Posted July 1, 2005
My husband and I have been trying to have
a baby for the past two years and I must say that it
is a long and very hard road.
At the age of 17 I had an ovarian cyst and due to its
size the doctors had to remove one of my ovaries. I
had my periods as normal and on time.
After getting married to a very lovely man who I adore,
we were not trying and I got pregnant after three months
of marriage. We were happy but also scared. On my first
visit to the doctor he told me that there was a problem.
I had a fibroid growing together with the baby. Sadly
we lost our son at four months. That was a very hard
time for us. I had to have the fibroid tumor removed
in order to get pregnant again. We waited one year after
the surgery to start trying.
After three months of trying to conceive, I had lots
of pain and decided to see my doctor. At my visit he
discovered that I had a cyst on my remaining ovary.
With two months of birth control pills, the cyst was
gone. Excitedly we started again. Month by month we
The doctor suggested I do a HSG* (to have my tubes
cleared) but the tubes were not blocked. (*HSG - Hysterosalpingogram,
see definition below)
The doctor then placed me on Clomid. I used it thinking
that with the first try I would get pregnant. But it
did not happen. Recently we went through artificial
and with God on our side we hope and pray that this
time it will be the answer.
I hope that my story has inspired you the reader as
I have been inspired by the stories on this site to
keep trying. Keep God in your prayers because he is
the only one that can give life and the answer to our
*HSG - Hysterosalpingogram - Contrast
dye is injected into the uterus, through the cervix.
X-rays are taken to determine if there are any abnormalities
or in the uterus or fallopian tubes.