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Living: IVF Update


If you’ve followed along thus far, you’ll know in my last update (here) that I had just begun daily Lupron injections. I was about a week out from my second injection of the day, Menopur/Gonal F. 2,208 more words

Living: Infertility

F*** You Folliculitis

A week ago, I suffered unbearable itchiness on my face. Also, tiny lumps that feels disgusting under my palms. On the first day that I realized that I have these tiny lumps on my forehead, I immediately called 811 to ask some initial suggestions on what I have. 872 more words

My Moments In Life

Timing is everything!

I mean it with IVF everything is timed; and measured. After two scans going in the right direction, follicles growing? Check. A dominant follicle showing? Check, on the second scan. 416 more words


EGGcellent news🥚🥚🥚

Tonight was day 10 of stims. I had a monitoring appointment bright & early this morning and we have 19 follicles growing!! Now most likely they won’t all be mature at time of retrieval but so happy that my softball sized ovaries are responding to meds at least! 197 more words

Hello from the unemployed world.

Hi there! I’ve been so quiet lately, I know. I’m pretty much unemployed (not luck on that department) and un-pregnant (no luck on that one either). 77 more words

IVF:Giving body shots a whole new meaning

Day 4 of stims but 6 days since I started Lupron injections. After 6 days i truly thought i had it down, but I’ve made my stomach look like a banana you forgot about in your work desk drawer🤦🏻‍♀️. 294 more words

Making embryos

So, we made embryos…or tried to. It didn’t work.

I couldn’t post this right away. I was too sad.

We gave ourselves two months off since the last egg retrieval, where I got 3 eggs to freeze. 716 more words

Egg Freezing