Transfer went well. 🙂 Now the way too long version. I’ve been scolded for my bladder not being full enough the past 2 transfers so I came up with an elaborate plan with the cut off time of my last urination at 9:30a and the amount of liquid to consume after being 40 oz. I … Continue reading Enjoying Today
So, it's been awhile. In that time so much has happened. A D&C to clear out uterine polyps, an ERA determining that the timing of the first 2 transfers was off by 2 days, (still pissed about that), and then finally another transfer of our last 2 embryos. The D&C provided a wealth of information. … Continue reading Relieved
Ended up having a hysteroscopy instead of an SHG. That's the whole camera through the cervix while being pumped full of saline and watching the whole thing on a big screen next to my head. Fun. Actually, it wasn't bad. They added xanex to my pill lineup and increased my dosage of my pain medication … Continue reading What Next??
I lost 35 pounds before we attempted a second transfer. I heavily reduced the stress in my life. I waited until my favorite time of year to do the transfer. I had a positive attitude and called the embryos by their future names. On December 7th we transferred two of our frozen embryos. They were … Continue reading Now What?
So the first embryo transfer was a flop. Neither embryo took. And even with me getting nightly intramuscular progesterone shots, my period still came before receiving the negative pregnancy test. It sucked but having the breakthrough bleeding allowed for a gradual transition into realizing the fresh transfer wasn’t effective. That and the fact I took … Continue reading Just Waiting
My trigger shot went well and at 615a the following Monday, I was at the hospital getting ready for the egg retrieval. Because eggs and embryos are so sensitive to outside factors I couldn’t use sanitizer, soap, chapstick or anything else alcohol, petroleum based or scented that morning. 2 RNs, my RE, an anesthesiologist and … Continue reading F’ng PUPO
So much of this process is wait, wait, wait, wait, wait now go, hurry!! It’s no wonder people going through IVF seem a little anxious. Every person that’s ever given the advice of “just relax and it will happen” to someone struggling with infertility, truly needs to do a Freaky Friday switch with one of … Continue reading It’s Go Time!!!