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!

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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

Needles and stuff

IVF UpdateSo it has begun. IVF round 2 is well underway. I started Lupron last Saturday, without any drama. I had DH do the shots for me for about a week since I just couldn’t stab myself with the tiny needle. But something came over me a few nights ago, and I said, screw it, I’m doing this myself. So here we are, about a week left of lupron, and I’m doing the shots myself! Woot! Continue reading

I’m back…kind of…

FET 2 UpdateIt’s been a while since I’ve logged into my account, or read your posts. I just haven’t been feeling up to it. But I thought I’d give an update on what’s going on. As you know from the last post, our first FET didn’t work. We transferred our second, and last embryo on Friday, July 3. Continue reading

FET #1 Update

FET Update
I am currently on day 21 of our first FET cycle. I must say, an FET cycle is a lot less stressful than a fresh IVF cycle. I don’t have to worry about going to the clinic everyday for blood work and ultrasounds, I don’t need to get jabbed with needles every night, and I don’t need to worry about my ovaries being over stimulated. Continue reading

Raging Hormonal Bitch…That’s ME!

I’ve been on Estrace 3 times a day for about 2 weeks now. I never had hormonal mood swings when I took birth control, so this whole emotional thing is all new to me. This might be a rant post, so I apologize if I come across whiny. Continue reading