Category Archives: IVF 1.0

What next?

I have no idea what comes next. This morning, I went in for blood and u/s after 15 days on birth control pills. Except that I misunderstood what Dr. Italiano was saying and SHOULD have stopped the BCPs 5 days … Continue reading

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Flutterings #14

Wednesday night, I indulged in baked ziti with meatballs, a bottle of chianti, and a berry tart. That, combined with the many lovely people who gave me shoulders to cry on, really helped get me past the angst I had … Continue reading

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You know what?

I lied in that last post. I’m NOT mostly okay with having the cycle cancelled. I’m relieved to not have to do any injections for a while, but I’m pissed off. Really, really pissed off. And it’s not even that … Continue reading

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The First One Bites the Dust

IVF cyle #1 = officially cancelled Dr. Italiano just called to tell me we were throwing in the towel. He called the Lupron “a fiasco” and said it was time to call it quits. So I’m starting birth control pills … Continue reading

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Flutterings #13

Yes, I am aware of what yesterday was. No, I didn’t post anything about it. Why? Because I think this yearly ripping off of the scab is damaging to our national psyche. Not to mention, I don’t like what that … Continue reading

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Finally Getting Somewhere

Those 5 follicles? Still there. I was so frustrated at today’s monitoring that I nearly cried. Can’t my body do ANYTHING right? But the good news is that my E2, which was 290 last week, had a significant drop this … Continue reading

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