Last month, I got a piece of positive news. I ovulated and the number looked great. This past Sunday, I held a baby boy. He was 6 months old and perfect. I haven't been able to hold baby boys since Atticus. I stay away, usually. It hurts too much, to have this reminder that that's what you should have. I felt like things were finally looking up and we were all set to try again in October. Then, I got the dreaded call today with those words "You didn't ovulate." It makes you feel like a failure. I'm supposed to procreate. That's what's supposed to happen. So why is my body being so difficult?! They can't find a reason. I don't have anything wrong with me. I just don't create enough progesterone. I started taking some vitamins that seemed to be helping. I try so hard to remember them, but sometimes I forget. I am really hoping that's all it was. That I just forgot one too many times, and I didn't ovulate because of it. We don't even want to try until October. I have to get tested every month to see if I ovulate. Once I have 3 months of positive results, I will be considered "normal". I'm holding on to hope that maybe it was just an off month. That's what we have, a glimmer of hope. That one positive ovulation test, that time I was able to hold a baby. All signs that this is not over for us.
“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.”—Romans 15:13
Sending you lots of support as you navigate this journey of fertility. I'm glad that you were able to hold a baby and it gave you a sense of peace. Sending you so much strength while you await your results.
Love and Hugs
Hugs to you as you travel this road. The journey of fertility is filled with every emotion. So glad you were able to hold that baby ❤️. Sending you lots of positivity and strength!!!
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