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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

Accepting infertility or ignoring it? It’s a fine line.

I went to see the Dr to say ‘Hey I finished the Metformin!’ and she sent me to have a blood test to make sure I’m not carrying HIV, Rubella or Hepatitis. The funny thing is that usually I’d run

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Posted in Dr Trips + Medical, Emotions + Coping

Anovulutory cycle with metformin

It’s screwed up my cycle. I am not a happy bunny. I don’t want to be on this stuff. I want to kick my GP. Arrrrrgggghhhhhhhh!!! That’s me screaming from frustration into cyberspace.

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Metformin ninjas in my tummy

There are ninjas in my tummy and they are karate chopping against the wall. Metformin has been kicking my ass the last two days.  After taking four months out to concentrate on my health, I’m feeling heaps stronger and now

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Posted in Dr Trips + Medical, Duo Fertility

PCOS: Metformin vs Traditional Chinese Medicine

I could do with the advice of anyone who has combined western medicine with traditional chinese medicine. It’s 10:53pm. I’d rather be sleeping than blogging but I am so confused right now. I’m ovulating, Vitamin D levels are normal and

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Posted in Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine, Dr Trips + Medical

“Have you looked into IV…

“Have you looked into IVF?”

‘Helpful’ question of the month.. I don’t get asked if I’ve tried Metformin or Clomid.. they jump straight into IVF and adoption. Gah.

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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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