2002 (starting in the way back!)
May 2002: Nautral m/c #1 with DH.
September 2003: Married DH.
April 2004: Dermoid cyst suspected on right ovary. Colposcopy (ouch!).
June 2004: Laparotomy #1 and laparoscopy #1 to remove dermoid and entire right ovary (oophorectomy). Not TTC.
Sometime in 2006: Based on dyspareunia etc., GYN suspects endo but cannot dx 100%.
April 2008: Laparotomy #2: remove belly button, remove keloid, and repair umbilical hernia. Surgery resulted from displaced endometrial and uterine cells from 2004 surgery described above. Still not TTC.
October 2010: Large cyst dx on remaining right ovary.
November 2010: Laparotomy #3 to remove cyst. Dx = severe stage IV endo; many adhesions removed; small portion of left ovary removed. Also had appendectomy while the surgeon was “in the neighborhood.”
June 2011: Officially begin TTC!
July 2011 — November 2011: Continue TTC. All BFNs.
December 2011: Stopped TTC b/c of pain. Another large cyst found on remaining left ovary. Antral follicle count = 33 year old’s egg reserve (my age: 29).
January 2012: Laparoscopy #2 to remove large cyst; episiotomy to remove multiple endo adhesions from rectum. Severe stage IV endo had completely returned. A second small portion of left ovary removed.
February 2012 – March 2014: Break from TTC due to extreme, recurring, daily ovarian and pelvic pain resulting from 4th surgery. Consider IVF.
April 2014 to March 2015: Resume TTC. All BFNs.
April 2015: Begin treating with new RE, Dr. B. LUFS
suspected ruled out. Ovulating normally (hooray!).
May 2015: IUI #1.
June 2015: IUI #1 = BFN. Begin treating with another new RE, Dr. C.
- Later in June 2015: HSG #1. Dx = clear tube!
July 2015: H/s #1. Dx = uterus tilted and rotated left 30°.
August 2015: Begin EPP.
September 2015: IVF #1, fresh cycle.
October 2015: IVF #1 = BFP!
- End of October 2015: Dx = blighted ovum.
November 2015: Natural m/c #2.
December 2015 – February 2016: Cycles remain abnormal following m/c #2. Plenty of AFs, but no OV and LFD noted. Continue TTC. BFNs.
February 2016: h/s #2. Dx = arcuate uterus.
April 2016: FET #1.
May 2016: FET #1 = BFP!
- Later in May 2016: Natural m/c #3, chemical pregnancy.
June 2016: Continue TTC. BFN.
July 2016: Clomid 50mg on CD’s 3 – 7. BFN.
August – September 2016: Pause TTC b/c of constant mystery vaginal bleeding. 2 rounds of Provera, elevated progesterone levels, no resolution.
October – November 2016: Still having long cycles and hit-or-miss ovulation. BFNs.
December 2016: Surgical consult for surgery #5. Intermenstrual bleeding returns.
February 2017: Successful laparoscopy #3/surgery #5/H/S #3. Dx =Pelvic Adhesive Disease, tubal factor infertility, and suspected adenmyosis. Fallopian tube successfully unblocked and drained and pelvic adhesions removed. No endometriosis found!