Just curious how you all are keeping positive through this whole process?
Fantastic question... It's hard! MY DH keeps me positive as much as he knows how to...
I keep reading other women's fertility stories about how they struggled for a long time, and finally (with or without treatment) they are able to have their healthy baby,... so I think -- YES, this will happen for me one day too!!!
I also have to quietly take some time for myself and tell myself that I WILL one day be able to bare a child. It is something that I have to do constantly (at least once a day) to keep my spirits up!
I try to remember how fortunate I am with everything that I've been blessed with. I mean, 5 years ago I never thought I would find the man of my dreams let alone ever get married. I'm enjoying life...sure a baby would be great but I don't want to miss out on other things because this is all I'm focusing on. I also think my pups help alot. They know when I need them and I know they need me to take care of them ;)
The ladies said it best. I try to focus on all the things I do have. My DH has been wonderful and just a huge comfort.Yesterday, I went for an annual with a new Gyn who is also an RE and he gave me a lot of hope and reassurance. At the end of Dec I made an appt over the phone for an annual now and one for a RE at the end of April because that was the first available but he made the schedulers give me and DH an appt for 2 weeks from now. :) He said that 35 is old enough to get started on testing and medications but not old enough to drive myself crazy or lose sleep over. He may have just been trying to make me feel better but it worked. Hearing that took some of the anxiety away...We are also going to adopt a kitten. I would prefer a dog but with my job and where we live that is not really practical right now. I feel like we are so full of love and nurturing and want children so badly that having a pet may alleviate that a little bit. Something to smother with love and affection. :)When we move into our house in a few months we may get a puppy, too.oh and PW, of course! Even though I don't know any of you in real life I feel reassured by this site and all of the stories of struggles and triumphs and general positivity. PW does a body good ;)
I have 2 friends that have PCOS just like I do and they have both been on clomid and had clomid not work for them and then they were put on Femara and both conceived their first babies!!!
Everyone put it really well. I stayed positive a little bit different way. I am a control freak and very impatient. Both qualities I am struggling to correct. I stayed positive by keeping control of what I could . . . temping . . . doctor's appointments . . .my eating and exercising habbits. Focusing on those things left little time for me to feel down. I also tried to plan super fun things to keep my mind off of it.