Last week, I talked through all of my Day 3 testing, how painful that was, and the next test. Today was that next test…my hysteroscopy. To say I was nervous would be a HUGE understatement. From the reading and research I had done, this was going to be painful, but I’d be asleep. From nursesContinue reading “Oh Monday, Monday, I am glad you are gone”
Today was Cycle Day 3 which means testing, testing, and more testing. As excited as we were to start this process, I was grossly unprepared for the effects. Fingers crossed that we won’t have to repeat this day for quite a while!
Here is the first post of the new series! “I want a baby, but” … is my short story series where I’ll touch on a wide range of topics–the good, the bad, the ugly of trying to conceive.
Today’s post: I want a baby, but not thinking about my cycle has been wonderful!
The day before Thanksgiving, we had our first second-opinion doctor’s appointment. We decided to go with this doctor and say NO to IVF … December is shaping up to be an incredibly busy month with loads of testing scheduled around the holidays!
Our first doctor appointment was pretty positive and pretty overwhelming. We received more information that we could’ve imagined and knew what to do with and were given a map of what will happen next. (Finally a real, check-the-boxes plan!) Now, we just need to decide what that next step will actually be: IVF or a different doctor.
After 3 miscarriages, you would think that I’d have experienced a complication or two, but I haven’t (luckily)…until now. Thank you miscarriage #4, I so appreciate that (hint of sarcasm)! Luckily, there were some answers and a little silver lining.
Waiting for and heading into that first high risk OB appointment is nerve racking! After a few weeks of letting my nerves get the better of me, I got organized. Today, I’m sharing 3 questions I asked and why I’m grateful to have done so.
MTHFR…No, it’s not an abbreviation for a curse word…this time! It’s time to talk about our second appointment and the information we got regarding gene mutation and autoimmune issues.
Never in a million years did I think I’d be writing about our infertility journey. Or that this would even be our story to tell! For those interested, here is a brief overview of our infertility journey of from October 2013 to August 2017.