I cancelled my appointment for me most recent depo shot in late July, I have been on the shot since October of 2005 (almost 11 years) and had to stop getting it due to issues with my health insurance no longer covering it. I did not experience any of the extensive bleeding that I have read of, during my treatment. I started getting the shot for birth control instead of taking the pill because my doctor thought it would be safer with my history of subcutaneous blood clots after a car accident. I'm curious about the range of time that it could take before I am fertile again and begin having periods again. My husband is having a vasectomy in a couple of weeks so we can eliminate the cost of birth control entirely, but I am trying to determine my risk of becoming pregnant during the 6 months before he will no longer be fertile.