Our Journey towards Parenthood.

This is our ttc timeline.

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
Jeremiah 29:11 NIV

July 30, 2011 - Beau and I  got married! 

August 2014 - Got off of BC (had IUD Paraguard)

January 2015 - Stopped preventing and started TTC

May 13, 2015 - Diagnosed with PCOS (irregular periods & cysts on ovaries found during U/A)

Aug 17, 2015 - Beau SA came back abnormal

Sept 8, 2015 - Initial Consult with RE

Sept 11, 2015 - 2 hr Glucose Tolerance Test

Sept 28, 2015 - Results from GTT came back Mild Insulin Resistance, Start 500mg Metformin (work up to 1500mg)

Oct 5, 2015 - Day 2/3 Bloodwork & U/S

Oct 8, 2015 - HSG (everything looked great) & started 50mg clomid 

Oct 17, 2015 - U/S: 3 good follicles & trigger shot

Oct 19, 2015 - IUI #1

Oct 26, 2015 - Progesterone levels showed ovulation

Nov 2, 2015 - Found out IUI #1 was unsuccessful :(

Nov 4, 2015 - Day 2/3 Bloodwork & U/S

Nov 16, 2015 - U/S 6 good follicles... cycle canceled :(

Dec 7, 2015 - Day 2/3 Bloodwork & U/S

Dec 16, 2015 - U/S 2 good follicles & trigger shot

Dec 18, 2015 - IUI

Jan 2, 2016 - Found out IUI #2 was unsuccessful :(

Took a break, RE retired and met with new RE.

Mar 4, 2016 -  Started cycle w/ new Dr

Mar 5, 2016 - Started Letrozole

Mar 14, 2016 - U/S 1 good follicle & trigger shot

Mar 16, 2016 - IUI

Mar 30, 2016 - Positive Pregnancy Test & Beau's Birthday!

Dec 4, 2016 - ITS A GIRL! Adeline Marie Landry Born!

Feb 2017 - Started working out 3x a week OTF

April 2017 - AF started and we started trying again for baby #2

Oct 2017 - Met with Internist to focus on controlling PCOS and hormones. Also received a Hashimoto's diagnosis.

Nov 2017 - Started Metformin, Progesterone, Prenatal, Vitamins D, DIM, Glucorin HOP

Dec 2017 - Started gluten free diet 90% of time

Jan 2018 - Did gluten free and diary free. Also had my 1st 28day cycle ever!

Feb 18, 2018 - Day 29 of cycle, Positive Pregnancy Test! 

Mar 12, 2018 - ITS TWINS!

Apr 28, 2018 - 2 MIRACLE BOYS!

 

 

Here are the links to our journey:

The Struggle is Real

Bears, the Next Step & a Leap of Faith

#BearHopeForBabyLandry

Hope After Disappointments

A Breath of Fresh Air

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Here are some abbreviations you may find as you read the blog, along with what they stand for:

AMH - Anti-Mullerian Hormone

BC – Birth Control

BFP or BFN – Big Fat Positive or a Big Fat Negative

BW – Bloodwork

CD – Cycle Day

FET – Frozen Embryo Transfer

FSH – Follicle-Stimulating Hormone

HSG - Hysterosalpingography

ICSI - Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection

IUI – Intrauterine Insemination

IVF – Invitro Fertilization

PCOS – Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

RE – Reproductive Endocrinologist

SA – Semen Analysis

TTC – Trying to Conceive

U/S – Ultrasound