First, an update for everyone (from the wife herself): After the progesterone shot the day of the last formal meeting with the doctor, another period came! It came on Wednesday, which was a pleasant surprise for a couple of reasons. It means this drug induced-period thing that the doctors have been trying for the last […]Read more "A Word From “The Wife”"
So, the last month didn’t quite go as planned. As I explained here, the latest attempt to create the follicle response needed for an IUI didn’t happen like the doctors or us hoped. But, we met with the doctor, and he assured us that we shouldn’t lose hope, we shouldn’t let ourselves get too down, […]Read more "New Cycle: New Hope"
I was planning on writing a happy update this morning about this morning’s ultrasound. I was hoping to write about how I love making my wife laugh while she strips off her pants and waits for the tech. I had been doing research on IUIs because I wanted this post to be about us moving […]Read more "Duck Follicles"
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"
Originally posted on Living & Loving Life:
Let me start off by saying this is the majority NOT all and NOT me. I’m trying to explain how MOST woman feel about it from what I’ve seen. I am not like MOST women MOST of the time. That being said, let’s get started… So since this…
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"
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"