Category Archives: Drugs and Medications

Transfer Day

What a magical day! After a good night’s sleep (and some great baby dreams) I woke up and went for a walk. It was a gorgeous spring morning. I wanted blood flow and fresh air. We killed time until we … Continue reading

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Cruisin’ for a Bruisin’

I’m not one to bruise easily. I never have been. It takes a lot for me to turn color, so I consider myself lucky when I look at these pics. My acupuncturists tells me that some women’s bellies are just … Continue reading

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Retrieval Surgery Day

Dreamy Dreams I had a good night’s sleep. I dreamt that Gina and I renewed our vows and got married again. It was our dear friend Jill Wooldridge that married us. I also remember my computer chord plugging in to … Continue reading

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Here we go!!!

It’s been a very exciting day! We are just about done with meds and all set for surgery on Wednesday to retrieve my pretty little eggs. I met with Dr. H this morning to do final vaginal ultrasound (for now) … Continue reading

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Hormonal Torpor

The last few days have been intense- to say the least. The hormones that are racing through my body are making me feel… I can hardly even describe. I feel like my energy and aura is supple, squishy, permeable and … Continue reading

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Trigger Happy

Follicle and Surgery Update Normally one goes to the doc about every other day but because my follicles are all growing at such different rates, I’ve been having to go daily since Thursday. This means extra vaginal ultrasounds and blood … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of an IVF Recipient

Gina and I woke up early this morning, mixed our Menapur cocktail, got dressed, shot me up and headed out the door to the doctor’s office. There was an accident on the Marquim bridge and snow on the west side … Continue reading

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