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Pain in the butt

The past few weeks have been a real pain in my butt, literally. We have been doing the Progesterone in Oil injections for about five weeks now. At first they were a real irritation. The injections would hurt going in and a little coming out and my butt was always a little sore. In the past two weeks the whole thing is like ten times worse. The injections hurt like hell going in, plunging the oil and coming out. I have bruises all over. I have huge bumps (like 2 inches across) from the scar tissue. It hurts to sit down or roll over in my sleep. We have to use a massager every night to minimize the scarring. It is a real treat trying to find a site each night that has not yet been injected. I know that I have several more weeks of this to boot.

I guess some day when my son or daughter tells me that I am mean I can remind them that I had to put up with this pain in the butt, so I guess I can put up with them.


Mandy 11:38 AM  

I know how much it stinks and I went through a similar time too where I just wanted them over. Anyway to get your RE to check your progesterone level and possibly switch you to something else? Or let you wean off of them entirely?

Just a thought. I'm sure you've already had the same one...

KrisAndRod 2:01 PM  

Maybe the struggles we have to deal with during pregnancy are so that one day we can say "You know, I put up with an awful lot to bring you into this world. You can put up with me from now on!"



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