My husband and I have been trying for three years, but more actively with doctors since January 2011. Had a HSG done in April and have been working with Clomid and Follicle Studies since. 50mg was not working, started on 100 and that is working!
Took Clomid 100 mg this month CD 3-7 with follicle study on day 3 and 9. My endometrium lining was at 7mm, which is great. I have two follicle on the left and one on the right that are above 10 mm, which is great! We are doing the BD every other day. Today is day 30! Have a 34-37 day cycle.
I continue to think about the pros and cons of family and friends knowing exactly whats going on with me. They have to wonder why I am isolating, taking time off from work, declining wine, crying, skipping baby showers and weddings. I feel like I am living this lie, and I don't know how to share it with anyone. I count on my husband to lean on, and visa versa. I just feel like I want to scream out to the world what is going on in my body, but i'm just too scared to tell anyone. What if.....(insert every bad scenario)...While people are blogging about there families, I read them in tears. Thank you for listening to me, and allowing me to break some silence.
I just went in for my follow up follicle study and my endometrium lining is at 7mm, which is great. I have two follicle on the left and one on the right that are above 10 mm, which is great! We are doing the BD every other day. Its finally great that something is good news! 100 mg of Clomid is working great for me. I did notice on CD 12, my right ovary hurt terribly for about 5-6 hours, it was hard to move. It did go away. I have been using OPK as well, but have not had a smiley face. Other interesting piece of info, doctor told me that the less mg of Clomid the more intense it works...i.e. 50 mg of Clomid is actually more that 100 mg of Clomid.View Thread
Just started 100 mg day 3-7, with my next follicle study on day 9! Not looking forward to the side effects. Got myself a Mcdonalds salad and a movie and hibernating till work on Monday! Feeling really optimistic about this round!View Thread
Ohh honey, I hear you, I hear you, I hear you. I just finished round one, and I thought, boy I can't do that again, so bless your soul. I hope this is sucessfull for you. Wishing you and the hubby all the best.View Thread
Don't you get sick of wondering if the cramps you are having are from PMS, pregnancy or clomid side effects. My breasts are tender, I am tired, I am nauseous, blah blah blah.
I get so exhausted from trying to identify all of these super confusing and intertwined symptoms. Its all so exhausting that sometimes I don't even know what is going on in my body or how to describe it.
Does anyone have a tool or a basic understanding of how to tease the symptoms out into categories?