Well, it’s CD11 and so far I’ve taken five 100mg pills of Clomid and given myself two 75iu shots of Menopur. I went in for my first follie check this morning, which sadly required me being up at a ridiculous hour. When the admissions lady, the ultrasound tech, and the lab tech all exclaim You’re here early! you know it’s early. Hopefully it will all be worth it though. 🙂
Here’s my first set of stats!!
Lining: 4.8mm (up from 2.5 on CD2)
Right Follies: 10mm, 9mm, 7mm, with additional smaller ones noted
Left Follies: 9mm, 7mm, 6mm, with additional smaller ones noted
We trigger at 18mm. For you IUI people out there – how in the world does it happen that only 2-3 of those will mature and O when we trigger?
They want me to continue with the menopur tonight, tomorrow, and Sunday, and go back in Monday morning for another ultrasound and bloodwork.
I also heard back from the nurse about the sample we had frozen in Denver for the IUI since C will be out of town. Pre/post wash numbers were 221 million / 131 million (whohoo!) with 68% motility. The nurse seemed happy with that – I know I am!
Finally, I just ordered 5 more vials of Menopur through Ascend for $71/vial with free shipping just in case I need more meds past Sunday….super annoyed that they didn’t just order me 10 originally from IVFmeds at $38.75/vial. Hopefully 10 will be plenty…though it sucks it’s costing me almost $600 for 10 vials instead of $425. Lesson learned if we have to do another cycle.
Okay, and now a quick tip for those of you who are on fertility meds and thinking of getting your teeth cleaned.
Don’t do it!
I’m guessing it’s different for everyone, and I am all about good teeth and healthy gums, but wowza, I went in for my regular 6 month cleaning yesterday and my gums bled and bled. The dental hygienist (who specializes in gum disease) was super concerned until we put 2 and 2 together and realized this is probably a side effect of the crazy hormonal stuff going on in my body right now. My teeth are sparkley clean right now, but my poor gums are sore as hell. 🙁
Off to give myself another shot – it’s 6pm!