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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

The fertility struggle, the race to catch ovulation and the greatest husband ever

This is grounding. This is love.

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Posted in Emotions + Coping, Infertility, Relationships + Family

Why does ovulation find the need to play hide and seek with me??

Last week was intense emotionally and that brought on a whole lot of *coughs* moments of an intimate kind. Having looked at my Duo Fertility charts, I could predict that when my cycle was behaving, I’d ovulate around day 12

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Posted in Duo Fertility, Infertility, PCOS

Just one thing after another: men & infertility

This is an incredibly personal post but I have to write about it to free my mind. Plus facing this is all part of the journey and I wouldn’t be keeping true to myself if I didn’t write about it.

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Posted in Emotions + Coping, Sex

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

Playing the fool & telling myself to suck it up #infertility

My temperature went through the roof because of the flu. It was a lovely peak to see on my graph since I don’t usually peak like that post-ovulation. On Wednesday afternoon I sat on my sofa, snuggled under a blanket

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Posted in Duo Fertility, Emotions + Coping, Work Life Balance

Premenstrual Food Cravings Related to Ovulation – For Dummies

Premenstrual Food Cravings Related to Ovulation – For Dummies. I woke up with crazy cravings for pecans. They were so crazy that I sent my beloved out to get me some. Apparently it means my body needs manganese (gotta love

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Posted in Recipes + Nutrition

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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