Friday, January 29, 2016

Let's Do Another IUI

I AM NOT A QUITTER.  I don't give up easily and I don't throw in the towel at the first sign of trouble.  My life has included a few unfortunate events; some within my control and others completely out of my control and this, my friends, is out of my control.

But do you know what is?  How I respond to it.  How I react to the situation that is presented before me is completely up to me.  And I choose to keep the faith, remain calm in the face of fear and keep moving forward.

I don't look back on what happened the first time.  In fact, I make it a habit to leave the past where is lies, in the past.  I do this for two reasons, one because carrying the burden of the past becomes heavy over time and two, no two journeys are the same.  That goes for infertility for each individual as well as across the infertility community.  So as we begin IUI#2, the only thing that we carry forward is the cost....HA!  Current cost of our Infertility Journey is $5327....more on that HERE.

So Monday 01.28.2016 was baseline day for our second IUI.  So we found ourselves in the ultrasound room, alone, getting undressed for the old wand in the lady bits..."we" is code for "me" because let's be real, how awkward would it be for our ultrasound tech to come in to both Daddy Bun and I naked from the waist down?  I'm sure she would not think it is as funny as I'm thinking right we will maintain status quo with one person getting undressed and hopping on the table in the stirrups.  And that person is me!

The baseline went great, my lining was at a 2.3 which is excellent for a CD4 scan.  We were put back on the Letrozole, 5mg for five days.  We return 02.01.2016 (CD11) for an update scan to check the follicle growth and determine when to trigger.  We are hoping that by Friday we will be back in the TWW.

Will this be IT?  Only time will tell.  Are we ready for either way?  That, I can answer....YES we are ready either way!