This is a survey that seems to be very popular on the IF blogs, so why not…
A. Age when you started TTC: 32
B. Baby Dancing or Sex: Err, sex
C. Children wanted: 2-3
D. Dogs/Cats/Fill in Children: Two cats, Guinness and Bella. One adorable daughter, Kate
E. Essential Oils/Vitamins/Snake Oils: Levoxyl for Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. Vitamins: prenatal, folic acid, calcium, low-dose aspirin, and currently taking Heparin for the FET
F. Fertility Meds I’ve taken: Estradiol, Gonal F, Estrofem, Crinone, Progynova, Luveris, Gestone, Duphaston, Follistim Cetrotide, Lupron/ Diphereline, Novaril, Buserelin, Orgalutran/ Ganirelix, Estrace, Pregnyl
G. Gain: Oh yes. Fertility meds add weight.
H. HSG (Hystosalpingogram): Yep. I had it done in Belarus. Wowza, was that an experience.
I. Infertile Pet Peeves: the dumb things people say
J. Job title: SAHM!!
K. Kid’s names you’re afraid will be taken by the time you can use them: I’m not sharing. Though I will say that we like classic, traditional names
L. Length of time TTC: 4 ½ years
M. Miscarriages: 1. Early triplet miscarriage with IVF #1
N. Number of times you’ve switched OB/GYNS, REs, FSs: I’ve seen 4 OBs, 4 REs and 4 MFM/ Perinatologists (I’ve been pleased with all of them, and only switched due to moving)
O. Ovarian quality: Poor. Dominished Ovarian Reserve
P. POAS or wait for AF: POAS
Q. Quote from an obnoxious fertile: Oh where to start. I have an entire post about this.
S. Sperm: Great! This is not one of our issues.
T. Time you tried naturally: Approximately 14 months from TTC to IVF#1, though I did consult with an RE approximately 6 months after we started TTC.
U. Uterus quality: Great
V. Vagina: Err, yes, I have one
W. What baby stuff do you already have?: Everything since we have Lady Kate
X. X-tra X-tra Hear all about it! How many people know the ins and outs of our crazy TTC journey? I’m fairly open with friends and family, though only if they ask, or read the blog
Y. Yearly Exam (do you still go in even though someone sees your lady parts most months?): Yes.
Z. Zits: Only when I’m on fertility meds