Monthly Archives: September 2013

Despicable me

My period arrived yesterday, painlessly and with minimal fuss (fannyfare?). Even though it’s not a proper period, it’s nice to feel normal again, with no drugs in my system except folic acid and no meds schedule to adhere to. I … Continue reading

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My 100th post

And still not shagging pregnant, unfeckin’believable. I was in and out of the clinic in about 10 minutes this morning, a record. Feeling a bit evil, I had installed a TV remote control on my phone so I could change … Continue reading

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11dp5dt

A few months ago, I would have had no clue what that title meant. I am eleven days post five-day blastocyst transfer. And I think this cycle is a bust. I’m a bit disappointed but actually okay about it. To ’fess up: … Continue reading

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Surpise-itory

While looking up the Crinone side effects last week to see if that is why my breasts may be a little enlarged (answer is yes), I noticed this: My questions were: i) what exactly is a lancet and where would … Continue reading

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IVF FET transfer #1

My transfer went well. I did ruin it a little for myself by being a drama queen about the full bladder situation. I knew this would be a bit of a problem because I am a Big Girl’s Blouse when … Continue reading

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A1 and D2

I will post about how the transfer went (all fine) but, in the meantime, please say hello to A1 and D2, the two embryos transferred on Wednesday. These videos from my Early Embryo Viability Assessment (Eeva) test show the embryos … Continue reading

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A post about death

Not what you were expecting on my transfer day. Sorry in advance for this downer. My Great Aunt M is dying. She wasn’t a nice woman. Indeed, in the last few years, I’ve come to the conclusion that she’s a psychopath. Not … Continue reading

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