So sorry it took me so LONG to post this update, I know you all are probably wondering what happened....just been going like a mad woman. DH and I are so excited to finally have a plan and be on our way, I really think DH is more excited, as that is all he has been talking about for the past 24 hours !!!
So here's the scoop.....
So I go to my appt yesteday and my RE is cracking me up (he is a typical man that thinks outloud and changes his mind and doesn't bother to tell his staff, so I am sure you can imagine). He started by looking at the calendar and asked if I could be ready to go by the 20th of September....but then said, "well, I have had such good luck with the FET protocal I have been using, let's just stick with that"!!! So here I am thinking "no shots" just a few patches and suppositories and we would be good to go.....NOT!!!
I begin Lupron on 9/7 (which is something he told me we wouldn't need to do, but want's to add it in for good measure )!!!! I got the calendar....WHEW....it's overwhelming, you definately have to be smarter than the average bear to be able to comprehend it, but I am managing my way through it . I have a slu of other drugs to add in here and there (I am sure you call can imagine) but I get my first meeting with the "dildo cam" on 9/16, oh joy...can't wait for that!!! ET is scheduled for 10/5 and my BETA is scheduled for 10/14 (and I know it's premature thinking, but I am for a +++++++ one). DH and I are feeling good and positive about this....so much that we can't see it not working, and my RE is very positive also. I know that is a good thing and a bad thing...but we are going to roll with the good right now..and take one step at a time, and cross each bridge as we come to it.....we are going to enjoy this positive moment.
I haven't even opened the BIG A$$ bag of drugs that was delivered to my work yesterday.....I am sure it will be overwhelming too....but once I get it all figured out, I know I will be just fine. But it's a BIG BAG!!!! OMG....glad it came by courier in a brown paper bag with just my name on it....I can't even imagine what the courier even thinks (but I am sure he delilvers this stuff all of the time)...I feel like I am starting to look like I am a drug dealer or something .
One of the really good parts of this is, my RE is only charging me a FRACTION of his normal FET fees, he feels I need to catch a BREAK and I have been so patient while we were trying to work the other stuff out, and he really wants me to have success. And on top of that, ALL of the meds he prescribed were covered by INSURANCE with small "co-pays", so I am definatley feeling so blessed right now. My RE is such a GODSEND....really....he is wonderful, and so is his staff.
So we are on our way come the 7th, and in 6 weeks we will know. I am still a bit nervous, excited, scared, but I am definately ready to take the challenge with all of this. I pray that I will get lucky and we will have beginners luck.
We did talk about how many he would want to transfer, and he definately would like to transfer 3, he showed me his statisticts on his FETS, and he has very good luck, but he feels its very unlikely all 3 will take, he just doesn't have it happen that often, so we are still thinking about it, it's not a decision we will have to make until the morning of the ET.
So there's the update.
Have a GREAT weekend, and for the US girls, hope your holiday is good.
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09-01-2005, 09:05 PM #1Blsed4LifeRegistered Userhas no status.
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Got the Calendar...we are ready to go....
09-02-2005, 05:43 AM #2Emily'sMomRegistered Userhas no status.
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OMG - I am SO excited for you. Just a few more days and you'll be back to a human pincushion "Dildo Cam" .. LOL You are too funny. Keep up the sense of humor as it will help you get through the next 6 weeks! Your RE sounds amazing!!!! If I remember right, he never even charged you for your previous cycles .. yes/no? I'm just so happy for you I can't sit still.
I would trust your RE on how many to transfer, as long as you're comfortable with it. The reality of it is, no matter how exact and perfect they try & perfect this process - you really just never know.
Thinking +++++++++++ thoughts right along with you and rubbing my twin belly for ya! I'm so glad you & dh are really excited about this. It's really a wonderful gift!
Mommy to a sweet miracle - Emily- 3/02
1st DEIVF - TWINS!!!!
- Alexander David and - Katelyn Rose
Arrived at 35w on 2/6/06
09-02-2005, 09:22 AM #3ElannRegistered Userhas no status.
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Congratulations!!!! I am so excited for you!
09-02-2005, 01:01 PM #4
Congrats...I hope this cycle will be the one that brings your little Miracle!!!
09-02-2005, 06:49 PM #5
That's such great news!! I can't wait to hear how your cycle goes. Please keep us updated.
P.S. Love the dildo-cam comment! hehehe if you can't laugh about it, ugg where would we all be??
7 years of IF heartbreak
Finally!! BFP! FET w/ Heparin(Beta#1-573,#2-1856)
Sienna Rose born 4/19/07
09-02-2005, 08:07 PM #6KarenS-MIBoard Coordinatorhas no status.
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Woohoo!!!! That's great!!! I can't wait to see how things go for you!! We will be cycle buddies!!!
Karenttc #1 for 7 1/2 years
~ IVF #1, 6-93, cancelled; IVF#2/rescue ICSI- 7-99, failed
~(switched RE's) ZIFT/ICSI- 1-00, successful w/twins, lost 1 at 8w
~ ZIFT/ICSI #2, to try for #2- March '03- successful
~ GS- IVF #1, 7-05 failed. FET 10-05- BFP, m/c 5w5d
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