We’re a ‘GO’!!!

guess what guess what guess what

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i got my

#period

#period

last night!

that means

i started my ivf cycle this morning!

starting an ivf cycle means that you get blood drawn,

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an ultrasound,

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ON DAY 2 OF YOUR PERIOD

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and instructions from a nurse

the first medication i’ll be taking is Bravelle

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an urofollitropin

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which is a follicle-stimulating hormone made from HUMAN PEE

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(thanks wikipedia…)

anyway, i guess that means it helps the follicles grow

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follicles eventually mature into eggs

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and eggs are one half of the way there to a baby

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ivf feels like a video game

(someone should definitely make an ivf video game)

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an ivf cycle can be cancelled at any time

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level one was “don’t have cysts on your ovaries”

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and i passed!

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as long as nothing weird comes up on my blood test

i will graduate to level 2!

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    Niceeeee!!!!!! AF is due for me today too but nothing yet! Its usually on time but I know ivf can mess with following cycles..ironic that I would dred the arrival in previous cycles and now I’m running to the bathroom every chance I get… Just to see if I can start another cycle


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