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Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night

I had my first monitoring appointment today, exactly a week after my cycle almost fell apart. Monitoring is normally more frequent by now but because of the confusion with the birth control and my estrogen level, my schedule got bumped by 3 days. 1,476 more words

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This hair loss thing. It happened. I took it in my stride. I am now used to donning headwear when out in public and on cold winter days and nights.  70 more words

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Getting Ready for IUI and Other Random News

IF News:

We went out of town today for my doctor’s visit. There was some accrediting organization there today. This caused my appointment to be about 30 minutes later than the scheduled time. 612 more words

Last ever injection!

I officially have finished all the required injections for this cycle of IVF!
Gonal fDone!
CetrotideFinished!
TriggerCompleted!

I’m pretty proud. 1,031 more words

4th Ultrasound

Just got done with my 4th ultrasound. We are seeing progress, however still not enough!

So I get into the room, we are doing the ultrasound and I’m looking up at the screen and I can see we are looking at my right ovary. 698 more words

3rd Ultrasound

I had my third ultrasound today, well, for this cycle anyway. I must say, I envy the movies at this point. So many people in tv shows are like… 387 more words

2nd ultrasound

Didn’t go so well. Not everything is growing at the speed that the doctor would like. Normally, a follicle should grow between 1-4mm a day at least. 185 more words