IVF #4 – Hanging out in the waiting zone

Far out, I feel like this priming has taken FOREVER. I was so excited to start and the time was zipping on by but then we got to two weeks out and the whole thing felt like it came to a stand still.

I have essentially been visualising a mental calendar seventy squillion times a day for the last two weeks. 12 days to go. Check later that day. Count. Ok so 12 days to go. And repeat. I am slowly sending myself MAD. It’s a self created fucking 2WW. What sort of idiot puts themselves into that? Oh me. Yes, that would be me. ANYWAY. Continue reading


IVF #4 – this ol’ priming is whooping my butt

So me and the priming don’t really seem to be getting along, sadly.

I started taking the melatonin and using the androgen cream on Saturday (and I was already taking the CoQ10) and by Monday things were feeling a bit off in the old tum tum.

(there’s a post about my priming protocol here)

I have had stomach cramps off and on all day the last couple of days, some eeerrrr explosive visits to the lav and intermittent stabby headaches slamming my brain on a regular basis (making me wonder if I have the makings of a brain tumour going on in there…because that’s how sane people think). Continue reading