I found love late in life, the good strong lasting kind of love I mean. Which meant my dream of having a family was on hold until my 30's. Now married and 40, after 3+years of trying, I am a mom to a beautiful baby girl.
October, 2000 - H. and I went on our first date.
March 2001 - We moved in together
May 2005 - H. proposed to me in Central Park after dinner at Tavern on the Green.
October, 2006 - We were married in Holguin, Cuba surrounded by close family and friends.
December 2006 - We started TTC.
February 2008 - Cycle went all wonky - got referral to Fertility Clinic
April 2008 - Results from FC appt. - Me: FSH- 12 (sigh, many tears) H. - Stellar Sperm
August 2008 - First (and only to date) IUI with inj (100iu Puregon) - BFN
October 2008 - 1st Chemical Pregnancy
December 2008 - 2nd Chemical Pregnancy
January 2009 - Cancelled IUI#2 - FSH 19.9 (Many, many tears, fear of gawd put in me)
March 2009 - Trying IVF, .05 Suprefact, 150 iu Puregon twice a day - BFN
May 2009 - Changed clinics. Working with Dr. H 2.0 now. Starting EPP cycle monitoring + double IUI
June 2009 - EPP cycle monitoring. Finished patches, onto 300iu Puregon per day. Had an SHG, left tube blocked. IUI = BFN
July 2009 - Met with Dr. H. He'll work with us for four good (low-ish FSH) cycles (no stims, estrogen patch, monitoring, timed intercourse/iui) then we'll see where we go from there.
August 2009 - Haven't been to the clinic yet, was away and couldn't get to the clinic. Loving the break! Haven't been this relaxed in a year.
September 2009 - Returned to the clinic for a monitored cycle. FSH was 8.9. Ovulated early, cycle was a bust.
October 2009 - Returned to the clinic for a monitored cycle. FSH was 8.1. Ovulated early, and got AF on CD21, cycle was a bust.
November 2009 - Investigating donor eggs.
December 2009 - Long natural cycle - 32ish days BFN, have a date for donor eggs.
January 2010 - Booked our trip to Brno, we leave April 13th.
April 2010 - Went to Brno for DEIVF, transferred two hatching blastocysts.
May 2010 - BFP!!! Beta #1 = 430 on 11DP5DT, Beta #2 = 1206 on 13DP5DT.