I finally feel relaxed and content about where we are on hold at in our IVF process! Last Thursday i got the final cut and our genetics report from San Francisco, or where ever it was! I was pleased with the results! For now we will kind of be at a stand still on our … Continue reading The Genetics are in!
Hey Guys! Here is the anticipated embryo report, we have been waiting all week to get to this point. We still have a long journey ahead of us, but are happy to have gotten to this point. I just finally am starting to feel normal again, I am so happy to be off of those … Continue reading The BIG Embryo Report
We are four days out from our egg retrieval! The past 1-2 days have been great, finally getting back to my normal self, not constantly attached to a heating pad laying on my side or belly! My bloating got to a point where I legitimately could have shot maternity pictures and nobody would've bat an eye! … Continue reading Anxiety Got the Best of Me
Hey guys, just wanted to do an almost real time update about where we are with our eggs. Unfortunately we got a call yesterday that only half of our embryos made it to fertilize. Out of the 26 eggs we retrieved, 23 were mature, and only 13 fertilized with the help of ICSI. I was … Continue reading Bump in the Road
Hey All... Im back! Yesterday was a struggle, and today is significantly better but I really am in no shape to get in front of a camera. Egg retrieval went well, it felt.... less then amazing. We got there bright and early with our donuts, and were moved back into our pre/post procedure room. I … Continue reading Egg Retrieval Update
Just wanted to take a moment to update you all on how I am feeling the day before our egg retrieval. I am so emotional, could it be the hormones? probably. Ive done pretty good at keeping the waterworks to a minimum until today. We have so much to be thankful for: our jobs, our … Continue reading Egg Retrieval Eve!
Hey Guys tonight we got the go ahead to pull the trigger! This is my day in a nutshell! Monitoring appointment... sleep... wake... get Trigger news....get nervous... head to the station so my husband can give me the butt shot! Its almost Go Time! Im just praying all of the ups and downs of this … Continue reading Its Go Time!
Stim Day 9 Stim Day 9... Stim Day 9.... First I just want to say you arent missing a whole lot if you skip this video.... but I needed I needed a morning rant, and to speak great things into existence! Hopefully all of this will end up being well worth it, and we don't … Continue reading Stim Day 9: Morning Rant!
Cheers! We made it to Stim Day 7. Not to say I have turned into a professional at injections (well I am a nurse so I guess I kind of already am) but I would say I could whip out my needles and meds and have it injected into my tummy in less then 2 … Continue reading Stim Day 7: Rambling!
Stim Day 5- It was a good day today! I have been so nervous for this appointment, I actually listened to some guided meditation videos on youtube on the way to this appointment. CRAZY because they really work. Like I said in the video I would tell you what OHSS stands for its Ovarian Hyperstimulation … Continue reading Stim Day 5- First Ultrasound Update