Peegnancy test tomorrowย 

The big day is coming!!! The moment of truth… I am very very very very extremely scared. I don’t know how I will react tommorow.  I’m hoping it will be good news. Did I mention I am scared?? I nearly started crying yesterday at some point ( not a cryer when it comes to fear)….

What happens after a 3 day and a 5day embryo transfer

After the ET we went home and I was lying on the couch and surfing online for information on what happens now inside my body and the following is what I found: 3 DAY TRANSFER Days past transfer  Embryo Development 1 The embryo continues to grow from a 6-8 cell embryo into a morula (16-64 cells)…

IVF #1ย 

Its been a while… A quick update, on 28/12 I had my egg retreival were the doctor was able to retrieve 7 eggs. Out of those 5 were fertilised and all 5 made to blast day. So on 02/01/2017 they transfered 2 embryos that were 5 day blastocysts of grade 4AA which is very good….

IVF #1 Egg retrieval day

So today I went for the egg retrieval, I was  nervous.  The doctor said everything was smooth, he retrived 7 eggs and now we are anxiously waiting to see how many of these are mature!!! Lets see…

IVF Round #1 day 7

Today I was drinking lots of water about 2.5 litters to reduce the hungry feeling I have the last 3-4 days.  It actually worked a bit. Lets hope tommorow I’ll be better. Cheers to water!!! Mood: Good, anxious for the days to pass. Less aggressive than yesterday ๐Ÿ˜“ Lots of ๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ’‹ and positive energy for…

IVF round #1 day 6

Hi everyone!! I’m on day 6 of our first IVF cycle. Symptoms:  1. Im more aggressive. 2. Hungry all the time, not good since doctor said I need to loose weight. Need to try to drink more water maybe it will do the trick. Only 8 days to go for the next step!!! ( the…

IVF round #1

Im really excited all the tests were finally over and done with and we have begun the cycle.  Im doing the long protocol. For me this translates to one shot of the synagonist on my 21st cycle day, this is one was done today. Then on the 13 day we run blood test and go…

Healthy living

Taking care of what I eat is something I neglected the past 12 months. Adding to this the fact that I work in front of a PC all day doesn’t help. I gained 10kg… I know I know its a lot to gain in one year. So lets see my daily diet for this week…

AF arrived!!!!

AF arrived with one day delay, sooooo we are taking the next step: the blood test to check my hormone levels. I have to take the test between the 2-5 day of my period so I decided to go on Friday morning for the test. I’m hoping the results will be ready by the afternoon…

Day dreaming

People tell me not to think too much, to relax. Everyone deals with their issues differently, our coping mechanism is not the same…mine is day dreaming. To help myself through this unknown territory, first ivf you see, I dream that I am going to have twins what I am going to name them depending on…

While waiting…

So the days are passing and I’m waiting for my time of the month to show up. It’s the first time for the past 10 months or so that I am actually waiting anxiously for her to show up!! While waiting it’s funny how so many months I was getting upset when it was that…

One step at a time

After our first results the doctor told my husband to take some vitamins, andrositol, and then to repeat the test at an embryologist a month after. We waited for a month but the results were not improved, however my husband will keep taking the vitamins until the egg retrieval. Next step was for me to…