Saturday, May 17, 2014

Beta results

I got my beta drawn on Thursday (5/15) and today. My beta on Thurs  was 223 and today’s beta was 398. The clinic called me and said the numbers were looking good and to continue my medicine as prescribed.

Right now I am technically 4w2d and my due date is January 22, 2015. My ultrasound is scheduled for June 5th when I’ll be 7 weeks. We will know then if both embabies took or if it is just one.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014


On May 11th, I was 5dpt so I took an HPT and it showed up faintly positive. On May 13th, I was 7dpt and took another HPT and it showed up positive too but slightly darker.


Looks like I am pregnant! It’s very exciting! I told my IM on Mother’s Day but she was more scared than excited I think. I think she will be more excited once we get the beta results showing that I am pregnant.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014


Yesterday (May 6th) was my transfer. The BIG day!! The day before (May 5th), I found out late in the day that my transfer was scheduled for 12:45 pm. I wasn’t sure if they were actually going to tell me because it was after the office was officially closed.

On the morning of transfer, my DH took the girls to our sitter and then he drove me to the meet up point with my MIL. My MIL drove me the rest of the way to the clinic. On the way I had to drink so much water and take a Valium one hour before the transfer. My IM met us at the clinic and we checked in. We didn’t have to wait long at all and it was time to go back and gown up. I let my MIL and my IM go back with me while they did the transfer.

The transfer went pretty quickly. The dr put two little embabies in and then I was good to go! I laid there for a few extra minutes and then went to the bathroom because I really had to pee!!

The first pic below is the US pic right after the dr put the embabies in my uterus. The little white patch is where the babies are!


Here is the two little embabies that were transferred!!


When we were done at the clinic, my MIL and me went out to eat with my IM. Then we made the trek back (with a little nap for me)! We detoured where my MIL lives and my SIL took over the driving to meet up with my DH. Then my DH and I went to pick up the girls from the sitter. It was later in the evening when I finally got home so it wasn’t long before I went to bed.

My beta is schedule to be drawn next Thursday. Although, I will likely cheat with a HPT! ;)

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Starting Progesterone

On May 1st, I stopped my Lupron and started my Progesterone shots. These are the ones that have to be given intramuscularly around the upper, outer gluteal region. One of my nurse coworkers did my first shot while my other coworker watched so that she could know how to do it too. First shot went fine. Had a little bit of soreness and bruising afterward but not as bad as I thought it’d be. The next day my other coworker too her turn on the other side and she did great too.

Today my husband his first turn at giving me my shot. He’ll be doing it on the weekends or my days off work when my coworkers can’t do it. I had him watch the video online and instructed him a bit beforehand. He was a little nervous but he did it just fine. He’s glad he doesn’t have to do it every day. lol

On My 2nd, I started the pills Doxycycline and Medrol. Doxycycline is an antibiotic that is supposed to keep away infection from the transfer. Medrol is supposed to help keep your body from rejecting the embryo. I have to take these twice a day. Oh my gosh, the Medrol leaves such a nasty taste in my mouth!! I always have to eat and drink stuff afterward to try and get the taste away.

We are just a few days away from transfer now. Our contract is finishing up with the lawyers. We only changed a few things from the original contract because we had talked about most things beforehand. It should be finished up by Monday. My husband and I also got a few things signed and notarized today for me to take to the clinic on Tuesday that hadn’t been signed yet.

Please pray that for Tuesday the transfer goes perfectly and that baby sticks!!