Monthly Archives: June 2012

Embryo Transfer Day

We again were up early, waiting for the phone call which came earlier than expected today. The two embryos that were front runners yesterday had stayed front runners, with one of them just edging in front of the other. They … Continue reading

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Embryo Phone Call

The last few days have been hard, wondering what was happening at the clinic and today was the day we were due a phone call. Before 9am they said, but we were both up extremely early, just waiting with anticipation. … Continue reading

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Ovum Retrieval Day

So yesterday was the day of ovum retrieval, a procedure I was not looking forward to as I had never been into hospital for anything like that before.  But I guess in the whole scheme of things it wasn’t as … Continue reading

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The road to ovum retrieval

Today was my second stimulation scan and I was told that I was ready for ovum retrieval on Monday.  This is an exciting and scary thought all in one go. They explained I have one ovary working harder than the other, … Continue reading

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Happy Stimulation

After sitting in the waiting room, worrying about all the bad things that could happen, I’m not sure it could have gone any better. I was told my follicles were suitably stimulated nicely & my womb lining was thickening perfectly … Continue reading

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First Stimulation Scan

Currently sat in the waiting room, waiting for my first stimulation scan. I’m a little scared, so many things going through my head. Have I been taking the injections right? Are they going to stop my cycle? Stupid really I … Continue reading

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Good Days & Bad Days

Yesterday was a particularly down day. Mostly due to me being alone all day, but I just couldn’t seem to motivate myself to do anything. So instead, I wallowed in my own self pity & cried a few times at TV … Continue reading

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The next injection

It’s weird, I’m not sure I’ve ever thought about something so much. All I can think about from the moment I administer my injections, is the next lot of injections. Is this normal? I think, in my world, it’s because … Continue reading

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Stimulation Period Pains

Today is day 4 of my stimulation drug and everything is going OK so far.  The Stimulation drug is a bit more painful than the Down Regulation drug but it’s not too bad.  I definitely find it easier to put … Continue reading

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Emotions Running High

As the nurses had always told me to keep an eye on the amount of drugs I was using, I thought I’d just check to make sure. I noticed that I was a day short with my stimulation drug before … Continue reading

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