November 2010 - Stop taking birth control and start trying to conceive.
March-ish 2011 - I went to my OB-GYN because I have not had a period since stopping birth control. Diagnosed with PCOS. Start Provera. We adopt our second dog, Piper.
May 2011 - Start Clomid. I ovulate but do not get pregnant.
June 2011- Start blogging!
August 2011 - HSG shows that my tubes are clear!
September 2011 - Diagnosed with male factor infertility in additon to the PCOS. Oh joy! (Not)
October 2011 - First RE appointment. Left in tears because she wouldn't treat me due to my weight.
February 2012 - Taking a break from TTC.
May 2012 - Find out that IVF is our only option if we want to have a biological child after seeing a 2nd RE. I hate her too. She is just as awful as the first.
June 2012 - Meet Dr. Wonderful! He has agreed to do IVF even with my health issues. The plan is to do our first cycle in September.
August 2012 - Put off IVF until November to get money together.
August 30, 2012 - Last cycle of Clomid is a dud.
October 3, 2012 - Emergency removal of my gallbladder.
October 5, 2012 - Back in the hospital with a bile leak after gallbladder removal surgery.
October 6, 2012 - 1st ERCP. Released from hospital.
October 7, 2012 - Re-admitted to hospital with a high fever and horrible pain. I'm in the hospital for 5 days with a post-op infection.
November 10, 2012 - After a solid month of horrible pain I have my 2nd ERCP. It is done right this time and the pain stops. Needless to say, IVF is not happening in November.
December 2012 - I start blogging for Bloggers For Hope!!
May 9, 2013 - After my surgery fiasco we are still waiting for my health to be back at 100%. We are hoping to do IVF #1 in August.
July 2013 - After much soul-searching we make the decision not to do IVF and to stop trying to conceive. We decide to live childfree.