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
I woke up Monday, January 22nd, with a cough. It was one of those coughs that felt heavy in your chest. I ignored it because I felt okay, woke Steve up, and headed to Atlanta for my Midpoint Ultrasound. Traffic was great, and we got there early. Steve and I were led back to the … Continue reading Midpoint Mania
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
Happy New Year!!! 2017 is behind us, and for me, 2017 was one of the weirdest and interesting years. I got diagnosed with PCOS a week into January. In May and June, my mother has some life-threatening health issues (thankfully, she is doing better.) I had another chemical pregnancy in August. My 1st IUI failed. … Continue reading 2018!
Happy Holidays!! I hope everyone had a wonderful time with their families and friends. Here’s to a wonderful and fulfilling #2018! #pcos #infertility #iui #fertility
**Note: I know it is several days past my testing date, but I had to process everything before posting.*** My first IUI failed. Dammit. I knew that there was only a 20% chance of it working, but Steve and I really hoped we would be making a Christmas announcement. On Wednesday morning, I cried from … Continue reading Reset the Clock
Hey, everybody! Sorry for being MIA for a while. It has been crazy for the last week and a half. I will quickly get y'all up to date. I had the IUI on November 29th, and it all of the numbers, etc. looked great! My clinic is extremely hopeful and positive about our chances. 😁 … Continue reading Back to Writing
Steve and I went back to the doctor today for my second midpoint ultrasound, and my ovaries looked great! That means we are go for launch! Woo! That's right! After I give myself the trigger shot on Tuesday, Steve and I will go through the IUI process on Wednesday! Woo!! Okay, so some of you … Continue reading IUI Can’t Believe It’s Happening!
I usually don't have appointments on Saturday morning, but in this world of endless possibilities, I did. I headed back to the doctor's office to do a check of my ovaries on cycle day 10. In order to move to the IUI, my ovaries have to contain maturing follicles. Dr. Namnoum was optimistic that I … Continue reading Midpoint Ultrasound (Short Post)