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The Anniversary of Our Last Embryo’s Last Trip

Last week marked the anniversary of our last IVF, with immunosuppression!  Luckily for me, I’ve been very busy at my new job, to think about it for too long. When you’ve been through IVF and the emotional roller coaster those shots cause, you … Continue reading

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Autoimmune disease sucks

Autoimmune disease sucks! I said it and I will repeat it. Autoimmune disease sucks! Big time. My immunologist told me my hashimoto’s thyroiditis was caused by Lyme disease. Did I mention I had Lyme in 1995? Yeah. My early twenties … Continue reading

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Rambles, weaning and life

My brain doesn’t stop! I sometimes question why my brain won’t let me rest? Why do I have to dwell on things? How come I just can’t get myself to live in the moment? I always imagined having a child … Continue reading

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Anti-paternal antigen-enough’s enough

“This is the hardest story that I’ve ever told, No hope, or love, or glory Happy endings gone forever more” – Mika, Happy Ending This is the song verse playing in my head. Because it is the hardest story I … Continue reading

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Embryos?

I apologize for not keeping you up to date. I’ve been working on staying positive and sending positive energy to the two in the lab. As my twitter friends already know, the second egg, the immature/M1 actually grew to an … Continue reading

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Quick, there’s a new plan!

I seem to “know” things. There was a good reason behind my panic to get all of my medications early. I felt that I needed to have the Cetrotide (was supposed to be the Ganorelix) and the Novarel (HCG) soon. … Continue reading

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My progress so far-hopefully no more tears

Last night I had what I’m pretty sure was an anxiety attack. The right side of my face was tingling and felt numb to my ear and eye. It was right after the injection. My husband got me a cold … Continue reading

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Pill Poppin Pin Cushion

This whole time, while planning for the IVF, I knew there would be many drugs to help me be able to get pregnant an satay pregnant. I knew about the prednisone and the femara, the follistim, Ganorelix and lovenox, the … Continue reading

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Anticipation for next week

It is approximately 5 or 6 days away from our IVF cycle start. The anticipation has begun. We are excited, scared, nervous and looking forward to it, all at the same time. We were talking about the first IVF cycle … Continue reading

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It’s time to go Gluten free:-(

All I can keep asking myself and my family is, what am I going to eat now? I already had such a limited diet. It just got a whole lot smaller. After years of having food sensitivities and allergies, I … Continue reading

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