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Waiting game...

This part of the TTC Journey drives me crackers. The waiting.

Waiting for AF to finish
Waiting to ovulate
The Two Week Wait
Waiting for lines to show on a test...
Waiting for AF to show and start all over again!

Right now I'm waiting. 


AF did show up just as it was supposed to.... but only lasted less than 2 days! I'm telling myself that it's a side effect of coming off the pill and that it's only the first cycle and I shouldn't really expect anything to be "normal" just yet.

I'm waiting for "normal"


I am trying to find enjoyable ways of "wasting" this time! Yesterday I spent more time than I should have watching Twitter for #RoyalBaby updates! (massive congrats to the Royal Couple on the birth of their first baby son!)

Today - aside from writing this blog - I am spending time with my middle and youngest boys while Big Lad has his last day of school before the Summer. For the next few days I'll be planning, preparing and packing for our holidays! Time well spent and certainly not wasted!

In theory I should ovulate while we're away and staying in very close quarters with the kids (no chance of catching that little eggy this time then) and I'll be checking my BBT every morning even though we're away just to see if things are getting back in order. And then I'll be waiting again.....


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