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IVF #2: Feeling the Love...and the Burn!

The gate has officially dropped on our second cycle, and we are in the full swing of stimulation injections. Today is day two of stims, and this time around my injections are much more intense than they were in our first cycle. 413 more words


I don't see Xanax on my Prescription

Clinic nurse emailed my prescription today. I opened the attachment and had a mini anxiety attack:

  • Gonal, 5 ml – 5 Cartridges
  • Menoupur, 1 ml – 7 Vials…
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Soccer balls in my tummy

The Rooster and I have taken a different approach to this cycle…..and it feels a bit strange but also really good.  Basically we’re not thinking about it.   382 more words

Birds & The Bees

Medications Arrived!!

Our medications arrived today!! It was a bigger box than last time. We only got the medications for stimming. When we get ready to do our FET we will get another box of medications. 438 more words


She said... Trigger day, Pre-retrieval day, Retrieval day

It was the Friday before July 4th weekend, and while everyone was getting ready for sparklers, weekend bar-b-ques and family gatherings, we were busy taking injections, counting follicles, scheduling sonograms, etc. 1,107 more words


Righto, here we go!

144 days.  That’s how long it’s been since we became “unpregnant”.

It’s hard to believe that the pain fades somewhat over that time.  Every now and then I think about the day we found out our 7 week pregnancy was over and can’t believe we have managed to rebuild our lives and have found the strength to give it another go……. 551 more words

Birds & The Bees

IVF treatment

About a week after having the lumpectomy I started the IVF treatment. My hubby had a meeting in the city on the day of the appointment and as I wasn’t yet able to drive, he dropped me off at the clinic and would come and pick me up later. 851 more words