Category Archives: Eggs and Embryos

Operation Bedrest Complete!

Intense bedrest phase is officially over and we did great! It took a small village, though, that’s for sure. Gina was amazing. And I didn’t do so bad myself, either. I followed instructions really well (even when part of me … Continue reading

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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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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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Eve of Retrieval Surgery

Feeling Full Today is the day before the surgery. I feel so full. Full of goddess energy as my friend John says. Full of eggs, I say. My estrogen is likely over 4000 today but I am already feeling better … 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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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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Egg Update

Sunday morning now. Gina and I went in to Dr. H’s office to get my second vaginal ultrasound and second blood draw¬†of the week. We last left off with one rebel follicle growing larger than it’s litter mates. We upped … Continue reading

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