Waiting for the Big “O”

January 14, 2008 at 6:23 pm 1 comment

No, not that one. Get your mind out of the gutter.

We’ve been doing the CD-14-is-coming dance all weekend. You know the one. It goes like this:

  • Wake up
  • take bbt
  • spit on slide and analyze resulting dried spittle under magnification
  • drink chinese herbs
  • Get busy
  • drink chinese herbs
  • take ovultion test, analyze second line
  • Get busy
  • drink chinese herbs

Something seens slightly amiss this month. My ovulation tests are not giving me a second line. At all. Not even a faint one. Being that today is CD 14, I am starting to get the feeling that all of our weekend activities were for naught.

After 18 months of charting I now have substantial data that indicates that the average day that I ovulate is day 14. Excellent! Of course I have never actually ovulated on day 14. I will O on day 11, day 19, day 17, day 9, day 21, and day 12. This averages out to CD 14.  So convienent.

The dance will continue.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. Kate  |  January 16, 2008 at 4:23 pm

    Ah, I know what you mean! It can be such a bitch to try to track ovulation with OPKs when you don’t get clear results. And then, yeah, you start to feel like maybe you did all this stuff, thinking that you were likely Oing, and then, perhaps, you didn’t. It’s an imperfect science at best…

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After 5 IUIs, 2 IVFs, and the diagnosis of diminished ovarian reserve at the ripe old age of 29, I am now looking for information on embryo donation and adoption. I'm taking a break from blogging but will return when our path out of the world of IF becomes more clear.

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