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Day 8 - A Day Closer But Not Quite There

So today I had an early morning appointment – blood work and a follicle scan. Largest follicle is at 13 and we have some other large ones. 144 more words



Here are the numbers from today – retrieval won’t be until Friday or Saturday which is better for work, but my tummy is SO uncomfortable with these giant follices!! 33 more words


first post...where we have been

Our journey started about a little over a year ago when we got married. We tried to conceive the ‘old fashioned’ way but I wasn’t ovulating regularly – rewind, I had been on the birth control for about 16+ years prior to getting married.   2,153 more words


"Follicle Follies"

“Imagine if hair,
was as alive as skin.
The pain of defeat,
Could never surpass a trim.”



Injection Days 10, 11, & 12 & Saturday Appointment

My stomach is looking more and more like a pin cushion every day. I have some bruises from injections but nothing too bad.

I am EXHAUSTED all the time. 256 more words

Injection Day 9 - Good News

So, we have driven two hours round trip out of town so far on Saturday, Tuesday, and Thursday. We will be returning this Saturday as well. 222 more words

Injection Day 7 - Bad Day

I had a blood draw and ultrasound today. (Note: The ultrasound was more uncomfortable than usual as I can feel that my ovaries have gotten bigger today!) My Estradiol went up to 217 which is apparently good. 468 more words