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My Ovaries Are The Size Of Oranges!

Last I updated, I was waiting for my period to start so I could begin my injections for our first round of IVF. Well it’s been almost two weeks since I started my needles and I am very excited to say that tomorrow I am having my egg retrieval! 1,092 more words


#25 First Night of Shots!

For what felt like the first time in a long time, things are happening right on schedule! I got my period on Wednesday (5/17), just as predicted. 875 more words

Welcome To Our Infertile Life... Part 3

There are a lot of details to cover in our 2 year journey to conceive and this is Part 3 of our story. If you haven’t had a chance yet, make sure you check out Part… 1,364 more words


Injections continue + Follicle scan 1

Kate continues to inject herself daily, in the evening after dinner. She’s doing so well, but does not recommend injecting in thigh tissue as that area seems to be more sensitive and therefore more painful than abdominal tissue. 216 more words


We Have Antral Follicles!

Today is CD 3 so I went in for my scan and blood work for this next IUI cycle.

We have four antral follicles!!!

“They are small, we can’t tell if they will grow yet but hopefully they will with the meds.” Okay, I’ll take it! 525 more words

Baseline Scan: Number 2

November 10th 2016.

Today is a big day for us. Today, after a month of suppressing our natural menstrual cycles, we will have our baseline scans at our fertility clinic and Kate will begin injecting a fertility hormone called follicle stimulating hormone (FSH). 546 more words


The Journey So Far...My egg retrieval

I started this blog in the middle of my “cancer journey” (I hate that I just used that phrase). So here’s the rundown so far. 713 more words

Egg Retrieval