Monthly Archives: February 2015

Beta shock

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IVF #2 beta #2

Beta #2 was at 10am today and they rang with the results at 12.25pm. Usually, the results come back after 2pm at the earliest, so they obviously knew I was on tenterhooks. It was 2,708! Relief all around. Dr L … Continue reading

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Tincy, wincy baby steps

My official test date was Friday, 12dp5dt. I caved on Tuesday evening and bought two of the cheapest tests from Boots, tested on Wednesday morning and got the faintest of faint lines, at which I resignedly thought, “Another chemical”. Used … Continue reading

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Egg roulette

Well, I thought all was lost on the frozen front until I got a call at 3pm today. We have one frostie. The other three made it to blast but did not meet the clinic’s criteria for freezing. One frozen … Continue reading

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“Simon” says a 45% chance and then some

I was out for a cliff walk on Saturday morning and hoping to make it home before the clinic rang with an update. Bit awkward trying to hang back or dangle discreetly from a cliff-face to get a bit of … Continue reading

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IVF round #2 fertilisation report

We got eight eggs yesterday, close to the sweet spot of nine that Dr L described to me last week. First reports today were good. Embyrologist B rang at lunchtime to say six have fertilised. I now have to wait … Continue reading

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Redeployment

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