A few weeks ago I made a post about how frustrating tools for TTC can be. The tests can be flawed, thermometers die, and charting is another beast. While there are so many medical advances, it seems that the TTC community has been largely ignored. I lost it when two boxes of my Clearblue Digital OPK tests were consistently smeared. Each box costs around $35.
Every month there are two weeks of hope followed by a few days of devastation. Only to be followed by another few weeks of hope. How many times can I keep going through this cycle? When everything seems to be perfect, only to be disappointed. I’ve gone from feeling every symptom (and recording it) to convincing myself that I’m not feeling any symptoms at all.
This cycle dh and I pretty much gave it all that we have. Every effort made, and continuing to follow all the “guidelines” to see if we can make a bfp happen. So far no outside influence, cold or being too tired, has gotten in the way. While I am confident and happy that we gave it all we got, I still have no idea
Everyone wishes that their pre-ovulation days were like the couple in the picture. The guy seems totally interested in the result of the opk and ready to react. Although at another glance it doesn’t look sexy. He looks scared to death. Maybe that’s how guys really are. Catching that egg is all about timing of the baby dance. Every cycle you look at how you
I debated on if I would have the strength to write this post. I haven’t made my trying to conceive journey public and I wondered what attention it may garner. Would my readers be completely uninterested? Would they understand charting and how for two weeks a month you feel every symptom known to mankind? Up until now, much of my life has been focused on
I’m a control freak. I’m not super organized, but I know what I have to get done in each of the spheres of my world (work, married life, and GA). Lately almost all my worlds have been completely frustrating. Personally frustrating. I want more. I want more out of myself in all those areas and I’m not sure how to deal with feeling frustrated that