We are very thankful that this question has been answered, and along with the other puzzle pieces we've been collecting, we feel comfortable to give IVF numero dos the green light.
Big thanks to all who have been praying for us, and keeping this situation in your thoughts!
Thank you to everyone who left feedback about "Chunky or Smooth" After reading, and re-reading every one's comments and talking some more with Kate the IVF nurse, I've decided to stick with the PIO injections.
A few reasons: first one is a bit TMI, but I tend to easily get the infection caused by that thing that makes dough rise. So if I went with suppositories, I might be in for a mess...in more than one way. Another reason is my insurance: they cover PIO like it is baby aspirin, but give me a harder time about suppositories and pills--another lovely insurance mystery. Lastly, I'm used to it. It's one thing about this whole process that is familiar to me--and as weird as it sounds, it's a bit comforting to know I will be doing something I know I can handle.
I will be on BCP until May 21, and then I'll switch over to Lovely Lupron.
I've heard some horror stories from some of you about the headaches...I tend to become a raging mean-machine when I get hormone headaches. I had a really hard time with the estrace pills during the FET. So I'm hoping it will be worth the switch, since I won't be sniffing Synarel this time--headaches plus the taste of hairspray in my mouth was enough to make Mook want to slap a Biohazard sticker on my forehead.
While we're on the topic of crazy hormones, let me share a quick story...
I went into my local Starbucks on Tuesday--this happened to be an un-planned visit, since I've been weaning myself off caffeine. Isn't that the most lethal combination? Load up on hormones, and take away the coffee...not cool. Anyway--I'm so glad I decided to get coffee that morning, because it was free! A customer earlier that morning had left $100 to pay for other people's coffee. I've heard of this happening in other stores, so it was incredibly cool to be there while this was happening. As people found out their coffee was free, they gave over more money to keep the tradition going....I'm sure it lasted well into the day. Once I finally had my coffee, and was back in the car, I burst into tears! Then I started laughing, and then I really had to gain composure, because I know I looked like a crazy person laughing with tears rolling down my face. I need to look into getting that biohazard sticker...
OH! And I am really going to be a raging mean machine if Paris Hilton gets pregnant before I do, so help me God....I just might eat my weight in Big Macs if this happens.
I know it's going to be a tough day for a lot of us out there with what this weekend brings, so to all my future mommy buddies, I'm going to toast you this weekend for our continued journey together. To all of my mommy buddies, I'll be toasting you and and hoping that you will give your wee-one a nose nuzzle for me!
Speaking of Mother's Day, this question has honestly been bugging me the past few days when the commercial comes on TV. What does the owner of 1-800-Flowers get his wife for Mother's Day?
I blame it on those crazy caffeine deprived hormones...why the heck do I care what he gets his wife? He can probably buy her a country, if she wanted it. But it has honestly worried me, and I was running through all the things he might get her since, ummm, flowers are definitely old-hat.
P.S. Thank you sweet Kate and others for checking on us! We had terrible storms and a tornado touch down in our town last night. Thankfully, we will only have branches and leaves to clean up. (Kate also lives near by...glad you are OK!)
I have always been fascinated by tornadoes and would love to see one...in the Midwest, on an open plain...not on my street.