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Joined: 01/26/08
Posts: 140
Get to know you!

I always find these pretty fun & interesting! Biggrin

Name/nickname:

Your Age/DH or SO's age:

Do you have other children?

Do you have pets?

Your career/job:

Your hobbies?

Current TTC Status (JLIH, Actively trying, etc.):

If currently ttc, where are you in your cycle right now (if you know)?

Used anything special this cycle?

Vents/struggles this week:

Positives this week:

Anything else you want to add:

hwunnie_bwunnie83's picture
Joined: 01/26/08
Posts: 140

I'm waiting for SO to get home from baseball, so we can BD, so I guess it's going to be a late night for me.

Name/nickname: Shannon, hwunnie_bwunnie83

Your Age/DH or SO's age: I'm 28, SO is 27 3/4 Wink

Do you have other children? No

Do you have pets? Yes, we have all rescues. We have a 5 year old black/white blue-eyed Siberian Husky named Kody, a 4 year old Pocket Beagle named Fenway (he was named after Fenway Park, SO is a big Boston Red Sox fan). We also have 2 kitties; Raja is a 3 year old tortoise-shell that we took off the streets and Nala is a 2 year old silver tabby/bengal mix that we hand-raised ourselves (she was about 5 days old). Only her & her brother survived out of a litter of 6. Sad We also have a 70 gallon aquarium.

Your career/job: Preschool Teacher, I have a classroom of 16 sassy 2 year olds and I love it! Biggrin

Your hobbies? Painting/decorating/renovations & strapbooking. I'm slowly getting into gardening but we'll see if anything survives outside for me to continue it as a hobby for next year.

Current TTC Status (JLIH, Actively trying, etc.): Actively trying

If currently ttc, where are you in your cycle right now (if you know)? Cycle #50, CD 8

Used anything special this cycle? Prenatal vitamin, Vitamin C, B12, B6, Vitex, EPO and extra Folic Acid

Vents/struggles this week: SO is helping a friend move on Wednesday and might have to stay the night since it's a 4 hour drive. So, I won't see him all day (or night) and it might be my "O" day too. :mad:

Positives this week: Finally got our front yard gardens finished!! It looks so pretty Biggrin Now, we have to tackle the backyard and that's a lot of work. :confused:

Anything else you want to add: I secretly want a russian tortoise! ROFL I think they're cute. I don't have anywhere to put one but I want one.

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Joined: 01/13/10
Posts: 1173

Name/nickname: Elizabeth

Your Age/DH or SO's age: 27- both of us.

Do you have other children? Aidan, 4.5- Ainsley, 1 on the 26th

Do you have pets? No. Sad We're in a rental that doesn't allow them.

Your career/job: Pastor, SAHM

Your hobbies? Writing, sewing, singing, playing piano, writing music, scrapbooking

Current TTC Status (JLIH, Actively trying, etc.): Waiting for first AF to TTC after m/c.

If currently ttc, where are you in your cycle right now (if you know)? 6.

Used anything special this cycle? Started taking extra folic acid, Vitamin D.

Vents/struggles this week: Being pastors, we're always helping people with their problems. The past couple weeks have been difficult, because we're hurting and have been spending all of our time helping people with little things that aren't even important. It's like, we need a shoulder to learn on too! Sorry.. vent over.

Positives this week: DD's first birthday party is Saturday and I'm really looking forward to it.

Anything else you want to add:[/QUOTE]

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Joined: 01/18/06
Posts: 1214

Name/nickname: Sophia/yipeeladybug

Your Age/DH or SO's age: 40/35

Do you have other children? Yes, DD Evie, 28 mths today.

Do you have pets? Yes, 3 cats, Donny and Marie, our Whitesters; and Casey, our Siamese.

Your career/job: accountant

Your hobbies? golfing, yoga, hope to get into gardening.

Current TTC Status (JLIH, Actively trying, etc.): JLIH

If currently ttc, where are you in your cycle right now (if you know)? CD17, I'm sure I've O'd so a few days DPO.

Used anything special this cycle? Nope, but we did BD for 6 consecutive days LOL!!

Vents/struggles this week: Evie sleeping our bed. I don't get any sleep and get cranky.

Positives this week: At least it's not from nightmares any more.

Anything else you want to add: I really, REALLY want to take another vacation and clean and organize my house!!!!

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Joined: 02/16/11
Posts: 411

Name/nickname: Erin

Your Age/DH or SO's age: 34/35

Do you have other children? Nope

Do you have pets? 3 of them. 5 year old black cat named Aggie, a 6 year old English Springer Spaniel named Barley and a 4 year old German Shepherd named Stoker.

Your career/job: Corporate attorney

Your hobbies? Running, travel, dance.

Current TTC Status (JLIH, Actively trying, etc.): Actively trying

If currently ttc, where are you in your cycle right now (if you know)? CD6 (about 8-10 days to O).

Used anything special this cycle? Pre-natal vitamins, but have been on those for a bit now.

Vents/struggles this week: None really. I'm kind broke in this post wedding/pre-honeymoon time period, but hard to gripe too much since I get to go on vacation.

Positives this week: This week....not much doing, but a positive for this cycle? I leave for my honeymoon next week, which means the entire 2WW I will be honeymooning in Europe. This is great b/c it means I won't hyperanalyze anything and the 2WW will fly by. If I am preggers, I'll know it before I even come home since AF is scheduled to arrive two days before I come home. I'm taking a preg test with me just in case.

Anything else you want to add:

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Joined: 07/17/09
Posts: 177

Name/nickname: Marsha/desertdaisy

Your Age/DH or SO's age: Me - 29/ DH - 34

Do you have other children? No

Do you have pets? Yes. Molly is a 7 year-old Bichon and Thor is a 5 year-old Schnorkie.

Your career/job: Community Association Manager (HOA's)

Your hobbies? Scrapbooking, cooking, and reading.

Current TTC Status (JLIH, Actively trying, etc.): Actively trying.

If currently ttc, where are you in your cycle right now (if you know)? 4 dpo

Used anything special this cycle? Just a lot of lovin'!

Vents/struggles this week: No vents or struggles. I am a happy camper!

Positives this week: We know we did everything in our power to get a BFP so it's in God's hands now.

Anything else you want to add: I've never been much of a drinker but now that I can't have it, I want it. Classic, I'm sure! :confused:

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Joined: 11/06/05
Posts: 338

Name/nickname:
Lee-Anne

Your Age/DH or SO's age:
Me (25), DH (28.)

Do you have other children?
Yes, names and ages in siggy

Do you have pets?
Nope

Your career/job:
SAHM

Your hobbies?
Watching movies, Chasing my kids, playing word games on my phone.

Current TTC Status (JLIH, Actively trying, etc.):
Not sure....A little bit of JLIH and actively trying Blum 3

If currently ttc, where are you in your cycle right now (if you know)?
Just O'd within the past 2 days.....just DTD last night Wink

Used anything special this cycle?
My charm (on the DH :p)

Vents/struggles this week:
None

Positives this week:
Celebrating our 6th wedding anniversary this weekend!! Taking the kids and going to where we went for our honeymoon for a family vacation Biggrin

Anything else you want to add:
Hoping and praying I get a BFP, because I'm supposed to get a wisdom tooth pulled on the 29th.....and I don't want to! Its not necessary for it to be pulled, since it doesn't bother me. So I could go without the unneeded torture.

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Joined: 07/17/09
Posts: 561

Name/nickname: Joei

Your Age/DH or SO's age: 36 for both

Do you have other children? 2, DD Miranda 15 & DS Nico, 13mths

Do you have pets? 1, Standard Poodle named Alex

Your career/job: SAHM

Your hobbies? Ha, when I have time I like to read, cook/bake & garden.

Current TTC Status (JLIH, Actively trying, etc.): Actively trying

If currently ttc, where are you in your cycle right now (if you know)? Still BFing DS so I am not really sure, but I think I O'd over the weekend.

Used anything special this cycle? Nope

Vents/struggles this week: None:)

Positives this week: DDs last week of school & the weather is lovely!

Anything else you want to add: I really don't like the 2WW, I am impatient & want to know N.O.W.!!!

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Joined: 04/12/11
Posts: 15

Name/nickname: Kimberly

Your Age/DH or SO's age: 27 (28 next month..eeek) / DH is 28

Do you have other children? we do not.

Do you have pets? 2 dogs 2 cats, all rescues!!

Your career/job: Legal Secretary/ paralegal

Your hobbies? Scrapbooking/Photo taking/trashy reality TV, lol/ Reading/ and actually, i enjoy working and love my job!!

Current TTC Status (JLIH, Actively trying, etc.): Actively trying since 2007 Sad

If currently ttc, where are you in your cycle right now (if you know)? 3DPO

Used anything special this cycle? Clomid, OPK, timed BD.

Vents/struggles this week: not really anything to vent about.

Positives this week: I actually ovulated this cycle!!! YAY!

Anything else you want to add: I'd like to take another vacation from work. We took a vacation in March, but this time I need a "stay-cation" at home to get things done around there!

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Joined: 11/07/07
Posts: 1796

Name/nickname: Jennifer

Your Age/DH or SO's age: 29/31

Do you have other children? Yes, DD Rylee (3 in less than a month!)

Do you have pets? Two kitties, Dewy and Oscar

Your career/job: Payroll administrator for a conglomerate of insurance companies accros the US

Your hobbies? Photography

Current TTC Status (JLIH, Actively trying, etc.): Actively trying

If currently ttc, where are you in your cycle right now (if you know)? Should O in the next 2 days

Used anything special this cycle? Nope

Vents/struggles this week: Finding the energy to keep going. We're getting our house ready to sell and I'm EXHAUSTED from all the work.

Positives this week: I O in the next two days and then I just have the dreaded 2WW. Should find out before our trip to Greece!

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Joined: 07/22/03
Posts: 496

Name/nickname: Daria

Your Age/DH or SO's age: 31/34

Do you have other children? Yes, Alex- 3.5

Do you have pets? A cat- Fluffernutter

Your career/job: Software Test Engineer

Your hobbies? Reading, watching movies, games.

Current TTC Status (JLIH, Actively trying, etc.): Actively trying

If currently ttc, where are you in your cycle right now (if you know)? 5 DPO.

Used anything special this cycle? OPK's and temping

Vents/struggles this week: I hate the 2WW.

Positives this week: I can test in 6 days.

Anything else you want to add: I want to stay here!!

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Joined: 04/06/06
Posts: 12

Name/nickname: Meredith

Your Age/DH or SO's age: 26/28

Do you have other children? DD Charlotte, will be 2 1/2 next month

Do you have pets? No thank you! A two you old is enough right now!

Your career/job: Registered Nurse

Your hobbies? Gardening

Current TTC Status (JLIH, Actively trying, etc.): I guess actively trying? I am charting CM, CP and doing OPKs but am not going to temp due to the fact I do rotating shifts.

If currently ttc, where are you in your cycle right now (if you know)? CD 20, however, AF arrived a week early due to my iud being removed so I may be more around CD 12 or so.

Used anything special this cycle? pre lube, opks

Vents/struggles this week: Still have not had a positive opk :-|, however, CP and CM are VERY promising right now so hopefully it will be coming in the next few days.

Positives this week: Just heard back that I was offered a position in a NICU I wanted to work in for the last year! :cloud9:

Anything else you want to add: If I conceive this cycle, I will find out during our big family reunion the end of June (all our family is out of town)! Smile

Joined: 03/28/07
Posts: 82

I always find these pretty fun & interesting!

Name/nickname: Joanie

Your Age/DH or SO's age: 28, 29

Do you have other children? Two. 3 and 1.

Do you have pets? A dog

Your career/job: secretary but soon to be sahm (hopefully)

Your hobbies? Knitting and photography

Current TTC Status (JLIH, Actively trying, etc.): just started for our third. Currently on vacation and decided now would be a perfect time.

If currently ttc, where are you in your cycle right now (if you know)? Getting ready to o.

Used anything special this cycle? Nope.

Vents/struggles this week: None

Positives this week: vacation with our children at home. Priceless!

Anything else you want to add: I'm excited to start!

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Joined: 03/31/09
Posts: 567

Thanks for starting this, Shannon.

Name/nickname: Amanda/ Aggiegirl06

Your Age/DH or SO's age: both 27

Do you have other children? None yet

Do you have pets? One furbaby, Cooper

Your career/job: teacher

Your hobbies? Reading, watching TV, and currently spending a lot of time at the pool Dirol

Current TTC Status (JLIH, Actively trying, etc.): TTC #1

If currently ttc, where are you in your cycle right now (if you know)? one month on BCP before starting IUI

Used anything special this cycle? Hysteroscopy on Wednesday, then waiting for AF and starting injectibles

Vents/struggles this week: been spotting for over a week now. Ready to be off BCP

Positives this week: It's summer and I'm loving it!

Anything else you want to add: My Aggies are going to the college world series!!!

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Joined: 12/07/06
Posts: 879

Name/nickname: Candace

Your Age/DH or SO's age: 29 and he's 30

Do you have other children? no, sadly.

Do you have pets? yes! we have a crazy 6yo chihuahua mix named Boston

Your career/job: estate planning attorney

Your hobbies? read. i like to take pictures.

Current TTC Status (JLIH, Actively trying, etc.): actively trying and have been for 3 years.

If currently ttc, where are you in your cycle right now (if you know)? i'm not terribly sure. i thought i o'd three days ago and i feel like i o'd but my temp didn't rise. i think my thermo might be broken though.

Used anything special this cycle? nope

Vents/struggles this week: i wish my body would just normalize and i wish my back would stop hurting.

Positives this week: i've had some awesome clients come see me this week

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Joined: 12/30/07
Posts: 1904

Name/nickname: Cait

Your Age/DH or SO's age: 24/24

Do you have other children? Brody- 2.75 Smile

Do you have pets? Cat and Dog

Your career/job: Full time student, Full time mom! And work part time as a nanny and part time at a tanning salon for fun.. haha

Your hobbies?SHOPPING!! I love just going places, and spending time with my little guy!

Current TTC Status (JLIH, Actively trying, etc.): Somewhere between JLIH and Active haha

If currently ttc, where are you in your cycle right now (if you know)? I should be right about O' time

Used anything special this cycle? Not really!

Vents/struggles this week: Umm went on an overnight getaway, and so was off thediet for about 4 days, and I just weighed..and im up 10lbs! And freaking out a litttle.. ugh.. feel reallyyyy bummed and mad @ myself!

Positives this week: NO SCHOOL!!! YAAAY!! I feel like I wont have to stress that much this week..

Anything else you want to add:
Going out of town AGAIN next weekend, just an overnight trip with some girls, cant wait to just get home and relax with my boy! I feel homesick already!
Oh and despite the night away, only BD once.. so bleh Beee

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Joined: 04/22/08
Posts: 999

Name/nickname: Kristin/knhoward

Your Age/DH or SO's age: Me 30 and DH 28

Do you have other children? Yes - Jacob 3 and Rheneas 17 months

Do you have pets? Yes - 2 cats

Your career/job: Currently SAHM, but was an actuary before

Your hobbies? I play softball and have recently taken up jogging

Current TTC Status (JLIH, Actively trying, etc.): Actively trying

If currently ttc, where are you in your cycle right now (if you know)? AF arrived last night, so I guess CD2

Used anything special this cycle? No, we will just try to DtD as much as possib;e

Vents/struggles this week: Well AF returning after a 4 year absence was a bit of a shock, I'm using tampons that are over 4 years old and pads that are leftover from after birth. I guess at least I had something around the house when I discovered I was bleeding at 10pm last night

Positives this week: I get to hang out here for a little while? Wink Also, I'm running my first 5K race on Sunday.

Anything else you want to add:DS1 and DS2 were both conceived right after we started trying, I hope the same thing is true for our next baby!

Joined: 06/18/11
Posts: 1425

Name/nickname: Kim/DreamingBig

Your Age/DH or SO's age: Me 28/ DH 40

Do you have other children? Yes - They are boys 5, 7, 8 (turning 9 in a few days)

Do you have pets? Nope much to my children's dismay

Your career/job: Executive Assistant/ full-time mommy and full-time student as well

Your hobbies? I love to read. Most spare time is spent working on my degree

Current TTC Status (JLIH, Actively trying, etc.): LOL DH says we are JLIH, I say we are actively trying Dirol

If currently ttc, where are you in your cycle right now (if you know)? This is our first cycle trying and I think we are cycle day 4

Used anything special this cycle? Well, finally started medicine for a faulty thyroid and got started on pre-natals also. Using OPKs as well.

Vents/struggles this week: DH has been away for training school for a few months now and now that we are in the less than 2 weeks away from reuniting, I am going nuts. I just want to go out there now.

Positives this week: I am off work on a short medical leave so I have a whole week to myself before vacation to clean, pack, do homework, relax, etc Smile

Anything else you want to add: I am gearing up for a family reunion and driving 2/3 way across the US with my DH and all 3 DS and I am so excited. Hoping to come home with a little vacation surprise Smile