Tuesday, March 10, 2009

here we go...

so today, my follicle jumped to 22mm.  i will trigger tonight and have IUI's tomorrow and thursday.  my regular doctor's office couldn't fit me in, so i have to travel to another office about an hour away, which is VERY inconvenient for mr.m, but we gotta do what we gotta do.

i will have an acupuncture treatment before and after each IUI.  i am hoping things go well with the new acupuncturist.

i am not really sure what to expect.  some people have said that IUI's hurt, and others that they don't.  i am trying to stay calm and positive. should i bring a book or something?

i know that the chances of this working aren't super high, and that it usually doesn't work the first time, but it feels good to be doing something that gives us a real shot at having a baby.  i will try to remain cautiously optimistic, but i'm sure over the next 2 weeks i will run the whole spectrum of thoughts and feelings.  it will probably be a very long 2 weeks!

please send some good ju ju my way over the next few days....


S said...

I think staying calm and positive is a great idea.

From what I hear, though most times they don't, IUIs can work on the first try. A friend of a friend had one IUI for each of her children.

I'll keep my fingers crossed for you. I'm sure it will be a tough two week wait!

Anonymous said...

Wow, good luck!

sunflowerchilde said...

Good luck!!!!! The one IUI I've had didn't hurt, although I had some very mild cramping in the afternoon. Do you have to wait and hang out at the RE's while they wash the sperm? Then definitely bring a book, I think it takes around 2 hours. Otherwise, the procedure itself is really quick.

Keeping my fingers crossed!