Tag Archives: ovulation

That Amazing Moment When…

So, yesterday we had a VERY VERY dark OPK. I gave Superhero Donor a text and he confirmed that he could do later that night, which is great.  However, the positive OPK at that point was totally sod’s law. Here’s why. … Continue reading

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Updating…

It’s been a busy week or so in Laura and Amy land. I’ve been absent from the blogosphere, although tweeting as uaual @forgotthesperm. Here’s your latest dose of far too much information.  

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Is Spearmint Tea the Answer?

As many of you know, myself and a couple of friends have been carrying out a bit of an experiment with spearmint tea. Apparently, spearmint tea can help lower testosterone when consumed in quantities of as little as two cups … Continue reading

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The Two Week Wait – or is it?

We got the donation last night. Superhero donor as ever was prompt and willing to help at short notice. I always thank my lucky stars that we have such a considerate, flexible donor. My cycles tend to be a little … Continue reading

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Ain’t That Some Surprise…

Last night (cd18) I got a very dark OPK, leaving me wondering if it would go positive this morning. I texted Superhero Donor to make him aware that we might need him today and he said he could (thankfully) donate … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, 2ww, artificial insemination, donor, donor sperm, eggs, fertility, insemination, luteal phase, opk, PCOS, positive, positive test, sperm, Sperm donor, Superhero Donor, two week wait | Tagged , , | 9 Comments

The “If We Catch This Month” Game.

I like to do this every cycle at some point as I think it keeps my positivity up. The first cycle we did this was the cycle we conceived Squishy, so it has sort of stuck. I usually only do … Continue reading

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An Ode to Clearblue

Reporting from cycle day TWENTY FIVE I’m usually the first to poo poo Clearblue Ovulation tests. The majority of the time as far as I am concerned they are overpriced. I still think that, but I bought some to help … Continue reading

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