May the embryos be ever in your favor: Transfer Day

(Somehow we lost the one in 18 between the car and the office) oops! My transfer was scheduled for 11:15 and they told me to arrive with a full bladder. They, unfortunately, were short 2 nurses and didn’t end up starting till about 12:30. I. Had. To. Pee. So. Bad. Apparently it’s not a formContinue reading “May the embryos be ever in your favor: Transfer Day”

Survival before Transfer

So as you may have guessed, there were a lot of steps after Krystal’s Egg Retrieval and before that positive pregnancy test; allow me to recap. Day 9 – Things are going super smooth for me. I am on my 9th day of Estrogen and haven’t really noticed any changes aside from a horrible caseContinue reading “Survival before Transfer”

Top 10 Must-Haves for the IVF

  Must-Haves for IVF  Organization: ($12.49) The goal before Embryo Transfer is to increase the thickness of the uterine lining. Because of this there are all sort of pills that I have to take throughout the day in order to stimulate lining growth. A simple Monday – Friday pill organizer was just not going to cutContinue reading “Top 10 Must-Haves for the IVF”

“A Little Less than Awesome”

Our doctors words before Krystal’s egg retrieval were, “Madi you are going to feel awesome in the next few weeks, Krystal…. you’ll feel a little less than awesome.” Oh how true these words were. Krystal seemed to be having a hard time bouncing back from the retrieval; between the nausea, bloating, dizziness, and vomiting sheContinue reading ““A Little Less than Awesome””

Egg Retrieval Day

We spent so long waiting for this day to arrive and it has come and gone before we could even realize it. Krystal did amazing for her Egg Retrieval and all the nurses and doctors were fabulous as usual at RMA. Krystal’s mom, Diana, came with us since I was going to have to workContinue reading “Egg Retrieval Day”