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    The sun appeared this morning and it brought renewed hope with it. It’s very much welcome after two weeks of rain. My period is delayed, I have cramps and all the signs of PMT. I think it’s from

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Posted in Emotions + Coping, Infertility, Work Life Balance

One of those cycles – y’know the type you just want to be over already

Well, last week was pants. I don’t have a more eloquent word to describe it. This is one of those cycles where I’m like ‘FFS! You aren’t playing nicely so end already.’ I was ill with cystitis again. My worst

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Posted in Emotions + Coping, Infertility, PCOS

Google search: “metformin move up ovulation date?”

I noticed that someone searched this so I’m going to answer from my experience. It cut my cycle short – from 28 days to 24 days. Ovulation occurred earlier – say day 11 or so.

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Posted in Dr Trips + Medical, 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

Originally posted on WakoWa Salon: Everyday Wellness:
Warning: Do not use this point on pregnant women. Name: Three Yin Intersection (Spleen 6) This point, on the inside lower leg, has one of those helpfully descriptive and practical names, because it is…

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Posted in Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine, PCOS

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

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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