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A picture speaks a thousand words – 7dp3dt

Well actually just three letters – B.F.N.

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But then I knew that so all is well. I think I’ll cut down on my progesterone just so the ‘crash isn’t so big at the end. Beta is on Monday. I’m pretty sure it will be zero, as in, not even an attempt at implantation. We’ll see.

And now it’s back to the diet. After losing 7kg I’ve managed to put on 1kg in the last three days. Damn progesterone! 🙂

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Clutching at straws – 6dp3dt

Well another BFN for me today.  Still symptom free.

A list of symptoms I don’t have:

  • Sore breasts
  • Nausea
  • Insomnia
  • Pulling, tugging, twitching
  • Cramping

Of course these are my non-symptoms not everyone’s.

And in true pathetic style I am still clinging to a shred of hope.  My temperature is starting to drop (I suspect tomorrow’s will make or break me) but it’s still around what it would be if i was pregnant.  To clarify I will provide an overlay of my last two pregnancy charts with this months.

This month is the orange line.  I know, I’m pathetic 🙂

Pregnancy charts overlaid

Pregnancy charts overlaid

Of course the reason it could be around the right spot is that it started higher, but that is rational thought, which has no place whatsoever in an Ancient’s IVF blog :p

And more clinging – I found this:

1dpt ..embryo is growing and developing
2dpt… Embryo is now a blastocyst
3dpt….Blastocyst hatches out of shell on this day
4dpt.. Blastocyst attaches to a site on the uterine lining
5dpt.. Implantation begins,as the blastocyst begins to bury in the lining
6dpt.. Implantation process continues and morula buries deeper in the lining
7dpt.. Morula is completely inmplanted in the lining and has placenta cells &
fetal cells
8dpt…Placenta cells begin to secret HCG in the blood
9dpt…More HCG is produced as fetus develops
10dpt…More HCG is produced as fetus develops
11dpt…HCG levels are now high enough to be immediately detected on
HPT

5dp5dt – BFN

Well no surprises here. My HPT is stark white. I know it’s ‘early’ so I will give things two more days but my distinct lack of symptoms pretty much confirm things. For me, the pregnancy give away is insomnia. In early pregnancy I feel like I can’t switch off but I’m dead tired at the same time. This cycle I’m sleeping like a log.

I figure that I have been putting one embryo into a substandard lining for three years so why someone else doing it would make a difference I don’t know. I’ll talk to my Dr about an injects cycle and take it from there.

Ho hum.

Big Fat Negative

Big Fat Negative

Nothing for, nothing against…

I know it’s too early for a result but given that my last ‘successful’ (as in we made it past 12 weeks) pregnancy showed a strong + at 8dpo that now tends to be my benchmark.  Combined with my ‘most sensitive HPT ever made’ tests, not even a shadow of a line does not bode well.  I have no nausea, no pulling or stretching, no stabs in my ovaries.  All of these have occurred by now in previous pregnancies.  But, I will keep on keeping on as I would love to be proved wrong 🙂

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