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[#] Fri Jun 06 2008 17:47:53 EDT from Ford II @ Uncensored

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Today I met a second person who quietly admitted to me that if they could do it over again they wouldn't have kids.
I'm sure there's more of you out there but only two have had the balls to actually admit it out loud. :-)

[#] Fri Jun 06 2008 18:00:21 EDT from Heather @ Uncensored

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hehehe  There are moments that you long for the "way it was"......but I wouldn't trade the little monster.  They are exhausting....but a lot of fun too.  He's a never-ending source of aggravation and amusement.  Sometimes at the same time.  If I had to work right now I might have a different opinion.  Maybe Spell is more fatigued than I am since he has to work full-time....but he's giving off the "let's have another" vibe.

[#] Fri Jun 06 2008 19:34:32 EDT from Rudolph @ Uncensored

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While I find myself missing the good-old-days, I wouldn't actually trade my son for anything either.

And a piece of advice. Don't ever, ever, say to your wife in the middle of the night "It's your turn. I wanted a dog." That was ugly.



[#] Sat Jun 07 2008 07:28:50 EDT from simplygorgeous @ My Castle Wall

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i have 4 mini me;s all girls to ..(.yes you heard right).

not even our partners can give us the unconditional love that a child  does .. and the feeeling of giving unconditional love can be sometimes over whelming there whole life  will consume you...

even changes who you are as a person ...forget all your life rules all your beleifs.

.this is the biggest challenge you will ever face ..it a soul searching jorney that will last for ever ..it will challenge you ..it will bring you to your knees.....it will take you to heaven over and over again .and just when you think it cant get to a better..high it will better itself 100 fold ....

i love ,hate .adore . hate .cherish ,hate ..my kids 50 times a day the emotional roller coaster of parenthood can be dificult at the best of times..but why would you wont it any other way .......

and sometimes nature needs a bit of a hand to start things off ....but once your in ....better hold on tight ........cause there are no brakes ..and its  a damn scary ride ................ xxxxxxx



[#] Sat Jun 07 2008 16:40:55 EDT from triLcat @ Uncensored

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BoFH: I'm sorry to hear. Fertility problems can be absolutely devastating.

My sister runs www.fertilitystories.com

and she answers questions when you email her. She also has a blog which links to a lot of good resources.

 

Best of luck to you and your wife! 



[#] Sat Jun 07 2008 19:28:01 EDT from Ragnar Danneskjold @ Uncensored

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Me and Mrs. D have 3 kids.... Sure they can be challenging, but they really are amazing. You learn so much about yourself when having a child. Maybe that's what your friends didn't like Ford. They saw themselves, and they didn't like what they saw.

My father told me that you're not an adult until you have a child, and you're not a parent until you have two.... How right he was.


[#] Sat Jun 07 2008 21:06:14 EDT from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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Parenthood is not necessarily for everyone. I have a lot of respect for people who realize that it's not their thing and remain childless instead of doing the wrong thing for the wrong reason.

Not me, though ... I love my wife and kids :)

[#] Sat Jun 07 2008 22:30:43 EDT from fleeb @ Uncensored

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I believe I lack the patience for children.

I like to maintain focus when I do almost anything.  You can't do that and work with children; some measure of your attention has to be kept upon them at all times.

I get very frustrated when I can't maintain a focus on what I'm doing. 



[#] Mon Jun 09 2008 18:04:05 EDT from Ragnar Danneskjold @ Uncensored

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Here's something to think about before you go on your next date:

http://wcbstv.com/local/herpes.new.york.2.743868.html

[#] Mon Jun 09 2008 18:41:56 EDT from Ladyhawke @ Uncensored

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um, wow.  That's a little scary!

[#] Mon Jun 09 2008 18:43:03 EDT from Peter Pulse @ Uncensored

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Ooh fun.

[#] Tue Jun 10 2008 12:23:20 EDT from Ford II @ Uncensored

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QUICK! Move out of NYC.

[#] Tue Jun 10 2008 13:41:48 EDT from fleeb @ Uncensored

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I can see Ford is advocating a new exporting deal.

[#] Tue Jun 10 2008 15:32:47 EDT from Ladyhawke @ Uncensored

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Antarchtic base gets condom haul!

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/25054286/?GT1=43001 



[#] Sat Jun 14 2008 06:57:17 EDT from girthta @ Uncensored

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http://www.kids-in-mind.com/

Movie ratings that make sense for parents. (and anyone, really) 



[#] Tue Jun 17 2008 07:41:26 EDT from BOFHMike @ My Castle Wall

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Tests came back good.  My wife has one tube that may have a blockage.  It will take sugery to verify and to make sure that the lining of the uterus is ok.
Fri Jun 06 2008 16:31:05 EDT from Heather@uncnsrd (Uncensored)

Good luck and I hope they figure out something that will be helpful. It's got to be stressful and disappointing.


[#] Wed Jun 18 2008 09:50:23 EDT from Heather @ Uncensored

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Sounds like you're both going through a lot, but it does sound like there is hope that she can conceive and carry.  That would be great!

[#] Wed Jun 18 2008 11:25:35 EDT from triLcat @ Uncensored

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Best of luck. If you want some advice that I've put together while helping friends and family with infertility, let me know and I'll email you.

It's not the usual "relax and everything will work out" stuff. 

Some people, however, don't want any advice, so if you don't, then I'll keep it to myself.

The one thing I will say is this though: your doctor probably isn't keeping up with 100% of the research at all times. Google regularly, and if you have additional questions, my sister has a site at fertilitystories.com and is an infertility specialist for yedda.com - you can post any question there (at either site) anonymously (you have to register, but only your nickname shows up) and she (or someone equally knowledgable) will answer you.



[#] Wed Jun 18 2008 11:45:45 EDT from BOFHMike @ My Castle Wall

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being 100% up to date on all the research would be impossible, but the Dr. is part of the the medical research university that the wife and I work for, so he has access to a lot of "cutting" edge material. :)
Wed Jun 18 2008 15:25:35 UTC from triLcat@uncnsrd (Uncensored)


The one thing I will say is this though: your doctor probably isn't keeping up with 100% of the research at all times. 



[#] Wed Jun 18 2008 11:47:52 EDT from BOFHMike @ My Castle Wall

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There is hope, my wifes obgyn put her on meds a few months back that was suposed to help w/ her cycles, and instead messed them up.  So we're off the meds and waiting for her cycle to return to normal before moving forward with any other treatment...  But of course we perfer natural function to work in our favor. :)
Wed Jun 18 2008 13:50:23 UTC from Heather@uncnsrd (Uncensored)

Sounds like you're both going through a lot, but it does sound like there is hope that she can conceive and carry. That would be great!


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