Monthly Archives: October 2012

More deep thoughts

Nothing to report, as on the two week wait. I need to arrange a blood test with the clinic for 9 November, and they assume you will have tested before then. I read about women itching to test as soon … Continue reading

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PUPO

Well, IUI #1 is done and dusted! A mixture of the nerve-wracking and the farcical. Got to the clinic at 2.20pm and was called in pretty much on the dot of 2.30pm and whisked down to the basement area, where … Continue reading

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Premature insemination

The clinic rang today to move forward the IUI, so I’m in at 2.30pm now. Very nervous today and hoping that writing calms me down. I think it’s the twins thing that is scaring the living daylights out of me. … Continue reading

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48 hours to IUI-day

Day 14 scan today and the girls were so lovely again. My early negativity about the clinic’s lack of communication is completely erased. It was the same girl scanning me as on Monday – whom I now know to be called … Continue reading

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Well done us

It’s amazing how complacent you get about injecting. The first time I did the Gonal F, I watched the video, washed my hands carefully and laid everything out on a clean desk before starting, just as the lady in the … Continue reading

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Two fat follicles

So, I’ve been doing Gonal F 75 every evening since the Day 8 scan, plus Cetrotide in the mornings to stave off ovulation. The Cetrotide injection is a bit more fiddly, as you have to mix the water with the … Continue reading

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Day 8 scan

Had my Day 8 scan this morning. It’s quite a privilege seeing your follicles on a screen. Hello chaps! The same lovely girl who did my SIS scan back in July was there, with another girl. They double-teamed – the … Continue reading

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