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HyCoSy, husband & gratitude

What was it like when you started your infertility medical investigations and journey? I feel like I’ve just graduated to the big girls club and that this shit just got real (as if it wasn’t real enough before). The HyCoSy 

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Posted in Dr Trips + Medical, Infertility, PCOS

Back to class: Aviva Method

Infertility + Exercise + PCOS + Prolactin = ARGH I’ve never been a sporty kind of girl. Well apart from my love for hockey at school because I had a stick and I thought I looked badass. That’s why over

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Posted in Fertility + Exercise, 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

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

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

Aviva Method: One .. two.. three.. strike.

Clenching. Bending. Stretching. Grooving to the odd Aviva playlist lightens my mood. I still have 10 exercises to learn and I think I may need to Skype Sofia from Aviva London soon to ask her to remind me of a

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Posted in Fertility + Exercise, PCOS

The Aviva Method – battling PCOS & infertility with exercise

Last Sunday, I took a trip across London to attend an Aviva Method Workshop in High Street Kensington. It took everything in me to make the journey but it was well worth it. The Aviva Method consists of 18 natural

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Posted in Duo Fertility, Fertility + Exercise

Human me.

I haven’t been blogging because it’s that time of the month and I’ve been so focused on just getting through the week. I needed quiet time and space to just inhale and exhale. I’ve been silently reading and absorbing. I’m

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Posted in Creative Outlet, Emotions + Coping, PCOS

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

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

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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