It’s that time again. My cycle has started anew and we are now going through our 2nd frozen embryo transfer (FET) cycle. I had my baseline ultrasound yesterday morning and started my medications. Continue reading “Starting Up Again”
We are at the end stages prepping for the embryo transfer! Leading up to the transfer I’ll be taking Femara and Gonal-F. If this sounds familiar to anyone, it should. Continue reading “Getting Closer!”
So the name of this game seems to be inconsistency. Our transfer date is no longer January 19, 2017. In fact we no longer know when our transfer date is.
We are getting closer and closer to the retrieval date! Our date has been set for Tuesday, November 8 at 12:15 PM. We are getting so close to knowing how many eggs we will have to work with. Continue reading “The Retrieval is in Sight”
Week 1 of the IVF retrieval process is just about done. We had another ultrasound today and Dr. Amols said everything was looking good. We have 8 growing follicles on one side and 6 on the other with the largest being 10mm. Continue reading “Close to Half Way There”
Yesterday was the first of many blood draws leading up to our retrieval. In preparation for all of the blood draws I am making sure that I am very well hydrated. Being dehydrated can make it harder for them to hit the vein on the first try, so I’m drinking a lot of water. Continue reading “Start of My Pin Cushion Life”
We are starting to get closer to doing our retrieval. Matthew and I drove to the pharmacy yesterday to get all of the meds I will need for the retrieval at the end of the month. We got a lot of boxes of medications, needles, bandaids, alcohol swabs, and finally a sharps container. I’m starting to feel more like a drug addict than I did before, at least it’s all prescribed? Continue reading “Getting Closer”
My last post was “All the Doctor’s Appointments” because at the time we had an appointment every day. Now I’m taking a lot of shots and a lot of different kinds of shots. Let me back up and start at the beginning, Continue reading “All the Shots”