As I near the dreaded, big, scary, creepy, long progesterone in oil shots, I'm reminded of this image I saved awhile back:
I haven't gotten to the hard part yet (injections-no big deal, egg retrieval-challenging, 2WW-INSANITY). BUT so far in this cycle, I have allowed myself to hope again. Like, all out hope. Not to be confused fully with "expectation" but plain and simple, there is a good chance this will work.
I could sit here and worry. I could sit here and play back ALL the failed attempts of the past and the "what ifs" and the "then whats." But this cycle I am making a conscious effort to not be negative. And, I'm making a conscious effort to not go down the "it probably won't work again" road. At the end of the month I'll know and its basically a 50% chance it works and 50% chance it won't. I might as well "waste" all my energy on the 50% it will, since they are tied. I found this quote on someone else's blog and am trying to embrace it: