Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Triggering tonight!!

Oh boy am I ready: U/S this morning showed 31 measurable follies (31!!) - 8 above 20mm and 3 of those are at 24. I am relieved that I'll be triggering tonight and going in for the ER on Friday (1 day ahead of schedule) because I can't wait to get these damn things out of me! 
Last night and this morning have been pretty darn uncomfortable and I look like I'm about to have a bunch of Oompa Loompas roll me to the juicing room. Seriously; my stomach has grown by at least 4 inches and I fit into exactly 1 1/2 pairs of pants right now: my comfy yoga pants and 1 pair of jeans which I have to unbutton when sitting.  I feel like my stomach is going to bust open and every time I laugh, sneeze or poop it feels like my ovaries are going to fall out.  

My tummy also can't take much more since I am one big bruise and have officially run out of real estate. Last night I had to give myself 3 separate shots to get the full 112.5 iu dosage of Gonal-F since I am down to the dregs in the pens. That was fun. If I wasn't triggering until tomorrow I would have had to actually drive about an hour to the fertility pharmacy today to pick up another pen for tonight! Glad I don't have to worry about that or pay the extra $ for more meds :-)

Ahhh I am so excited!!!  I almost can't believe that it is really happening.  I don't know why since I've been preparing for this multiple times a day (i.e., sticking myself and taking meds) for more than a month but for some reason it is FINALLY now starting to feel real.  

Hubs is all freaked out about having to give me the shot in the bum but I'll do the mixing/prepping and all he has to do is stick me.  I've reminded him that he did it perfectly once before (even if it did hurt like a bitch) so hopefully he'll get it together in time for tonight.  

I'm so happy!! (I can already feel the anxiety starting to creep in though...I'm trying to ignore it.)


  1. This post makes me so freaking happy!!!! I am so excited for you, things are really getting moving now!! That is a crap ton of follies, I can imagine it's getting uncomfy for you, at least there is an end in sight. I am rooting so hard for you!!!!! <3

  2. Holy follicles batman! That is awesome! I can't wait to hear how everything turns out!!!! Good lucky Chickie!

  3. YAY! I am so, so excited for you! FX for a great retrieval!!!

  4. holy moly, that's a lot of follicles!! wow, so excited for you that everything is coming together!

  5. Woo hoo! This post makes me so happy! Sounds like things are looking good! Good luck on ER tomorrow! I will be thinking of you!

  6. Good luck! You are in my thoughts!!