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This has to have been one of the most stressful weeks I have had in a long, long time. Not only did I have mid-terms, I also almost had to postpone our cycle. It appears that the medication being sent … Continue reading
I made an appointment with an Infertility Acupuncturist to start having weekly sessions. Acupuncture is a common program for women going through an IVF cycle as it supports not only assisting with minimizing uterus contractions which is one cause of … Continue reading
i had to have all my mammo tests re-done with the ‘super duper’ machines and an ultrasound. i have a few cysts that have been there for a few years but they are so dang thorough. after the super duper … Continue reading
Well we know our blood types now! Rob is O+ Marina is A+ Not sure how the clinic uses these to match a donor to us but I believe since I am (+) the donor’s blood type should be (+) … Continue reading
Rob had his BW done today so now we are finished with all the freakin’ tests .. for now. At least we have a couple of months without going to the damn doctor. Yaay!
After more than a year of tests, consultations, gobs and gobs of blood drawn, more tests and more tests .. I am done!!! All that is left for me medically is to start BCPs next month to regulate my period … Continue reading
Seems all I have been updating about are doctor appointments! Sorry. I am sure it gets boring if you are following along 🙂 This week was … to put it mildly .. women’s health checkup and Friday is the mammo. … Continue reading
Yesterday was the last of my blood work being sent off to the clinic in CR. Rob has to do some then I believe we are done with labs. Thank goodness! I have had 12 tests ran in the last … Continue reading
I had a doctors appointment yesterday with a long checklist: Blood work / type / Rubella (they took 4 vials of blood) EKG Urine sample Got prescription for Pre-natal vitamins Flu Shot Stop smoking discussion Klonipin while pregnant discussion The … Continue reading
I was approved for training benefits to return to school. That was one of the most bureaucratic hoop jumping I think I have ever experienced. Anway, its finished and approved. Enrollment starts tomorrow. chemistry and biology at TCC then off … Continue reading
The fertility clinic at University of Washington Medical Center is one of the best in the world. I will now begin a battery of tests to see whats up there.
Meet with a wonderful doctor who heads the Seattle Fertility clinic. He thought the previous results were excellent for our chances at DE as my OB/Gyn noted that I have the uterus of an 18 year old!
Since my tubes are tied a discussion began about having them reversed, however, its pointless unless there are some good eggs in there.
Rob has his SA (semen analysis) completed and his swimmers are just awesome!
All the test have been completed: Pelvic Ultrasound and numerous blood tests. The results are conclusive. I have no ovarian eggs in reserve. The docs are advising I skip any further discussion around tubal ligation reversal and head to DE … Continue reading
FSH is too erratic – up and down. OB/Gyn sending me to a specialist.
Now its closer to optimal! Need another blood test next month.
Met with OB/Gyn at Virginia Mason. Fsh is high. Will re-try next month.