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Roll up! Roll up! Mount those uni cycles and shake those pom poms. The Elderberry Pavlovas are drumming away in the hope of a Christmas clusterdiff (Thread 24).

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happylass Thu 06-Nov-14 16:46:47

The smallprint –
Berries have a strict entrance criteria (TTC #1, over 30, TTC for 12+ months, NO instadiffers, must have a special pot and definitely no mention of baby dust or baby dancing).
Those not abiding by the rules may be escorted from the premises.

The roll of honour:

Gillster 40, TTC Feb 2012, IVF Feb 2014 resulting in 6 frozen one day embies. No transfer due to polyp. Failed FET cycle in September due to polyps. Starting 2nd FET cycle on 4 Nov.
Happylass 36, TTC since Aug 2012. Antibodies in DH's sperm. 1 unsuccessful cycle of ICSI September '14. Starting cycle 2 in January.
Smidge, 38, TTC since Jan 2013. Unexplained. IVF#1 Short protocol July 2014 yielded 1 blasto, BFN. IVF#2 in process - Long Protocol Oct/Nov 2014
Serenity 34 TTC Jan 2013, unexplained infertility, DH has textbook super sperm, 3 rounds unsuccessful clomid, 1 ICSI June 14 with complete fertilisation failure, next ICSI Nov 14.
Jelliebabe - 40, Threw the pills away 8 years ago. Unexplained but have a very low AMH, 1st IVF with clinic in Prague, 2 embryo's, chemical pregnancy. 2nd IVF in London branch of clinic - 1 embryo, BFN. Hoping to go back to Prague for Donor eggs in January
nolly, 32, TTC since Sep 2012, unexplained. 6 months clomid did sod all, next appointment 29th Oct, hoping to start private round ivd soon.
Pixie, 33, TTC June 12, DH has zero sperm count but managed to extract some under surgery, start downregging in a week, long protocol, ICSI Nov
Tigerdog 34, ttc 21 months. Unexplained after all tests and currently on waiting list for IVF.
Beaky 34 ttc since aug 2012. Unexplained with recurring cysts and adenomyosis. 1 failed IUI, IVF appointment in November and hoping to start first cycle in January.
Bushy 36, ttc since dec 2011, low amh, ovarian reserve, dh sperm had low count & motility but improved to 'normal' standard, IVF/Icsi in May bfp, then later missed miscarriage at 12 week scan. 2nd Ivf imminent but not sure if dates will work over Christmas.
HampshireBlues 36 TTC since August 2011, unexplained. 1st cycle of IVF chemical. Had a break over the summer. Cycle 2 planned for November
WildflowerMarmalade , 40, TTC 3 years, unexplained, underactive thyroid + immune issues. Sept IUI - BFN. Due to start IVF in Jan
lumen, 35, ttc since Nov 11 without a sniff of a bfp, unexplained, had only nhs funded IVF summer 2014, no implantation, trying self-funded IVF Nov 14, currently mid cycle
AnnieHoo 41, ttc July 2012. Unexplained. MMC Nov 2012, MMC May 2014. IVF Oct 2014 BFN. Waiting for FET.
Trill 41, TTC since March 2013. Endo with one completely blocked tube and one kinked with adhesions. Currently stimming.

And Gil's handy guide to the current IVFers....

Smidge - PUPO on 3 Nov
Pip - ET on 5 Nov
Lumen -EC on 5 Nov
Trill - day 5 of stims
Pixie - week of DR done
Seren - stimming yet?
Gillster- start DR on 4 Nov
Kuma - you starting soon???

happylass Thu 06-Nov-14 16:55:01

Haha Tiger wrecked the end of the last thread by posting the 1000th post whilst I was typing out a mega post including a link to our new home! Hope everyone manages to find they way over grin

I'm exhausted from sorting out the list so I'll be crashed out on the poufée of possibility. Please keep the noise down - especially you unicyclists!

tigerdog Thu 06-Nov-14 16:55:25

Ooops! I just used the last post in the old thread as I x-posted with you happy blush

Queue panic until I'd found the new one!!

Hope everyone makes it over...

tigerdog Thu 06-Nov-14 16:56:02

Sorry happy!

tigerdog Thu 06-Nov-14 16:57:40

Berries? Anyone out there?

<projects sausage signal>

lumen Thu 06-Nov-14 17:00:47

Found you!

lumen Thu 06-Nov-14 17:01:47

Naughty tiger wink

Gillster Thu 06-Nov-14 17:31:34

I'm here <unicycles in> but have to pop to the dentist <unicycles out>

sparechange Thu 06-Nov-14 17:33:08

Can I come back please?

Sparechange 33 TTC since Dec 2012 (sigh) IVF/ICSI in Aug 2014 but no transfer due to OOSS, and abandoned FET in Oct due to early OVing. Hopefully another FET next week

happylass Thu 06-Nov-14 17:39:02

Hmmm sparechange so you want to waltz back in and mess up my list??

Oh, go on then - but only because you're so lovely grin FET next week? Great news. You kept that quiet!

lumen Thu 06-Nov-14 17:41:07

Welcome back spare, are you on meds for your FET? (Sorry don't know much about that process)

sparechange Thu 06-Nov-14 17:48:30

I'm trying not to get my hopes up again! Still feeling a bit sad after the last one, because I'd whipped myself up into an excited frenzy only to be told it wasn't happening.
No meds yet, but I'll be on baby asprin from Monday, then prednisolone from FET day onwards. They tried me on clexene last time, but it was too bloody painful, so I gave up after day one. So I've got a week's supply of clexene if anyone wants it!

lumen Thu 06-Nov-14 17:53:05

Will keep everything crossed for you spare

sparechange Thu 06-Nov-14 17:55:19

Thanks! Dildocam on Sunday to see how hospitable my environment is looking. It should have been Saturday, but I'm going wedding dress shopping with my brother's girlfriend and thought that was much more pleasant

sparechange Thu 06-Nov-14 17:56:19

Oh! And DH called it 'dildocam' in front of the FC last time we were there. Worst thing was he didn't seem to bat an eyelid, so it clearly wasn't the first time he'd heard it called that...

Pipbin Thu 06-Nov-14 18:26:24

Can I be changed to OTD of the 17th of November please?

Trillium73 Thu 06-Nov-14 19:10:19

Yay! A new home grin thanks for adding me to the list! I can't keep up with this thread! Well done on PUPO pipbin fx for you. And great news on your embies lumen smile so much is happening! I was at acupuncture last night and my lady said she had a lot of women cycling at the moment. I never answered your question, bushy - I find acupuncture painful at times (my muscles are very tense apparently!) but I do feel relaxed once the needles are in.I like chatting with my lady as well, some 'me' time smile Back to the clinic tomorrow for the dildocam (lol!) And bloods, I might learn my EC date!

Hope everyone else is doing well.

Pipbin Thu 06-Nov-14 19:53:41

I don't think I need acupuncture with the 3/4 inch long needles DH has to stick in my arse every night

lumen Thu 06-Nov-14 19:55:06

That sounds awful pip, didn't think I would be happy about the bum bullets but I think you have just changed my mind grin

Pipbin Thu 06-Nov-14 19:56:06

They really aren't bad. I think it bothers DH more than it does me.

sparechange Thu 06-Nov-14 20:14:56

Is that Clexene, pip?

funkymonk Thu 06-Nov-14 20:33:03

Can I just waltz back in to please? The fb link back here was too irresistible. I broke my promises of being a better berry when I last waltzed back in, but endeavour to improve this time! Will try and catch up.
I'm on my mobile if someone doesn't mind adding me in?!

Funky monk, 32. Ttc since October 2012. Mc July 2013, mmc dec 2013, mc June 2014. Factor v Leiden thrombophilia. Ivf cycle 1 dec 2014.

Pipbin Thu 06-Nov-14 20:34:45

No, it's gestone, Spare

sparechange Thu 06-Nov-14 20:39:01

Yay Funky! The prodigal berries return grin
Mutual nagging support to be better berries this thread...

AnnieHoo Thu 06-Nov-14 20:40:08

Found you! Thanks for adding me to the list grin.

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