I’m just another woman in her mid-20s trying to have a baby. I love acupuncture, tea, walking, yoga and massages. I have a healthy skepticism of Western Medicine. I try to keep a good sense of humor about all of the baby-making, but sometimes it gets hard. Then I get snarky, laugh and feel better. I hope this may make someone else feel better, too : )
TTC since March 2012
IUI #1- July 2013- BFN
IUI #2- August 2013- BFN
IUI #3 with Femera- September 2013- BFN
Late August 2013- Varicocele surgery for The Man
January 2014- new insurance coverage cycle and great report from Urologist!
February 2014 IUI #1 with Follistim 75(restarting because of sperm issue) ??? BFN
2 follicles, 5 million sperm
April 2014 IUI #2 Folistim 75IU BFN
2 follicles, 900,000 sperm
May 2014 IUI #3 (5) Follistim 150IU- produced WAYYY too many follicles (12+) and was told to “abstain” this cycle. WRONG. We tried anyway, and…. BFN
June 2014- consult for IVF and I have a 15 day cycle, which bumps our IVF up from August to July. Here we gooooooooo…
June 17, 2014- START BCP for IVF. I didn’t even know which pills were “active”?! Oh dear…
July 2- start Lupron
July 24- Retrieval day! 14 eggs retrieved!
Egg update: 14 retrieved- 14 fertilized with ICSI. Day 2, 12 are still growing.
July 29 – Transfer Day. 2 day 5 blastocysts transferred (hatching) and 2 blasts frozen. Stick babies, stick!
August 4- have meltdown and epic tantrum. Recover.
August 7- Beta test #1: