I'm battling severe depression. I've fought it in the past, but this time, it got really bad. I started feeling depressed in January, but after my third early miscarriage in March, I was suddenly off fertility meds after taking a lot of them in the last 3 out of 4 months. My hormone levels were … Continue reading Poppy Seeds
We are back at the beginning today. It was a biochemical pregnancy, and period started on top of it. I am sad but hopeful. At the fertility specialist getting checked out. Also there to see if we can do another IUI cycle or if we need to wait this one out. Keep positive. Stay positive. … Continue reading Reset Again
So... the last cycle was a bust, again. Sigh. As of this post, I'm on cycle day 1. I head to my baseline ultrasound on cycle day 3, and if everything looks good, we keep moving forward. Last cycle was stressful. My ovaries were being slow moving jerks. Steve and I got the flu. We … Continue reading Try Again You Must
This cycle has been a very frustrating cycle. Below is an actual photo of me sitting in the waiting room after my 3rd midpoint ultrasound. Review (You can read in more detail on the following posts: Midpoint Mania and Update Time): First, it was the weird beginning of my cycle (what I thought was the start … Continue reading Third Time’s a What Now?
I was able to go to round 2 of my Midpoint Ultrasound on Thursday. No fever for over 24 hours. I just felt super run-down and tired, but I powered through so that I had a chance of an IUI this month. (When I got home over an hour later, I was exhausted, coughing, and … Continue reading Update Time
Well, here we are again: the beginning of an IUI cycle. Part of me feels like I have a lot riding on this cycle. (More below.) The second part is just stressed because I have to be out of the classroom for a day or so to deal with this. (Teacher problems...) The other part … Continue reading Hope and Disappointment