February to March 2011 – Joe and I are matched on eHarmony and start dating shortly after.
September 2011 – We move in together in Maryland.
January 2012 – Joe and I get engaged!
May 2012 – Joe gets a new job. We move to Texas.
April 2013 – Joe and I get married back home in downtown Baltimore.
May 2013 – We move into our dream house 🙂
December 2013 – I stop taking my birth control pills. We use other means of protection because we don’t think we’re “ready” yet.
February 2014 – We start actively trying to conceive.
March 2014 – BFN, continue trying.
April 2014 – We take our long awaited and amazing honeymoon/one year anniversary trip to Ireland.
May 2014 – PCOS diagnosis. Start Metformin.
July 2014 – Stop taking Metformin because it’s causing my liver function to elevate. Joe gets an SA to rule him out as a factor. His numbers were 4.1ml and 869.2 million. So happy we don’t have that to worry about!
August 2014 – Provera + first unmonitored round of Clomid 50mg.
September 2014 – BFN, first RE appointment.
October 2014 – Testing with our RE. Given Provera again and it DID NOT work. Have hysteroscopy. Everything came back normal.
Mid-October 2014 – Decide to give Clomid another try for the next few cycles. This time monitored. 100mg Clomid with Ovidrel (trigger shot) and Endometrin (progesterone). No mature follicles.
November 2014 – Stack 150mg Clomid with the previous round. No mature follicles. Failed Clomid cycle.
December 2014 – Meet with RE for another consult. Options are injections or IVF. Decide to try injections but not starting until January. On break for the month.
January 2015 – Bravelle injections. Stim for 3 1/2 weeks. Increase from 75iu to 225iu. No mature follicles. Largest is 10mm and estrogen never gets above 100. Cancelled cycle. Start making plans for IVF next month.