On Friday Darren and I made the cross over the bridge to get my "supression" check. AKA to make sure the Lupron injections put my little ovaries to sleep. Some new fun vocab I've adquirred from fellow bloggers is the "vampires" (nurses that draw my blood all the time) and the "babymakers" (our dear RE friends).
The Vampire was a little over the top. She wanted to put a heat pack on my veins and asked if they have trouble with finding the veins (in my 1240957325 blood draws over the last two years I've never had issues). It took her like 5 minutes to put the needle in. I was like "Just do this already." I hate the "waiting for the poke" feel. Whatever. She was nice, but it was a little over the top.
OHSU has 4 different REs and it just depends who is on call/duty for that day that does whatever procedure that needs to be done. On our last IVF try, during the protocol all 4 doctor's did different things. On Friday, I had
I got the call that everything is on track, I'm "supressed" so now I'm on the down hill count. I made this cute little countdown that sits in our kitchen (on left, today we are down to 19 DAYS!!!). I'm onto the oral pills (estradial) and before I know it, the PIO shots. I have some many mixed emotions of hope, fear, terror, delight. Deep breaths Holly, deep breaths.