(Closed) Charters of the Hive XLIII

posted 8 years ago in TTC
  • poll: Do you have a gender preference forBaby #1?

    Yep! I'd love a baby boy first!

    Squeeeeel! Have you ever seen baby girls clothes?!

    I'm truly on the fence. Any tiny human will do!

  • Post # 4
    1448 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2012


    CD/DPO: CD19/7dpo

    Cycles TTC/Charting: eh… 8 or 9

    Age: 27/dh 34

    POAS/AF Date: af due 10th-13th

    BFP Plan and/or Known Issues: we bd eod in fw. DH has hypogonadism, low T and low sperm count.

    Link to Chart: not actively charting… but here

    For Fun: What are you most looking forward to in 2014? (OTHER than TTC and a BFP)

    Getting DH’s hormone issues straightened out and seeing his SA results at the end of the month… Other than that, I’m looking forward to getting into better shape in 2014… and getting knocked up. lol

    Post # 6
    6422 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Roll Call!


    CD/DPO: CD25/ 5 DPO

    Cycles TTC/Charting: 12th Cycle charting. ONE YEAR. Not TTC til August.

    Age: 26; DH is 34

    POAS/AF Date: AF Jan 13th

    BFP Plan and/or Known Issues: Umm… trying to take my vitamins more regularly.  πŸ™‚

    Link to Chart: http://www.fertilityfriend.com/home/freckledfox

    For Fun: What are you most looking forward to in 2014? (OTHER than TTC and a BFP)

    Aww I’m saying TTC anyway!!!  πŸ˜‰  I’m excited for all the work on our house. We have plans to paint the outside, renovate the kitchen and start renovating the attic bedroom to be the nursery.  πŸ™‚ I’m also SUPER excited for 2 close friends to give birth in Jan & May, and I’m pretty sure my sister will be annoucing a pregnancy this year.

    Post # 8
    1227 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    Hi Ladies! I hope you all don’t mind if I join back in. I wasn’t charting for a while since we are taking a break from TTC and I thought my cycles had regulated, but apparently that isn’t the case, so I am charting again!


    CD 3/10 DPO

    Cycles TTC/Charting:
    we TTC’d for 6 cycles before we had some big changes in life and decided to put TTC plans on hold. I have been charting for 2 more cycles after that since my cycle decided to go wonky, so I guess we are the 8th cycle of charting?

    Age: 27

    POAS/AF Date:
    I think AF should show in a couple days. I am not POAS unless it’s really late since I know we didn’t BD during the FW

    BFP Plan and/or Known Issues:
    I am focussing on being more healthy for when we do TTC, and right now the biggest issue is that we need to get our lives back to a point where we are ready to TTC again.

    Link to Chart:
    Here she is…I haven’t exactly been the most dilligent…


    For Fun: What are you most looking forward to in 2014? (OTHER than TTC and a BFP)

    I think we have a really exciting year ahead! I am trying to exercise more so excited to get back in shape, and we just moved to a new city, so I am excited for getting settled in and everything starting to feel like home! I should also graduate with my masters this year, so I think that’s pretty exciting too!

    @Mrs.LemonDrop:  Yay finally!!!

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    @FreckledFox:  Omigosh I’ve been gone too long! You finally have a solid TTC timeframe! How exciting!

    Post # 9
    6422 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    @Mrs.LemonDrop:  Aww thanks!! We’ve done almost EVERYTHING in that sucker. The kitchen has the original countertops, they are burnt and stained beyond belief and the cabinets were beat to hell so we’re replacing the cabinet doors and the counters and sink. The Attic is just studs and some insulation so we need to build out the wall a bit to make room for extra insulation since our house is a block house, and then frame, insulate, sheetrock, tape, spackle, sand and paint and install carpeting and lights!  Just a couple things left.  πŸ˜‰  We also need to paint the whole darn house on the outside! The stucco was patched so many times and the paint is peeling from 1950!  πŸ™‚  Our house is a 1940 stucco/block Cape Cod in the mountains of NJ.

    Oh I forgot, we have an empty room on the first floor that will be a half bathroom. (it was a bathroom in 1940, but the previous owners ripped it out and beat it to crap!). So we’ve gutted and built it back up to bare walls, and now it needs plumbing. We’re bascially restoring it. And then we need to paint the basement floors. πŸ™‚


    Post # 10
    6422 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    @Utopia4us:  Yes!!  About a month ago or so.. between Thanksgiving and Christmas my DH and I had a talk and he FINALLY told me he’d like a May baby.  πŸ™‚  So it could be July if my long cycles get longer. How are you?? Congrats on almost finishing your masters!!

    Post # 11
    1299 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    @Mrs.LemonDrop:  Ooooh hopefully starting the thread will bring you baby luck!!  Smile  My DH has read things about phone/sperm too and NEVER puts his phone in his pocket.  Lol…. he’s a little obsessive.



    CD/DPO:  CD 3

    Cycles TTC/Charting:  2nd cycle charting

    Age:  31 / DH is 35

    POAS/AF Date:  AF is due late Jan… I think?  Just got my first AF since going off the pill so not really sure.

    BFP Plan and/or Known Issues:  Taking prenatals, getting familiar with charting.

    Link to Chart:  http://www.fertilityfriend.com/home/saltedcaramel

    For Fun: What are you most looking forward to in 2014? (OTHER than TTC and a BFP)

    We are going on a big ski trip in western Canada in Feb!!  Cannot wait.  Also psyched about ski season in general… and that this will be our last one before TTC.  Wink

    Post # 13
    682 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2013


    CD/DPO: CD 29/No ovulation yet πŸ™

    Cycles TTC/Charting: Still on #1

    Age: 24/DH is 29

    POAS/AF Date: It depends when/ if I ovulate

    BFP Plan and/or Known Issues: Charting/prenatals/preseed

    Link to Chart:  http://www.fertilityfriend.com/home/tomato22

    For Fun: What are you most looking forward to in 2014? (OTHER than TTC and a BFP)

    DH and I are planning a big 1 year anniversary trip assuming I’m not pregnant! 

    Post # 15
    6422 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    @Mrs.LemonDrop:  I never wanted a large home. DH actually picked this out himself before we were engaged, but he says he kept me in mind. πŸ˜‰  We’ve got 3 bedrooms (2 & the attic room), 1 full bathroom, 1 soon to be half bath, dining room, kitchen (not eat-in), living room, basement.  πŸ™‚ There are no closets aside from the bedrooms… thats the only downside! But we’ve added built-ins wherever we could haha.

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    @Tomato22:  Hang in there! Ovulation will come soon!!!

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    @SaltedCaramel:  I haven’t heard that about sperm and phones! My DH keeps his in the chest pocket anyway. He’s always wearing flannels. πŸ˜‰

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