Wednesday, April 21, 2010

My First ICLW!

If you've found my blog from IComLeavWe, welcome!  Me and my hubby are starting our first medicated cycle this month.  I took my last Clo.mid pill on Monday.  In a couple of days I get to start POAS to see if I ovulate.  I'm really excited, and really nervous, and a whole bunch of other emotions! 

Since I'm not really good with the whole introducing myself thing, I thought I'd throw out some random facts about myself (because random facts are fun, and the allow me to use bullet points, which I secretly love)
  • I met my husband online at Match dot com.  When we met in person, our first date lasted 10 hours, and we've been pretty much inseparable since then.
  • I read entirely to much.  And I have fantasies of someday writing my own book. 
  • I kind of told my father in law that I wanted to run a marathon with him.  I'm hoping he'll settle for a 5k.  
  • I have a shih tsu named Moo, and a cat named Mister.  They are the recipients of all of my pent up maternal energies.  
  • I love to knit and crochet.
  • Since I married my husband I turned into a computer geek.  At least one Saturday night a month you will find me and my hubby playing Civ IV until the wee hours of the morning.
  • My hubby has also turned me into a bit of a redneck.  Not only do I know how to shoot now, and shoot well, I own my own guns.  And I camp, which is huge considering I used to consider staying at a Motel 6 "roughing it"
That's all I can think of for now.  Thanks for stopping by!!


  1. Whoa! E and I met through yahoo and he turned me country too!!

  2. Happy ICLW! Good luck on your clomid cycle!

    I also have a shih tzu (and 2 cats and a lab/golden mix- yup, 4 years of being IF and I have lots of maternal energies to spread around!) Shih tzus are amazingly wonderful!

    And camping is awesome- glad you discovered it!

  3. LOL, Motel 6 is roughing it compared to some of those new tents on the market. Great blog, can't wait to read more. I'm your newest follower from IComLeavWe.


  4. I agree with K, sometimes tents can be better than a Motel 6! I've stayed in a few scary ones! LOL. Wish you all the best this cycle!

    Happy ICLW #79

  5. Good luck this cycle!


  6. How cool...I also crochet and just taught myself to knit. I'm also a voracious reader. You should sign up for my 2010 Book Challenge.

    Hope this medicated cycle is what it takes to make your dream come true.

  7. Good luck with the medicated cycle! That is exciting!

    I also married a redneck, but he is more a "King Bubba" redneck. He likes his guns, but does not camp, and is not very handy. He likes his indoor plumbing too much to camp. He did get me listening to country and bluegrass music, though.

  8. Hi there! Here via ICLW :) My husband got me into video games (currently addicted to COD:MW2 for the PS3), camping, and even shooting! For my 27th birthday last year, I wanted nothing more than to fire a gun for the first time. And boy howdy, did it feel AWESOME :) Sending you lots of vibes for a nice Big O this cycle!

    Happy ICLW!
    ~Miriam (ICLW #98) Hannah Wept, Sarah Laughed

  9. Stopping by for ICLW! Good luck with your Clomid cycle! Sorry about the hot flashes. Funny how different medications affect different women differently! I'm currently doing Follistim shots and don't remember my Clomid symptoms being much different from now. I asked DH about this a few days ago, and he sort of laughed and made a comment about how I was SO much more emotional on Clomid than Follistim. I know Clomid can really make people feel not like themselves! Anyway, crossing my fingers for you!

  10. Here for ICLW! I'm a big fan of bullet points, too, and fun facts are always fun! I'm a big knitter, myself. :) Good luck with the medicated cycle!

  11. Happy ICLW! Best wishes this cycle. We are gearing up to start our first IVF cycle.

  12. I hope this will be the first and last medicated cycle you will have to do! All the best and I hope you get a BFP! ICLW

  13. Hello, last day of ICLW...good luck with your ovulation induction! I am an RE from California who blogs. It has been a very interesting week & I feel privileged to have been able to participate in this blog event. The number of courageous women out there astound are in good company! Please visit my blog to see more on Clomid induction & might help you to see other women's Q&A's. Hope your journey is an easy one! ICLW #7