There is no use in denying it anymore, AF is on her way! no more
pretending that spotting is "implantation bleeding" or that I'm tired
because I'm building another human. Nope, I'm just spotting and lazy
(oh and don't forget cranky).....AF is on her way, I can hear her
knockin' on my door!
I was holding off on buying the Chinese Herbs for the whole 2ww
because that never dying little optimist kept whispering in my ear
"you don't need to buy that medicine anymore, your pregnant, of course
you are, they saw you ovulate, they told you when to BD....of course it
worked this time!" ARg! that girl drives me crazy. She was wrong, I'm
not pregnant and therefore I had to spend my whole morning in the
crowded streets of china town searching for a herbalist.
Forgive me for my ignorance, but I kept having visions of finding
him in some dark basement, mixing potions with snake skins and
small animals. To my surprise though, I found him in a rather large,
clean and brightly lit herbal store, he was extremely helpful and
there were no small animals in sight. I handed over my prescription:
Then, in less then one hour, I went home with THIS:
YUP!! Those are my Fertility Herbs for 2 cycles. Each little paper
bag contains the herbs I need for the day, I boil them for 15min,
then drink them like a tea. There are different bags for different
phases of my cycle. To the right are the herbal remedies, a little
easier to take because they are just pills and don't taste as bad as
the tea's. The baggies in the front are filled with different types of
berries, I need to make those into tea's as well. Seems like a lot of
So, this is the protocol my naturopath recommended for 3 months.
I am 100% dedicated to my herbs and the rules that go along with
them. 8 hours of sleep, meditation, accupunture, yoga, ext. It sounds
kinda nice actually, and, if at the end of 3 months I am still not
pregnant....I pity the fool who looks at me and says "If you would
just relax it will happen"