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A higher follicle power

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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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Feeling human again

No adverse reaction after the second injection, other than a slight headache the next day. And toxic pee that was only around Level 2 on the nuclear incident scale, as opposed to Sunday’s Level 7 “Major Accident” greenness. Odd and a bit … Continue reading

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Nuclear pee and other aftershocks

Bleurgh. I don’t know why I was worried about injecting – the aftermath was worse. And this is a low dose – poor ladies doing IVF. I had a thumping headache from about noon the day after injecting that made … Continue reading

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