Egg Retrieval and Embryo Update

The retrieval happened on Tuesday!! There’s good news and bad news. Bad news: my RE didn’t do the retrieval, and now three days later, I’m still full of gas. I’m pretty sure it’s not OHSS since it’s my upper abdomen that’s bloated, and I just feel gassy.ER Embryo Continue reading

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Microblog Mondays: IVF #2 End of Stims!

#MicroblogMondays

I had my trigger shot last night, and I’m needle free today after taking injections for three weeks!! The injections this time were a little more challenging. DH gave me a HUGE bruise a last week, and I gave myself a little one a couple of days ago. Continue reading

Post Egg Retrieval and Embryo Update

It’s been four days since my egg retrieval, and I’m happy to say that I’m feeling pretty good. I had some bloating in my abdomen on the first day, but by the day after, I was feeling almost 100%. I skipped my Bar Method on Tuesday, but I’ve been back everyday since Wednesday.IVF with ICSI - Post Egg Retrieval and Embryo Update Continue reading

#MicroblogMonday – Egg Retrieval Day!

IVF Update-Egg RetrievalI’m writing this on Sunday. As you’re reading this, I’m either in the procedure, or recovering. I’m excited, but I also feel a sense of dread. It feels like this is the beginning of the end, instead of the beginning. Continue reading

It’s trigger time!

I just got back from what I think is my last monitoring appointment. Everything looks good! I think I have 15 follicles that are bigger than 12mm. I ended up being an hour late for work because I had to wait for the trigger shot instructions! Maybe the purpose of IVF is to make us more patient for when we become mothers. HAHAPregnyl Trigger Shot Continue reading