is so faint I think my brain tricked me). Going crazy! (Update9?)

Lisax4156
Name: Lisa
How Long?: Just started, so first month
Trying: Temping, OPKs and Calendars. I have very long cycles, so not sure when I ovulate...
Cycle: Currently 2 ww or CD16.
Place: NV
Pregnancy Test: None Yet. (Update9?)

Lkr86
Name: Lauren
How Long?: 6 months
Trying: Fertility calender and ovulation signs and symptoms
Cycle: 43 days since last period
Place: AU
Pregnancy Test: (Update?

Mamav4
Name: Angie
How Long: 2 months (baby #2)
Trying: OPK and temping
Cycle : Day 9
From: OK
Pregnancy test: None (Update9?)

MartinaWilliams
Name: Martina
How Long?: 1 month
Trying: No help just enjoying the process and waiting to see what will happen.
Cycle:I have no clue since im still breastfeeding my daughter.
Place: Montego Bay, Jamaica
Pregnancy Test: Took one of Aug 21 which was neg. Such a disappointment.

Mgeisler
Name: Monica
How Long?: 3 months
Trying: Fertility calender
Cycle:# 3 since D & C
Place: VA
Pregnancy Test: (Update?

MLGammella
Name: Miranda
How Long?: 1 year
Trying?: Ovulation calendar and moving to Clomid soon
Cycle: 32-37 days long, often late
From: OH
Pregnancy Test:BFN 8/26/11

Mreyesp
Name: Niki
How Long?: 9 months
Trying?: Omifin 2nd cycle, HCG 1st cycle of 4 shots.
Cycle: 30 days
From: Guatemala
Pregnancy Test:Results middle October probably

Mrs62610
Name: Mrs62610
How Long?: 5 months
Trying?: Ovulation calendar & OPK. Been on Prometrium for irregular AF.
Cycle: 26 days
From: IL
Pregnancy Test:Will test around Oct 9th if no AF

MsBC0514
Name: MsBC
How Long?: 1st Cycle
Trying: Ovulation calendars
Cycle: D5PO...2WW
Place: NC
Pregnancy Test: October 5th

*~*~*~*~*Continue on to Part Four Below*~*~*~*~*

Hope is a thing with feathers / That perches in the soul, / And sings the tune without words / And never stops at all. - Emily Dickinson
 
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Byroney_WebMD_Staff replied to Byroney_WebMD_Staff's response:
We have so many great ladies, our list is in four parts! This is part four.

Mtnchic09
Name: B
How Long?: 5 months
Trying?: Monitoring Ovulation Days
Cycle: 28 days.
From: VA
Pregnancy Test:2 weeks late with multiple negative test results (8/16).

Nicram8683
Name: Nicole
How Long?: 10 months
Trying: Used Clomid once. Cycle:Day 25. Expect AF 5/23 because we "took a break" from TTC for 2 months to regain our sanity.
Place: CO
Pregnancy Test: On the 2ww (8/31)

Nordygirl33
Name: Nikki
How long?: 1 year
Trying: Starting Clomid
Cycle: 1
Place: NJ
Pregnancy Test: Testing this weekend 9/3

PetalTouch
Name: Petal
How Long?: Miscarried @ 8wks on Dec 2nd, did D&C. Been TTC for 3 months now.
Trying: Ovulation calculator only
Cycle: Trying for 3 cycles now
Place: Dubai
Pregnancy Test: (Update?

Renemom
Name: Mrs. Rene
How Long? 1 month
Trying: Using ovulation calendar, taking prenatal vitamins.
Cycle: 28 days
Place: GA
Pregnancy Test:Not yet (8/15). Waiting for this cycle to make the magic happen!


Shanon1012
Name: Shanon
How Long? 12 months
Trying: OPK, fertility calendar
Cycle: 30 days up until a month ago
Place: FL
Pregnancy Test:None yet (9/13)

Shellyf33
Name: Shelly
How Long: 1.5 years.
Trying: Clomiphene.
Cycle: 1st
Place: WI
Pregnancy Test: (Update?

Stenya
Name: Elaine
How Long: 6 months
Trying: Clomid (I have PCOS).
Cycle: 2WW
Place: Canada
Pregnancy Test: Testing Thursday August 25th.

Teachstyle
Name: Lauren
How Long? 2 months (first DD took 5)
Trying?: Checking ovulation signs, naturally.
Cycle: Got period on the 25th. So, bad news, no BFP. Good news, my cycle is starting to regulate from 37 days to 31. It's a start!
From: PA
Pregnancy Test: (Update?

thomas9911
Name: Danielle
How Long?: 8 months
Trying: BBT Charting
Cycle:24 days/CD 2
Place: IL
Pregnancy Test: AF 9/18/11 next due 10/12/11

ToBeOrNot
Name: Kim
How Long: Actively for 3 months.
Trying: Temping and OPK.
Cycle: Day 23, not ovulating.
Place: SC
Pregnancy Test: (Update?

Wailea2005
Name: Wailea2005
How Long: Since Jan no conception, 3rd month OPKing.
Trying: OPK, CM monitoring.
Cycle: 2DPO, 2WW.
Place: OH
Pregnancy Test: If I don't have AF by August 13/14, I will take a test then!

Graduates, please be sure to join the fun on to our 1st Trimester Community !

Wishing BFPs to everyone,

Byroney
Hope is a thing with feathers / That perches in the soul, / And sings the tune without words / And never stops at all. - Emily Dickinson
 
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MsBC0514 responded:
First name: MsBC
How long you've been TTC: 1st Cycle
What you're trying: Ovulation Calendars
Cycle DPO 2WW
State or Country: North Carolina
Pregnancy Test results: Oct 5th
 
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thomas9911 replied to Byroney_WebMD_Staff's response:
Name:Danielle
How Long?:8 months
Trying?: BBT Charting
Cycle:24 days/CD 2
From:IL
Pregnancy test: none yet.AF 9/18/11 next due 10/12/11
 
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mreyesp responded:
First name Niki
How long you've been TTC 9 months
What you're trying Omifin 2nd cycle, HCG 1st cycle of 4 shots.
Cycle (30 days
State or Country Guatemala
Pregnancy Test results on middle October probably
 
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Cowgirls19 replied to Byroney_WebMD_Staff's response:
UPDATE

Cowgirls19
Name: Kristin
How Long?: This is the 3rd month
Trying?:Fertility calendar, BDing
Cycle:CD14
From: OK
Pregnancy Test:Not yet..AF due 10/4
 
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Byroney_WebMD_Staff replied to MsBC0514's response:
Hello MsBC and welcome!

I hope you get a positive result when you test on October 5th.

Let us know,

Byroney
Hope is a thing with feathers / That perches in the soul, / And sings the tune without words / And never stops at all. - Emily Dickinson
 
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Byroney_WebMD_Staff replied to thomas9911's response:
Howdy Danielle! So glad you've joined us. I've added you to the list.

Hope October is your month,

Byroney
Hope is a thing with feathers / That perches in the soul, / And sings the tune without words / And never stops at all. - Emily Dickinson
 
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Byroney_WebMD_Staff replied to mreyesp's response:
Niki, so glad you've joined us!

I went ahead and added you to this list. I sure hope the shots help you get a positive on your pregnancy test in October.

Byroney
Hope is a thing with feathers / That perches in the soul, / And sings the tune without words / And never stops at all. - Emily Dickinson
 
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Byroney_WebMD_Staff replied to Cowgirls19's response:
Kristin, thanks so much for the update!

Hope you get a BFP instead of a visit from AF.

Cheering you on,

Byroney
Hope is a thing with feathers / That perches in the soul, / And sings the tune without words / And never stops at all. - Emily Dickinson
 
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An_239998 responded:
Name:momma08andhopeful12
How Long? 1 Month
Trying: Sex, Calander(just got IUD removed)
Cycle: 28 days
From:AR
Pregnancy Test:None
 
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Byroney_WebMD_Staff replied to An_239998's response:
Welcome, Momma08!

I've added you to the list, and we'll be updating tomorrow. I hope your TTC journey goes smoothly now that your IUD is out.

Keep us updated,

Byroney
Hope is a thing with feathers / That perches in the soul, / And sings the tune without words / And never stops at all. - Emily Dickinson
 
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Mrs62610 responded:
Name: Mrs62610
How long: 5 months
Trying: Ovulation calendar and opk. Been on Prometrium for irregular AF.
Cycle: approx 26 days
From: Illinois
Pregnancy Test: Will test around Oct 9th if no AF


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