Category Archives: Firsts

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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First Fight

Which is better than a fist fight, if you think about it. We’ve been warned (a lot) that this process will induce abnormal amounts of tension in a relationship. Boy howdy. I try to imagine what it’s like for Gina … Continue reading

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First Round of Stimulants

We came home from the brunch and got to putting together the first round of stimulants. The morning injection is called Menapur (the evening one is Follistim). The Menapur requires some mixing of 3 different vials. The first time we … Continue reading

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The first shot.

Last night at 10:30pm Gina administered our first shot of Luprin. I’m sure after a few days (much less weeks) this will be old hat but for now, I wanted to document it. For the record, Gina was great and … Continue reading

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IVF Class #1

Thursday, February 10th I started the very first day of a professional training in Core Energetics. The course is four long weekends (Th-Sun) from 10am-6pm over the course of three years. I’d been waiting about 6 months for it to … Continue reading

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