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HopingForaBlessing

Why.... Was able to see the heartbeats of both of my babies only to lose them a 1 week later. My heart is shattered.
Yesterday, 10:10 PM
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    ollie2013
    i am so sorry for your loss. there really are no words here
    Yesterday, 11:41 PM
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    Laura1976
    So sorry for your terrible loss.(((HUGS)))
    Yesterday, 11:41 PM
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sandranlg

I am so depress!
Yesterday, 12:49 PM
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    ladylazarus
    My heart goes out to you. I know this is intensely painful and I remember that empty feeling, that having the rug-ripped-out-from under-me feeling. You might go back & forth between grief and thinking about the next steps. Hoping the worst of the sadness passes very soon.
    Yesterday, 02:05 PM
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    sandranlg
    Ollie2013- I just feel empty inside. I try to get over my loss but it's too hard.

    Ladylazarus- I know that feeling exactly. I don't think I will ever get over this loss it was my 3rd cycle and something that I was so looking forward for. And it's just taken away from me like that.
    Yesterday, 03:06 PM
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    ollie2013
    oh sandra, what you are going through is heartbreaking.... the worse of the sadness will pass soon enough. We are all strong women on this site and you are too- you just need a little time to pick yourself up and dust yourself off. We are all here for you..I know it is hard to distract yourself right now but you need to give your head and heart a little rest, do you like tv or to read.. i always found that it helped me give my mind a break
    Yesterday, 03:33 PM
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Chicklet23389

If is wasn't for IVF, I would not have my daughter. I cannot believe I have a one year old!!
Yesterday, 12:41 PM
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    kiwi888
    Congrats! Same here… just celebrated my DS' 2nd bday yesterday.
    Yesterday, 03:38 PM
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LastTry

Second milestone - the ultrasound showed 1 little bean, measuring 3 days ahead!!! Such a relief!
Yesterday, 10:10 AM
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    lumnay
    Congratulations! Have a happy and healthy 9 months!
    Yesterday, 12:11 PM
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    ociwoman
    Beatiful news. Congratulations!
    Yesterday, 12:23 PM
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    ollie2013
    Congats! Wishing you all the very best
    Yesterday, 01:43 PM
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kookacola

My dd and the dayhome kiddos made a Holloween craft tonight :) It was a lot of fun:)
Oct 30 2014 11:50 PM
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lumnay

What do you do when you feel like things are not moving forward in your TTC journey? Lately I've been coming here and reading as many posts as I can.
Oct 30 2014 02:52 PM
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    ollie2013
    I love this place too...
    Oct 30 2014 07:13 PM
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    Anas
    I have been here since 2011 or earlier. I am currently expecting #2. Even if I am done after this, I don't want to leave here. It will be very hard like a real breakup.
    Oct 30 2014 07:36 PM
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    s00n
    I come here too, when I'm thinking about it and there's nothing I can do. It's great to go through this with other people.
    Yesterday, 10:19 AM
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kookacola

What a chilly day here today. Doesn't feel like Fall but Winter.
Oct 30 2014 02:28 PM
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    allcriedout
    Sadly, it is almost upon us, just around the corner in/as a matter of fact.
    Oct 30 2014 06:19 PM
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    mrsfinxy
    I am not ready for winter. It has been such a lovely long autumn. I wish it would carry on for another month or two.
    Oct 30 2014 10:54 PM
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    kookacola
    I don't like winter at all. which is odd because I like it when it snows, the soft fluffy stuff. Just not the cold and sub zero temps.
    Oct 30 2014 11:50 PM
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rmd

Has anyone ever done an online fundraiser to help with IVF costs? I'm looking for suggestions, tips and tricks...thanks!
Oct 30 2014 11:15 AM
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    Nurse08
    We have done recycling drives (depending where you live) also online auctions.

    Oct 30 2014 03:23 PM
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    colorfulpoet
    Look into http://www.youcaring.com/ I saw a few people who seeked out support for IVF.
    Yesterday, 02:55 AM
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s00n

Waiting to sign consent, we have decided to do 1 round of IVF. (And potentially FETs.) Feeling out of control of the body again stinks.
Oct 30 2014 09:40 AM
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sandranlg

Trying to move on from my loss. Now after 3 failed IVF cycle with my own eggs; I think it's time for plan B or C. I want my husband to experience having a child that is biologically his. He doesn't matter one way or the other but I will not deprived him of that. Anyway that have used a donor please message me the process and how did you feel ed using donor eggs. Gosh this is going to cost me us a lot of money.
Oct 29 2014 10:01 PM
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    ollie2013
    when are you looking to start
    Oct 30 2014 12:46 AM
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    AllySkyy
    my prayers are with you. Big Hugs
    Oct 30 2014 01:44 PM
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    ociwoman
    Read the donor egg threads here on the site. All the information you need is on there. Good luck.
    Oct 30 2014 03:34 PM
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ollie2013

I hope all the ladies on here are doing well....i havent been active on here for a while, ive been very down but i hope that better days are ahead
Oct 29 2014 04:38 PM
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    ollie2013
    Hi Rhodi, nothing is wrong with me from a thyroid or hormone point of view... had multiple hormone tests done... i dont know if early menopause is kicking in but feel like i am having hot flashes already :-(
    Oct 29 2014 10:43 PM
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    Rhodi
    Oh no ((Ollie)).
    Oct 30 2014 08:12 AM
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    FourEyes
    Hugs Ollie.
    Oct 30 2014 05:23 PM
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sandranlg

Feeling so freaking empty! I keep crying. I need my baby back. My daughter even started crying too and hugging me telling me she loves me and happy I had her. My heart melted.
Oct 28 2014 10:25 PM
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    orchid
    So sorry to know that you are going through this ... your daughter is very sweet, lucky you have her!
    Oct 29 2014 10:35 AM
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    lumnay
    (((Hugs))) Reading this made me cry.
    Oct 29 2014 04:17 PM
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    gibasgirl
    Bittersweet.

    (((HUG)))
    Oct 29 2014 09:28 PM
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K.N.

AMH was 25 in 2012, now 20.8..what does it mean? big drop or looks normal? (wont be seeing RE for awhile)
Oct 28 2014 06:49 PM
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    quandry
    They say that the number of mature eggs likley to be retrieved is about half your AMH number... Mine was 3.4 and I got two embryos to transfer... 20.8 is still really good!
    Oct 29 2014 10:23 PM
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    ollie2013
    if that is the case, i would make a little more than half an egg...
    amh definitely drops with time.. you still have a really good number!
    Oct 29 2014 11:41 PM
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    K.N.
    Thanks everyone!
    Oct 30 2014 12:36 PM
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AndreaAlwaysHaveHope

Dr. App today , IVF #2 Starts ..... Tomorrow =D So Happy Keep Me In Your Prayers =)
Oct 28 2014 05:47 PM
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    AndreaAlwaysHaveHope
    Thanks ladies =)
    Oct 29 2014 11:42 AM
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    Praying4baby3
    Fingers crossed!!! Sending lots of prayers and baby vibes your way :)
    Oct 29 2014 06:16 PM
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    AndreaAlwaysHaveHope
    Thank you =)
    Oct 29 2014 06:30 PM
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sandranlg

Had my D&C this morning and now I am home resting up. Not in a lot of pain but my heart grieves badly. I should have the results back in a couple of weeks to let me know why my baby died. I am very sad but trying to stay faithful.
Oct 28 2014 02:03 PM
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    allcriedout
    (((HUGS))) I am sorry for your loss.
    Oct 28 2014 02:34 PM
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    ladylazarus
    Thanks for the update; so sorry for your broken heart.
    Oct 28 2014 05:03 PM
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    smurfette_wong
    I'm so sorry for your loss.
    Oct 28 2014 05:15 PM