Last night was the worst I’ve felt about this entire IVF protocol to date. I ugly cried in the evening and then I cried again this morning. Simultaneously hubs was incredibly supportive and comforting and honestly I don’t know how he handled it. As I said to him, “the string that was keeping me together… Read More Discouragement and more emotionally regulated this morning
***cursing rant ahead*** 1) we have a date for our embryo transfer- April 10th. We meet in two days to sign consents, then another 1.5 days until my ultrasound to start Lupron again, and then the entire process of estrogen and the progesterone shots and a million appointments and bloodwork in between. My- isn’t a… Read More Embryo transfers and a big F*** You
Yesterday was Wednesday- and almost two days following finding out how many useable embryos we have. I had called Tuesday to find out next steps and they told me our nurse would call the next day. She called in the morning, but only to tell us she’d have to call back because they didn’t have… Read More Keeping it honest
I couldn’t bring myself to write yesterday. I am thrilled that we have any options at all, and at the same time I’m so so discouraged. We want a big family. That means no matter what (unless twins or triplets happen from one embryo) that even if we are able to use both embryos and… Read More From 15 eggs down to 2 useable embryos
As we end our first full week back on birth control I’m left with the same feeling as before- it’s strange being on medications that help you get pregnant by not letting you get pregnant. It’s such a contradiction and I just don’t get it… either way, it’s Monday and I’m sitting waiting for that… Read More Contradictions and conundrums
Saturday afternoon update: We received a phone call from the embryologist at our fertility clinic returning our call from yesterday. Apparently they did not have our biopsy results and this woman gave me faith back in what’s going on. The simple act of confidently stating that she was following up with the lab and that… Read More Embryologists, geneticists, and reproductive endocrinologists Oh my!
Apparently, the “policy” is for the scientists to give the results only to the doctor and then for the doctor to give us the results. That won’t be until Monday. F*CK YOU.