I find myself in the same situation that I have been in before. My pregnancy made it just past 7 1/2 weeks, but then stopped growing. I feel broken, numb, and in a state of shock. I really thought this time was going to be different. I’ve been feeling the twinges and small symptoms that… Continue reading Not The Way It Was supposed To Go
That baby S is right on track. I am so relieved to have this hurdle over with. I know I am not out of the woods yet, but I am choosing to celebrate the small steps in this pregnancy. It is hard to do at times, but everyday I will put in the effort to… Continue reading And the ultrasound revealed…..
Today marks my 4th beta draw and I still have no idea what is going on. 9dp6dt: Beta 400 12dp6dt: Beta 380 14dp6dt: Beta 490 16dp6dt: Beta 890 I have to go back in Monday for another appointment to talk to my doctor and do some more blood work. At this point I am not… Continue reading My Wonky HCG levels
Another birthday has come and gone, and I am OK with that. I didn’t feel like celebrating or doing anything major for the 31st. I just felt like letting it go by un-noticed and without much fanfare. Usually, I am one who loves to celebrate my birthday and in the past I have never let… Continue reading Another Birthday in the books & Beta update
Yesterday was my beta day. And, it was positive. All I can think is….. here I go again. I am relieved that my body is giving me another chance at this. Before this morning I had convinced myself that I would be ok if I got a negative, because that would be better than going… Continue reading sixth time preggers
In the past almost three years I have been through a many Two Week Waits. I have awaited to find out if in fact I am pregnant and I have awaited the dreaded first ultrasound. The two-week wait can feel like torture and can be hard to navigate when all you want is for the… Continue reading Getting Throught The TWW
I am officially PUPO, again. I am really starting to hate the word that defines the wait as we transition from not really being pregnant to officially being pregnant. We have to act as if we are pregnant and abide to the rules regarding food and physical activity, but we really don’t know if there is… Continue reading PUPO….again.
This is the big question that so many of us in the IVF world have to ask ourselves. How many embryos should we transfer? It’s not always a simple answer, and as my FET is approaching I need to hurry up and decide. With our first transfer the decision was out of our hands as… Continue reading How many embryos to transfer?
Yesterday I had an appointment with my RE to check out my lining and make sure that my uterus is looking nice and comfy for my embryos to get all cozy in next week. I was quite pessimistic walking into the appointment as things in the past haven’t always gone my way. I was expecting… Continue reading The FET Is a Go
Monday was harder on me than I thought. I didn’t get all the answers that I was looking for and CCRM was not the magical place that I thought it would be. I thought I would walk through the double doors to the clinic and be greeted by answers….lot’s of answers, but nope. Our initial… Continue reading Second Opinion Fail