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The Day 33 Curse

I started spotting on Friday and I knew it was game over. I just waited for the blood to arrive. I wrote “I’m at 16DPO with a temp dropping ever so slowly. After 16 decent temperatures, most women would test

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Posted in Aunt Flow, PCOS

Finding strength, being at peace and knowing that I’ll be ok

There’s something quite calming about watching snow drift down from the sky. It’s soft and purifies everything it falls on. The land becomes a blank canvas. I’m thankful for the snowy weekend and having the opportunity to stay snuggled up

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Posted in Aunt Flow, Emotions + Coping, Infertility

Game over for this month.

I admit I got a little excited this month. Ovulation came later than expected, we by some miracle maximised the window and I couldn’t help but think that maybe just maybe everything happens for a reason and that something positive

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Posted in Aunt Flow, Duo Fertility, Emotions + Coping, GH4L + Homeopathy

Duo Fertility – the ‘peace of mind’ report (cycle report)

Despite my annoying varying cycles and low body temperature, it seems that my body is functioning albeit at a low level. This information comes from my Duo Fertility report which experts write. They compare your cycle and patterns to other

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Posted in Aunt Flow, Duo Fertility

Freaked out. Mid cycle bleeding?

Warning this is a TMI post. Went to the loo because I felt a bit wet down there – found blood. I haven’t been having sex this month (my body didn’t feel ready). It’s ovulation time and I’m freaked out

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Posted in Aunt Flow

The infertile, the baby christening and aunt flow

Hot water bottle – a girl’s bestfriend Managed to get some errands done this morning but I’ve now crawled back into bed with a hot bottle. The cramps have kicked in but I don’t want to complain. Cramps make me

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Posted in Aunt Flow

Thumping til hope is gone.

It’s funny how it comes around. When hope appears in your heart, the cramps come thumping against your door as I reminder that it’s here. That it’s waiting.

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Posted in Aunt Flow, Creative Outlet

Acupuncture Week 13: Trying to get through this TWW

Originally posted on F!@$ You Infertility!:
Nothing that special to report this week, honestly. I had normal acupuncture. PinLady didn’t have much interesting to say about whether I could have conceived this cycle. I was kind of pissed, actually. Not…

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Posted in Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine, Aunt Flow, Emotions + Coping

Oh, what a power is motherhood, possessing
A potent spell. All women alike
Fight fiercely for a child.

~ Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis, c. 405 B.C.

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