Tag Archives: FET

Holy sh*tballs is right

I spent the weekend in London, where I had meetings all day Monday. I stayed with my friend M, in whose flat I once spent a summer. I lived in London for about 4.5 years and then flitted back and … 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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IVF FET #1, scan #3

Hedging my bets, I took the nasal spray this morning but didn’t bother with the Estrofem, figuring that, if the transfer was cancelled, at least I’d save myself from ingesting four more doses of oestrogen. To my surprise, it was … Continue reading

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IVF FET #1, scan #1

First scan of this frozen embryo transfer cycle was last Thursday and everything was fine. All quiet on the ovarian front, no cysts and a nice thin lining of 2.something mm (above 8mm or so is good for implantation, apparently). … Continue reading

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Advanced strawberries

I’ve been uncommunicative, as there’s little to report on the ttc side. I started the Buserelin nasal spray last Monday, finishing the contraceptive pill at the weekend. My face is itching like hell and has erupted into spots over the … Continue reading

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IVF round #1, scan #8

My last post-retrieval scan to check on the OHSS-S was last Friday week. In the couple of days leading up to it, I had distinct menstrual-type twinges, and I was willing my period not to come until the day of … Continue reading

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