File this under: two-week-wait rants. We are one week into a two-week-wait that seems like it’s taken about four months. This cycle has been crazy long because our nurse and doctor were pretty conservative with stimulating my follicles. That was a little agonizing, but going to the ER with ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome definitely would have been worse. … More Everything is a Pregnancy Symptom If You Google Hard Enough
If you had asked me what “stimming” was a week ago, I would have had no idea. Now… I’m intimately familiar with the concept. Last week I had a cycle day 14 ultrasound to see how this month’s follicles were coming in. I was super jazzed to go in and find out after getting the … More Shots, shots, shots, shots, shots, Everybody
The two-week-wait concept cracks me up. It feels more like a 31-day wait. Or a series of two-day waits… over and over and over again. I am antsy pretty much every day of the babymaking process, waiting around for the next opportunity to be one step closer to a pregnancy. When my period starts, I’m already … More 31-Day Wait
My head is still spinning a little bit from the morning’s fertility consult with our reproductive endocrinologist. There’s still a lot we need to wait and find out, but I walked out of that office a happy lady. Michael on the other hand: not so much. It was our first time visiting this doctor and … More Missing Cysts!
Christmas is just a few days away. Michael and I aren’t religious, but I like the holiday and we’re hosting a house full of family members who are, so it’s an exciting time and I can’t wait to have everyone together. At the same time, I’m kind of dreading it because we just heard the … More There Goes Another Month… Or More
The doctor’s nurse called. I don’t know what my progesterone level was last cycle, I just know it was too low on whatever rating scale they use to infer that I had ovulated. (Trust me, I have since done more research and am learning the right questions to ask with nearly every phone call.) When … More Asking Better Questions