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Saturday, July 23, 2011

Cycle 1 Post Viral Protocol- Back on the Fertilty Rollercoaster!

Well, here we are .  Our first cycle post viral protocol.  Tuesday I got the surge and used my HCG trigger shot.  The side effects of the trigger shot have my emotions kind of all over the place.  Of course I feel pregnant because I have HCG in my system and feeling pregnant makes me happy but I know it isn't real.  At least not yet.  This time my doc is doing something different then what we have done in the past.  This coming Tuesday I will give myself a booster trigger shot (which is 1/2 the dose of a full HCG shot)  I then have to wait 11 days and go in for blood work to see if I am pregnant. 

If I am pregnant I start the progesterone suppositories (ugh my fav- sarcastic tone) and of course my heparin injections twice daily.  If I'm not I will wait for cycle day 1 and repeat the process again.

Keeping our fingers crossed we caught the egg this month.  I am feeling positive and upbeat and know we can do this.

Our doctor says we have about 5 months until the viral protocol wears off so time is ticking but I'm trying not to focus on that timeline all too much.  We've been doing this for almost 6 years now and I've come to realize nothing is on MY time table.  I can take the steps to get there but ultimately it's up to God and the Universe to decide.  But still I have faith.  I know this is going to happen for us.  We've come so far and worked so hard.

For now I am focusing on my wonderful life with Kayla.  She makes me smile everyday and I know I am so blessed. I love being a mom.  More importantly.... I love being HER mom.


  1. Glad to hear you are back on the saddle! I love that picture of you and your daughter. Good luck with everything!