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The Final Count Down

7 more BCP’s to go……….

I’m getting excited about actively doing fertility treatment again! I can’t wait to get started but I’m also terrified of what the result may be.

Its actually funny, for anyone reading who didn’t know anything about infertility may think I’m a sadist. I mean I’m excited for the following:

Beautiful Di.ldo cam scan on day 2!!!

Blood test on day 2

Two injections a day till +/- day 12/3

One SERIOUSLY burny injection on day +/- 14

Lots more blood tests along the way…….

LOVELY egg retrieval for which I’m sh*tting myself after my last very unpleasant experience during which I learned that Dormican Sedation does not leave me SEDATED!!!

Then the true horror begins, the dread lab phone call each morning to hear how our babies are doing.

Then the tranfer. The last time I had three people doing their best to get a truly nice close up of my vajayjay, with a gigantic shiny surgical light hanging from the ceiling,in which I could see the reflection of my own vajayjay!

And then two weeks of bloating and feeling yuk from all the medications, two weeks of insomnia, two weeks of obsessing, of thinking yes it worked, followed by now ways it could have worked. Crazy noise in my head.

Yup, I think I’m a sadist to be excited about that!

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15 Comments

  • Reply Elize

    OMW. Time flew! I can’t believe you have a week left. I’ll be thinking of you and praying every step of the way Shaz. Really hope this is it for you.

    February 18, 2009 at 6:10 am
  • Reply Lea White

    Sorry I had to laugh about the way you wrote how these people stand really close and you can see your own reflection.

    I think you are extremely brave and amazing. And whilst I don’t believe you are actually looking forward to the procedures, perhaps it is looking forward to be one step closer to your goal, to get those procedures out of the way.

    Hugs, prayers and thoughts as always!

    February 18, 2009 at 6:11 am
  • Reply Elize

    LOL! Nice, now I’ve got ‘The Final Countdown; from Europe floating around and around in my head.

    February 18, 2009 at 6:13 am
  • Reply WiseGuy

    lolol…I don’t know whether to frown over or clown over your post! You lady, do make it to the pseudo-sadists category with much aplomb!

    February 18, 2009 at 6:20 am
  • Reply Adel

    Hehehe! You explain it so nicely!!

    Jip, you must be a sadist. We all are.

    Good luck!

    February 18, 2009 at 8:00 am
  • Reply Michelle

    Think we should form the “Sadists club” Shaz!
    You truly have a way of explaining it so nicely. Hehehe. Glad you gettig excited now – only a week left. Yey!

    February 18, 2009 at 8:32 am
  • Reply CalT

    I guess we’re all sadistic infertiles then! I can’t wait to get started even though I’m scared!

    February 18, 2009 at 8:33 am
  • Reply Abbey

    Wow Sharon, 1 week left! I’m sure you are eqaully as scared as you are excited. Your post really made me laugh. On a more serious note though I wouldn’t say you are a sadist but rather a woman with so much strength inside of her that she is able to face this huge ordeal head on with a smile on her face and joy in her heart. You deserve your happy ending Sharon, I’m praying this is your time.

    xox Abbey

    February 18, 2009 at 9:08 am
  • Reply skrambled

    Hehehe! So nicely put ‘in a nutshell’.
    Can’t believe it is time already.
    Thinking of you!

    February 18, 2009 at 12:19 pm
  • Reply Mermaid

    Well, if you put it like that! 🙂
    Oh my, that light.. Just freaks me out a little. Oh the things that we would do!
    I am officially “waiting” again, and trying my utmost to keep my mind occupied with all things bright and beautiful. One more week to go.
    Good luck with your cycle! Hope everything goes well!

    February 18, 2009 at 12:52 pm
  • Reply 'Murgdan'

    Nah. Because what you’re really excited about is the possibility of a watermelon sized baby being squeezed out of said much smaller vajayjay 9 months after all of this nonsense……ok, yeah, putting it like that we are all definitely sadists.

    February 18, 2009 at 1:34 pm
  • Reply Emmah

    It seems like we are on a same boat , my last BCP is tonite. All the best with IVF.

    February 18, 2009 at 2:10 pm
  • Reply Hollie

    Getting closer…. VERY EXCITING! I hope that each day brings you closer to your dream.

    February 18, 2009 at 4:35 pm
  • Reply Elana

    Wooo!!! Good luck! I REALLY REALLY REEEEEALLY hope this is it for you!

    February 18, 2009 at 4:58 pm
  • Reply Sam

    Hehe, too true… we must all be bloody sadists… but then again what we’re actually into is the possibility of having that baby after the sadistic stuff 😉

    xxx

    February 18, 2009 at 8:08 pm
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