Thursday, January 29, 2009

YOWZA YOWZA YOWZA

So, I just found out that my first consultation with the fertility specialist is gonna be $300. Yowza! It's well worth it though, and I checked out my insurance plan and it says for infertility they pay 50% of co-pays for office visits, up to the co-pay maximum. I'm wondering what that maximum is. Mike's gonna call them today and figure it out.

Random fact: the day I have my appointment, is the same day my puppy Harley gets neutered. Poor Harley. He's losing what I'm trying to gain........ Well not testicles, but the ability to reproduce lol. I feel so bad for my little boy =(

Monday, January 26, 2009

Darn blonde and polish girl!!!

I just remembered I totally forgot to temp today!! Grrr just irritated with myself!

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Lazy Sunday

Not much to update on. Just cuddled up on the couch with my furbaby Harley. Still waiting, to get in to see the specialist. I've had a lot of cramping lately, which is strange for me, because I'm normally not a cramper. But every test I take is negative! Either kind too, all the OPK's-Negative, all the HPT's-Negative, which hopefully doesn't mean I'm gonna have another 6 month long cycle. If it is I think I surrender now!

A

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Infertility-Shminfetility

I had my appointment with my doctor today. He was very nice and helpful. We talked for a long time and I told him all about my problems. He said everything that's been happening with my cycle is not normal and we need to get it checked out, so he referred me to a fertility specialist, because basically with no periods there's no way of even getting pregnant. I checked on my insurance and certain fertility benefits/treatments are included in our insurance. Yay! So I just have to wait for my insurance to approve the referral and send it to the specialist, which the lady at the fertility center said it would take about a week to two weeks to get back to her. So she scheduled me an appointment for Feb 5th to see the specialist. Hopefully the approval gets back to her before then, but if not she said that's okay we'd just push my appointment back a little bit. I'm so excited I got referred especially after only trying for 7 months, but like my doctor said, my problems just aren't normal. Even though I wish my body would be normal, be able to just TTC like everyone else and hopefully not be labeled as "infertile", I am happy and thankful today because this is a big step in the right direction on our TTC journey. The Lord is Good.

A

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Nothing important.

Not really much to update on. I have my 1st Dr's appointment tomorrow, so I'm kinda excited about that. I've been soooo crampy the past 3 or 4 days now, yet I haven't had a positive OPK yet this cycle. (at least on the days I tested I didn't) I feel like AF is going to come, but I don't know if that's possible if I haven't ovulated yet. I am sooo confused by my body at this point, so I feel like it's a really good thing that I'm going to see my doctor tomorrow. I hope he booked out like 3 hours for me cuz I have tons of questions for him lol.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Monday, January 19, 2009

1st Appt.

I have my first Dr's appointment on thursday to try and start figuring out what the heck's going on with my body. I'm excited, I feel like I'm finally doing something productive.

Doctor Doctor, Give me the News...

So I called my OBGYN's office to make an appointment today. I haven't been there since before I got married (about 8 months ago) for my yearly, and now since I have Mike's insurance which is an HMO vs my individual PPO that I had before we got married, I for some stupid reason can't make an appointment directly with my OBGYN! I have to go to my primary care physician, and have to be referred to the same OBGYN I've always gone to. This is seriousley the dumbest thing I've ever heard of. The lady that I talked to told me I might even have to be diagnosed by my primary with having infertility issues first before I can go see my obgyn. Don't you think my ob whom I've gone to for the past like 14 years would know a little bit more about that than my primary?? I'm so confused, and just mad at this stupid new insurance. Thanks for letting me vent it out. Photobucket

Late night rambling

I've been reading more about temping, and I'm gonna start tomorrow.

I think I'm gonna call my doctor tomorrow...or tues if they aren't open tomorrow for MLK day...and try to make an appointment, because one period in 6 months, just doesn't sound normal to me. I want to just get checked out, like I feel like something isn't right and I just want to make sure, so I put my mind at ease. I know that PCOS runs in my family and I think it would be a good idea to get checked for that. I just feel like it's taking so long. I know some people have tried waaaay longer than we have, like my parents...it took them 8 years to get pregnant with me!!! That is a long time. I think like 5 different doctors told them they would NEVER have children, yet they had 3. Even if something is wrong, I know there is still hope. There's still a light at the end of that tunnel......sure the tunnel may be a billion miles long, and that light hardly there... ...but it's there...... ...that I'm sure of.

A

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Update on the OPK's

Soooooo I just learned how OPK's really work...and I may not have actually O'd Photobucket

I may have and when I tested it could have been right after that, since they have gradually gotten a little lighter...but who knows. I think I will start temping, but do understand that 100% either. I know how to do it, just don't really understand what you look for in the temps?

Just typing it out

No real news yet...still in my 2ww, or at least what I think is my 2ww?? The 13th & 14th I think I got 2 positive OPK's...they were very faint, but I know I saw them and Mike said he could see them too, so I don't think it was me just being crazy. So if I really did ovulate, then I would be about 5 DPO?? I think?? It's still confusing to me how to work out the days and all. I'm still learning. It's soooo hard waiting to see what happens. I want to test, but it's so pointless at this point if I'm only 5dpo! Photobucket

Even if AF comes, I still will be somewhat excited since it means I actually had a somewhat normal cycle. (Bring on the witch Photobucket I'll take her on!) Keep me in your prayers, and send some baby dust my way! I'll post more later!

A

Friday, January 16, 2009

That Darn 2 Week Wait

I haaaaaaate the 2ww!!! It's soooo frustrating, just waiting it out!! I'll be testing on Feb 2nd, and I'm just really anxious. I want a BFP!!!! I really am gona try and wait all the way till the 2nd to test....I say that now, but knowing me...next week... well we all know how that goes! Peace, love & Baby Dust!

A

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

TTC #1

Long story short, my husband and I got married May 24th 2008. We both really wanted to start a family soon, so a month after we got married we decided to start trying to conceive (TTC) our first child.
When I was younger I always had very irregular periods so I was put on BC to try to regulate it. When I came off BC a month after we were married, my periods stopped. My doctor wanted me to wait about 6 months to see what would happen and just basically let it get out of my system. Well almost 6 months to the day, my periods FINALLY started back up again which was at the beginning of this month. I feel like we can really start trying now because before there was like basically no chance whatsoever.
I wanted to start this blog just to record our TTC journey. A place to keep all of my rants and raves. And hopefully someday soon, to share the news of a new baby, and the journey we took getting there.

A