So this is the very delayed update to this post from last week. We made our way through traffic Friday morning for the CD9 ultrasound. For reference, the wife was on Femara for 5 days and then did two 75ml injections of Follistim. We didn’t quite know what to expect going into the appointment because […]Read more "How to Coast Like an Expert"
While the wife and I won’t make our way to the doctor again until Friday (OK, I don’t do much except sit there and try to remember stuff, she does the hard work), there is a lot going on this week in terms of medications and hope. So, while I stew in my never-ending desire […]Read more "CD5 – Time for Drug Education"
We’ll call it a Thanksgiving miracle. Or maybe it’s just good karma from being nice with our families. Or it could be simply us being rewarded for our patience. Or most likely our doctors know what they’re doing and their strategies are finally working. What am I talking about? Well, as of yesterday my wife […]Read more "There Will Be Blood"
In life, timing is everything. As after my wife’s appointment Monday we learned that the timing for this month is simply not going to work out. While everyone involved really wanted to get on the Femara, Follistim, Ovidrel, IUI path, our Thanksgiving holiday travel plans are forcing us to put everything off for a month. […]Read more "Timing is Everything"
Originally posted on Making Baby Brown:
Take this post how you will but I write this to inform opposed to venting… Well maybe a little venting but MOSTLY to educate those who may not understand the effects their usually well intentioned words may have on those trying hard to conceive.Some choose to keep their journey…
If you had asked me a year ago to name as many hormones as possible, I may have been able to remember both testosterone and estrogen. Little did I know that my basic knowledge of the endocrine system was not only inadequate, but completely useless. When it comes to sweet, sweet baby-making, it turns out […]Read more "Hormones: My New Nemesis"