Fertility Treatment

New Year and New Life

Hello! I have been horrendously absent for months now but feel like the first day of this new year is the perfect time to start blogging again.   New Year is usually a very tough time for me, I have battled with depression and anxiety for over 20 years and find the prospect of marking another year off the calendar…

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Fertility Treatment

Swim, boys, swim!

It’s done!! I had my IUI done at 11.15 yesterday morning. All those little swimmer fought their way through and¬†hopefully found my egg. It was definitely a better experience than last time. I was really nervous about the sedation, having never had it before, and this occupied my mind a lot. I arrived at the clinic wearing my lucky Harry…

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Fertility Treatment, Take Two

Cycle day 312!

At the clinic on Friday I got asked what day post stimulation I was on and my first response was “about 312” which the nurses seemed to find amusing. I wasn’t joking. It feels like this has been the longest cycle known to man. I am currently on cycle day 20, day 17 post stimulation which is so much longer…

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Fertility Treatment, Take Two

Not Going To Plan

Things aren’t going to plan. I am feeling so many things…I am scared, I am frustrated, I am anxious and I am just so tired. I had my third post stimulation scan this morning. Post stimulation scans are the scan that you have after once the injections have started, they are to see how well the ovaries are being stimulated…

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