Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Home > Art & Crafts > Photography > Day 5 of Project Pee-a-thon

Day 5 of Project Pee-a-thon

cd2 / 6dpo / 91811

cd22 / 7dpo / 91911

Day 5 Rundown

Cycle Day: 22

Days Past Ovulation: 7

HPT Result: BFN

Symptoms: Some pinching/cramping throughout the day, tender breasts, small bouts of nausea (similar to the Clomid cycle)

Emotions: Anxious about the next few days

Other: As more and more rainbow and pot-of-gold baby announcements come, I wonder if I got left behind again. If the pregnancy train passed by my stop for another season. I’m trying to not focus on it so much, but with each wave of pregnancies, it feels like my chances are smaller. This my faulty logic: Each couple has a 26% chance max of conceiving (that is with perfect timing and no fertility issues). That means that for every woman that gets pregnant, three don’t, which means I could be one of those three. and there have been 9 announcements in my online circles just in the past month, which leaves 27 who did not conceive. (9/27 = my wedding anniversary, which is also when AF is due according to Fertility Friend).

TTC is hard.

If you don’t know what this is all about, please check out this post: On Your Mark. Get Set. Pee.

A little info about this cycle: This month marks 3 years since we decided (that word makes me laugh sometimes) to have children. It is 6 months since losing Gaelen, 20 months since losing Rainbow, and 30 months since losing Calvin.

This month’s “protocol”: I am temp’ing and charting at Fertility Friend. I took Letrozole (generic Femara) from cycle days 2-6. I used the Clear Blue Easy Fertility Monitor. I am receiving acupuncture once a week and have been seeing my chiropractor (where I also receive N.E.T. get an awesome 10-minute chair massage from an extern) every two weeks.

To see my results from previous days, please see:

Please feel free to save and use the TTC badge, especially if you know the difficulties in TTC. You can copy it to your computer or grab the following code to add it to your sidebar or maybe in blog posts about TTC: <img src="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6200/6154917726_9e9f56a6fe_o.jpg" width="200" height="204" alt="TTC is hard." />

Crystal is a mother-wife-writer whose explorations include parenting, grief, food, and semi-crunchy living. She is currently an MFA in writing student, a content editor for Still Standing Magazine, and the technical editor for Switchback.

"Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen." (Ephesians 4:29)

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: