BFP

I had my first frozen embryo transfer (FINALLY) on July 12, 2017. It was so quick, I was surprised. After it was over I said “Thats it?” to our RE. And he said “Thats it!” and smiled.   My husband drove me home and I was afraid to even walk (yes I know it won’t…

Frozen Embryo Transfer

So today is the day…..I’m feeling a ton of mixed emotions but mostly I’m nervous. I’m trying not to get TOO excited-I want to be realistic about the outcomes, but have been praying daily for the best.  In about 5 hours I’ll be at the Doctor being joined with our 5 day old embryo! Science…

That was a brief intermission

It’s been about 3 months since my last post. I realized quickly that this journey can take over your life both physically and mentally.  I was so stressed and obsessed with reading and learning what I could about everything that I started to lose focus on who I was and how to love my husband…

I sure am lucky!

I’ve some how gotten really lucky the past few days.  I am still going to my IVF consult on April 5th, but a friend of a friend is a retired Embryologist, and I got the pleasure of speaking with her yesterday.  She answered a lot of questions I had, but more importantly (because she dealt…

Consult

So two days ago, the Dr. recommend we stop medication and that our best bet financially and time wise would be IVF. I called and made the consult appointment. It is in about 3 weeks which gives me some time to destress and enjoy life without any medications or appointments.  However, I feel like IVF…

The beginning

Over the past 15 months, my husband and I have been trying to conceive.  After several doctor’s appointments, we have found ourselves at the beginning of the journey down the IVF road. I’m writing this blog in hopes to help me emotionally get through the time ahead.  Talking about it to the same people every…