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Old Dec 29th, 2017, 09:03 AM   1
Trying to conceive (TTC)
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Discouraged-need to rant! TTC over a year...

Hey all, I joined this forum when I first started trying...last October. I was so hopeful and so sure that I'd be pregnant by the summertime....but here I am after 14 months of trying and still nothing! So many of my friends are pregnant or recently had a baby and every time I hear about a new friend with that good news I should be happy for them but instead it just pains me. All I want is to be a Mom. I work at a Preschool and devote my life to making children happy. I feel like I am not asking for why wont it happen?
I have seen a Reproductive Endocrinologist and the only minor issue I have is mild hypothyroidism. When I saw her she upped my dose and now my levels are fine. Everything else is fine...all the bloodwork and the trans-vaginal ultrasound showed nothing of concern. I use OPKS on and off and feel that I now know when I ovulate at this point but lately my cycles have been shorter...maybe stress?

Sorry I just wanted to rant and was hoping to find some other women in the same boat since, like I said, most of my friends already when through this and can't relate.

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Old Dec 29th, 2017, 10:13 AM   2
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i am so sorry for how you are feeling. I have been in your position and felt like that too. Took me 19 months for my first bfp (unfortunately ended in a miscarriage. Finally got my DS after a second miscarriage and another 18 months ttc!) I just want to give you hope that one day you will get your little one and they will be worth all of the pain you currently feel! Good luck and i hope you get a sticky bfp soon!

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Old Jan 2nd, 2018, 17:44 PM   3
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Have you had any symptoms of pcos or endometriosis? All of my bloodwork, levels, and male factor tests were great. I was diagnosed with endometriosis after a laparoscopy and I never really noticed the symptoms because I was just so used to them.

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Old Jan 6th, 2018, 08:53 AM   4
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Sorry you're going through this. You say you've seen the specialist, has your other half been tested too? If all is normal hopefully will happen in time. Maybe a short break to relax and take your mind of it will help? X

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