Monthly Archives: May 2021

Post Retrieval Update

I’m going to try to give an update now that I am 3 weeks (real time) out from the not egg retrieval. If you’re reading this on a Monday, it means I successfully finished this sometime last night. There is … Continue reading

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Egg Retrieval

I did not sleep great. Of course. It was probably just as much the fact that I was in a strange bed as it was that I was anxious. I woke up before my alarm and waited until it was … Continue reading

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Travel Day

Today was travel day before egg retrieval. We left shortly after 9 am for the 4.5 hour trip. We had packed lunches for the way up and had planned to stop once for bathroom breaks. We made good time and … Continue reading

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Time to Trigger

Today was trigger shot day. I did one shot of lupron and 2 shots of ovidrel (HCG) tonight at 10 pm for a 9 am Monday egg retrieval. There were no issues and everything went as planned. We leave tomorrow … Continue reading

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Cycle 2, Monitoring Appointment 3

Today was our third monitoring appointment before finalizing retrieval. Labs all came back in range.  LH-4.5E2- 271Progesterone-2.0  I had the same tech again today from Wednesday and everything went smoothly. Four of the five follicles were still visible with 3 … Continue reading

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Cycle 2, Monitoring Appointment 2

Today was my second monitoring appointment. We had discussed the night before that no matter what the outcome, we felt like we would be done. If they thought we might only get one egg, then we’d go through with retrieval … Continue reading

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Cycle 2, Monitoring Appointment 1

I started off the day very early so I could go to a different labcorp that opened sooner and make it back to town in time for my ultrasound. I had the pleasure of doing this ultrasound with my actual … Continue reading

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