Well, I hate to leave you all hanging (I'm a sucker for context) so I thought I'd provide a quick but more detailed update. Despite still no positive OPKs, we did our first insemination last night. BFF's car broke down and he asked La to pick him up from his teaching gig, and suggested we... Continue Reading →
Yep, those are my feet in the air. Which means . . . Yep. We did it. More of a trial run, really. Details tomorrow.
Day 12. Negative OPKs (all three of 'em! I'm working on that major in peestickology!) but growing gradually darker. Got a blob of eggwhite fluid on Sunday night and again yesterday, although its otherwise been the less exciting 'creamy' type. Things are a'brewin' but I'm not sure when the storm will be here. Yes, I... Continue Reading →
I have been meaning to write this entry for a few days but have been too busy to find a few minutes for my thoughts. Given my last entry, I'm sure you can appreciate that the busyness is, for all other purposes, an excellent thing. And hey! Thanks! to everyone for your understanding about the... Continue Reading →
And I am going out of my mind. I can only imagine what a piece of work I'll be on the other half of this wait. Whoa.Just needed someone to know.
I started drip-drop-spotting last night and woke up to full on gush this morning which means . . .we are officially in TTC Cycle #1! As, perhaps, a very special gift from my uterus to me to kick this whole process off, I have the worst cramps I've had in YEARS. I used to have... Continue Reading →
I'm on CD30, no bleeding yet. Hoping I hold out until Thursday which would mean a nice, long, cozy luteal phase and make this cycle the best (tracked) one yet. In any case, we should be inseminating in two weeks - whether we are at the start or the end is the only difference. La... Continue Reading →
It's a good week here at the Gayby Project. On Wednesday, La and I went to our first couples counseling appointment in preparation for making, birthing and raising a child together. The counselor is fabulous - just enough woo woo but not over the top - and it affirmed for me that La and I... Continue Reading →
At 12:19pm, mountain time, one of my colleagues delivered her 6lb9oz baby girl, who is nicknamed Lou (which I tell you because I LOVE it) Lou is the first of what will end up being a virtual landslide of babies to come in the next few months. After Lou, there is the baby that is... Continue Reading →