Thursday, February 7, 2013

Getting Back on Track

Today is CD 14 and I need to vent. I need to get back on track with my medications and diet. I have gained 5-6 lbs after my 6-week vacation and I am not happy about it. I need to get back on my Low Carb and Anti-Inflammatory Diet. Before I left for vacation, I thought I could stick on to my diet but it didn't work. I ate red-meat most of the days and had tea/coffee. Not to forget how much sugar, gluten and processed junk I ate. All forbidden on the Anti-Inflammatory Diet! Well, I know it's difficult to be on a diet when you are are not cooking but on my part, I should have at least tried. The wedding and festivities didn't help either. How could you say "no" to all the lovely food right in front of you?

What's worse is that I have become lazy. I haven't charted in a long time. I used to chart my temps regularly but I became lazy and it's been a long time since I took my BBT. I also haven't been using Progesterone Suppositories every cycle. In fact, I don't even remember the last time I took Progesterone. I am supposed to be taking 300mgs from P+3 to P+12 every cycle. Instead, I conveniently forget it at bedtime and I am lucky if I have taken it once or twice a cycle. Not good! I am unhappy and I know I need to get back on routine. Progesterone is vital and I need to be extra cautious since I already had an ectopic in the past.

The only meds I took while on vacation were Metformin and Armour Thyroid. I need to get back on track with my Vitamins, Baby Aspirin, Mucinex, Fish Oil and other stuff. Heck, I haven't even done one cycle on Dr KK's treatment protocol of Lovenox & Prednisone. And I don't know why I lost motivation. Maybe because it feels a long time since I fell pregnant the last time.

I need to set up reminders for my meds and setup appointments with my doctors. I need to eat clean and stay on my Anti-Inflammatory Diet. I need to exercise and lose another 10-15 lbs. I need to do everything I can so that my body can sustain a pregnancy. Please pray for me that I don't procrastinate things. Blessed Virgin Mary and all the saints, please help me.


  1. Sometimes I think my subconscious works this way (in regards to not taking my meds, following my diet as closely as I should):

    Well, if I don't do xyz (take this med, not eat gluten, etc), then if I don't get pg, that will be the reason. But if I do everything I'm supposed to and I still don't get pg, then I have to admit that something continues to be wrong.

    Yes, I realize this is not the healthiest way to go about things, and I fight it daily. But being aware of it, does help me to stay on track.

    I will be praying for you!

  2. I will keep you in my prayers!

  3. I was constantly losing motivation on all the meds - heck, it takes a lot out of you!!
    I'm praying for you as you get back into the swing of it.

  4. Adding my prayers as well!!! I need to get back on my meds too. It is HARD!

  5. That's a lot to add back at once. Praying for you!

  6. So much to do to be healthy with these broken bodies. Please be gentle with yourself. It's a lesson I have to learn each and every day. Praying for you...