Thursday, February 22nd we transferred one top grade 1, near-perfect (Grade AB, for those of you in the know), 5-day blastocyst. We'll find out over the next couple days if any made it to freeze, but for now... wishing, hoping, dreaming, praying this little embaby sticks. I'm going to be completely honest with you. Before… Continue reading Not All Strength Is Loud
Another early morning to rise and be at the doctor's office before 7... a day in the life of an IVF patient. 😉 At this point, I, the human pincushion, have been through 11 days of STIMS (2 injections a night to stimulate multiple follicle growth) and 4 days of antagonist injections (1 in the morning to… Continue reading Come What May
Dear just turned 25 year old Dana, You just met your best friend. The man who you'll fall deeply in love with, marry, and one day hope and pray to have a family with. He's a man who will look at you like the prince looks at the princess in those Disney fairy tales you love.… Continue reading Dear Self… (Lovey Dovey Edition)
Throughout this year (and hopefully beyond), I want to share some things I might discover along the way... email subscriptions, articles, blogs, books (regular and audio), quotes, songs (oh, so many songs!). Some things I come across just really resonate with me. Top of my book list, is last year's find "The Happiness Project by… Continue reading If You Can’t Find Something… CLEAN UP.
But let me back up. A lot has happened in the almost 3 weeks since our last catch-up! If you remember, my last blog post was a few days after our IVF consultation and we were told we needed to wait on the insurance authorization. I refuse to go into complete detail, as it involved… Continue reading Let the Games Begin!