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Right on track

I went yesterday for my pre-transfer ultrasound and blood work. So far everything looks good. My estradiol remains low (as usual) so I will stay on three times daily estrace. Today I started the medrol, doxycycline, progesterone suppositories (vaginal suppositories... SO much fun. ;D) and progesterone in oil injections (1.5 inch needles... sounds like more fun!). I went from feeling fine to feeling like I am ready to jump out of my skin. I end up with hot flashes (which is not normal for these hormones. I react incredibly strong to hormonal changes... can we say fun again???).

So today they began thawing 6 embryo's. We will choose the cream of the crop and freeze the rest. The transfer is set for Wednesday. We won't know the time until Tuesday when the embryologists call to give us the report and the time. After the transfer I have two days of bed rest (Wed. and Thurs.) and then the no lifting, bending or exercising rules go into effect. I am not looking forward to that but I am ready to get this wagon moving.

So that's that. I'll keep you all updated. :D

4 comments:

melbournebound 6:23 PM  

So exciting! Thank you so much for sharing your journey, it is amazing!

Kristen 8:51 PM  

Glad I can share. I know so many people have no idea what goes into an IVF cycle. Glad I can shed some light. :D

Tara 10:58 PM  

Hoping for only the best for you. :)

Anonymous 11:37 PM  

Kristen- It is remarkable the difference in your play-by-play from 5 years ago. You just seem to be in such a better place....must be those two gorgeous girls ; ) Good luck, I'm really rooting for you guys and will be thinking of you all week. Kara

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