Friday, April 18, 2008

On to pineapple

So it appears that the clomid actually worked.  According to my charts and OPKs it looks like I ovulated on day 15.  Day 15!!!!!  Although perfectly normal for most women, that is super early for me.  So now I've got to pick up a pineapple to start making my smoothies tonight.  The pineapple smoothies are something I picked up on the net.  Pineapple, and especially the core contain a chemical called Bromelain.  Bromelain helps with implantation.  So you're supposed to to cut a pineapple into 5ths, and eat 1/5 a day (including the core) for five days after ovulation.  I love pineapple.  Not to big a fan of the core.  But mashed in with yogurt and ice and the yummy pineapple chunks, the core is not too bad.  

Here is my baby making arsenal for this cycle
1. clomid (cd 3-7)
2. HSG (cd9)
3.  Sex every other day since cd 10, and every day when around ovulation
4. Pineapple core smoothies
5.  Acupuncture and Chinese herbs
6.  Prayer
7.  Oh and I'm supposed to start taking progesterone supplements on 3 DPO (to lengthen my LP). 

O.K. that is it.  We shall see if this works.  


littlemonkey said...

YAY! Congrats :) I distinctly remember eating pineapple during my luteal phase, mainly because it's yummy... looks like you've got a great plan of action :)

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