Thursday, 14 July 2011

Feeling sorry for myself

Today I'm making a conscious effort to not feel sorry for myself.  This cycle's side effects suck!  I have been very near a trip to the local emergency room with dehydration, migraine and light sensitivity all day.  Hubby is stuck at work and can't get away any time before 5.30pm, and so I am here at home, still in my PJ's begging my body to cooperate.  I have peed three times in two days, I can't tolerate anything other than toast and cups of tea, and I'm living on codeine for the brain pain.

BUT, I have decided to flip open my laptop and check out my FB, which I haven't updated on because I've only had time to use my iPhone.  To my surprise we now have 74 Likers, and that doesn't include other pages!  They have shared their experiences with me about the joys of Clomid and other drugs, and how it's doing the same things to their bodies as it's doing to mine.  I'm not alone in my agony...Not even close to being alone.

So I'll grin and bear it, knowing I'm not the only woman in the world who feels awful today.  And say a big fat THANK YOU to every single one of you who tune in to hear me rant and rave.  Thank you for your support.  Thank you for your comfort.  Thank you for sharing!

I attached the video below because it was kindly shared with me today, of all days.  I can relate so strongly to every single one of those "What IF's".  And with the desire to help others who may feel anything like I do.  

So, PLEASE, if there's anything you ever wish to talk about, want to learn about, something I can research (I have access to medical journals/texts, etc. on a daily basis) for you, or if you'd like to share your story as one of my Guest Bloggers and feel the ever-growing love and support of those in your position, don't hesitate to contact me!  I mean it!  I will answer all emails as soon as I can!



  1. Sorry you are having such a hard time! I was fairly luck with Clomid and Femara side effects. Only headaches and an occasional hot flash. At least you don't have to be on them forever. Count down the days!

    Good luck!


  2. Hi. I am so sorry you're on the rollercoaster...

    Your blog name stood out to me because it's the same as mine (since 2007)! And we are an infertile couple as well. You and I seem to have a number of FB page 'likes' in common ;) So, it's nice to 'meet' you. Very best of luck on your journey. If ever I can be an ear for you, please drop on by my blog.

  3. Hi Sunny ~ It sucks that you are struggling, but I am glad I found this page. It sucks noticeably less within a community of people who "get it" ;)
    Thank you for sharing and inspiring with your courage and openness. I hope you don't mind I have added a link to this page on mine as one of my favorites~
    Best of luck to you!