Ok people this post has been on my mind since ending the PiO shots and starting the vaginal suppositories. This little guy: Is a vaginal suppository of progesterone. You take the oblong pill, tuck it in the applicator, and insert it up your lady bits. Naturally, as your body heats up the pill it starts… Read More Let’s get real about progesterone suppositories
Yesterday was tough. We were coming home from visiting our goddaughter for her first communion and passed by our alma mater, so of course we stopped at a favorite restaurant and dug in for lunch. Let’s just say that our little lentil was quite unhappy with my food choices after the fact. No problems eating… Read More Starting week 9
I have so much bruising and redness at this point that my last shot I couldn’t even feel it… as in, it’s numb and I worry that the nerves are dead there. It’s ridiculous and I’m so ready to be done with the shots. Doing the suppositories isn’t exactly going to be a walk in… Read More 6 more PiO shots!
After 6 months of poking, prodding, surgeries, and medications I am pregnant. I’m one of the lucky ivf patients who got pregnant on the first ivf cycle. After all of this work we are over the moon to be pregnant, so you could see how devastating it is to have something go wrong. On Monday… Read More Terrors of a Subchorionic Hemorrhage
Ok here’s the funny part: On the way home from work I had some gas and at one point I swear to you I thought I sharted. Not a proud moment but it’s life we have to laugh to avoid crying. I was able to joke it off with a phone call to a friend… Read More Blood and miscarriage fears
I did the math the other day and as of right now I have taken a total of 67 progesterone in sesame oil shots and I still have 19 shots left before I am switched to suppositories (42 to be exact). You know, when you look at all of the numbers it’s pretty crazy to… Read More 19 more PIO shots to go..
We had our ultrasound and we officially have one growing baby! We went from 15 eggs down to one (so far) successful implantation. I’m officially official six weeks pregnant!!!! I’m not going to lie though, there’s a HUGE part of me that’s sad we aren’t getting twins. I am incredibly joyful for he chance at… Read More Mom and Dad of one