Yesterday we had our first trimester screening to find out about any abnormalities and to do more blood work (yay) to screen for trisomy 13, 18, and 21. Doc said everything was looking good and even went so far as to say that he wasn’t worried about me miscarrying at this point! Doctors never give… Read More First trimester screening
Happy early birthday to me, I turn 30 tomorrow! Best gift of all, almost being out of our first trimester and a sharp reduction in morning sickness over the past few weeks. Still getting some from time to time, but otherwise I’m doing so much better. The worst part? I still don’t sleep well- as… Read More On the 12th week of pregnancy my true love gave to me….
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