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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


It’s finally here! First day of stimulation medication!!! While I’m so excited we are finally at this next stage I am terrified of the havoc these hormones are going to wreak on my body. 221 more words

Weekend Update

Friday I had my earliest appointment yet: 6:45 am.  It was really quick, unlike waiting for the phone call from my nurse about what was next.   257 more words


And Ganirelix Makes Three

Sunday morning was spent like most other Sundays…a drive up the Thruway to the doctor’s office for blood work and an ultrasound at 8am.  Just like the other appointments, it was easy.   976 more words


Swings and roundabouts

The brilliant news is that my follicles are doing all they should and so we’ll be collecting eggs – hopefully on Friday.

The less good news is that the polyp is definitely there and definitely big enough that it needs to be dealt with before I can look to implant the embryos . 148 more words


Are we nearly there yet?

So, what is this? Day 9?

I have been scanned, had so many bloody tests and, oh yes, injected enough hormones into my body to, well, to hopefully make my follicles grow until they are all fat and round. 266 more words



It’s Saturday morning–correction!  It’s Saturday afternoon and I’m relaxing on the couch while Mike wrestles with Charlotte.  I can’t wrestle with her or run with her currently, I’m on restricted exercise while my follicles (and eggs we hope?!) grow.   998 more words