Well, despite my optimism and anxiety, this cycle was a bust. There is no baby in my dusty uterus. Confirmed by my period on DPO 12. I tested on both DPO 9 and DPO 11 and both were negative so not unexpected. I had been told that there was the possibility of false positive tests… Continue reading It’s a Bust
I saw my RE for an ultrasound today. I have two mature follicles 20-21mm on right-raisin (ovary) and could surge for ovulation pretty much anytime. I was given the option of a trigger shot to help control when ovulation happens in order to plan for an insemination so I took it. The shot arrives by… Continue reading Getting Real, Y’all
I last left off here after getting my HSG and finding out that I had a polyp or two hiding in my uterus. My RE was firm about removing them before trying to get pregnant because a) my attempts would be way less successful; and b) if I did manage to get pregnant I was… Continue reading Polypectomy
So, first things first: HSG really wasn’t that bad ladies. If you have to get one you’ll be alright 🙂 The ultrasound wasn’t bad and showed that I have 5 maturing follicles on each side which I *think* is good news. I’m pretty sure that the doctor said my largest follicle was 12 mm or… Continue reading HSG and Ultrasound Update
K and I had our first consultation with the fertility center yesterday. After the research I had done on my own and in the process coming across a very un-LGBT friendly fertility center in NYC of all places, K and I were ready for battle. During the encounter with the fertility center in NYC via… Continue reading First Fertility Center Visit
Ok, so I need to get this blog back up to speed. It’s been about 8 weeks since my last post and I had promised some details about our first insemination cycle. I will start there and then give further updates about my cycle and upcoming appointments. So, get a cup of tea and a… Continue reading It’s been awhile!
Well, labs are in and they are surprisingly reassuring. Whew! Prolactin: 14.5 Anti Mullerian Hormone: 2.66 (!!) That is an AWESOME number for 36 year old 🙂 LH: 5.9 (Luteal Phase) FSH: 3.8 (Luteal Phase) I figured I would post this for posterity but also so that others out there walking this journey would know… Continue reading Fertility Labs