OVARY UPDATE! Y'all, we should be so proud of my ovaries today! They are just preforming like CHAMPS! Yet again, bright an early this morning, April and I headed over to the IVF Lab at Walter Reed a day early to check out how everything was coming along. Blood work come first and then we … Continue reading Ovary Update: Stims Day 5
Today will mark the fourth day of four shots per day and the sixth day of shots total. And, because I promised to be real, I feel like garbage. I feel like all of my bodily functions cease at my ovaries, like my whole body and energy are being redirected to help grow all 36 … Continue reading Stims day four + the Final DC trip
This will be a quick update because I wanted to get a few thoughts down since I've started my injections but I am also a walking zombie tonight! I just got in from the most lovely, emotional and beautiful wedding this evening! I had a great time and was support by the most thoughtful, hardworking … Continue reading SHOTS
I promise, all caps were completely necessary for the title of this update. I seriously cannot tell you how excited I am that this day is finally here. This day represents years of hard work, weeks of phone calls, many, many notarized forms. Emails to and from Tim, the IVF Dept and my Repro Endo … Continue reading BASELINE DAY
As I type this I am taxiing on to a runway headed to DC on the first of four flights in my very near future. Today is the day! Almost... Tomorrow is actually the day. The first of four of the most important days of my pre-child life. Before go down that rabbit hole, I … Continue reading Today is (almost) the day
Today marks 7 days since I started the birth control pills. If this confuses you, see previous posting for the details on this seemingly counter intuitive step. So far, I am feeling good! I have tolerated the hormones pretty well, though I did succumb to tears early Sunday morning after getting home from a very … Continue reading 7 day update
Wow, wow, wow! You guys, I have SO MUCH to update you about! It appears as though I took an accidental hiatus for a short time because so very much has been happening across many aspects of our lives. I'm really looking forward to updating y'all! Cycle UpdateI'll start with the reason many of you … Continue reading Did you say, “birth control”?