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Long term TTC & infertility
16/06/2012 at 12:25
Just thought I'd pop on here to say hello. I don't often come on here much anymore as I started to get a little crazy about a year ago.
I'm currently 3 weeks into my 1st IVF cycle and everything seems to be going ok apart from the fact I'm feeling a little bit tired and down. But this is always how I feel like on a weekend which is weird.
I seem to be doing OK with the injections although my stimulation drugs seem worse to administer than the Down Regulation ones.
How's everyone else doing?
03/07/2012 at 16:11
I am now day Day 8 according to my nurse (post ovum retriveval) but Day 5 (post Embryo Transfer at the Cleavage stage).
Had no real symptons so far apart from period like pain & lower back pain, but both of those have started to ease off.
Really can't stop thinking about things though. Seems like an awfully long time until test day.
03/07/2012 at 17:19
I had 3 day transfer yesterday, I had a few mild cramping type pains last night but today have had no symptoms at all. I can't win, last night I was worried because of the pains and today I'm worried because I don't have any!!
When is your OTD??
03/07/2012 at 17:26
03/07/2012 at 20:49
Yeah Official Test Date. Mine is 17th!!.
I'm driving myself mental! I've been reading far to much about the symptoms and then convincing myself that I have them!!
Whoever saidthe best way to handle 2WW is to just chill out and forget about it has never had IVF!!! It's so hard not to get excited one minute and then terrified the next.
Let me know how your symptoms go, I'm hoping I'll feel something tomorrow x
03/07/2012 at 22:07
was just wondering how you were getting on then I noticed your post lol.
Hope the 16th comes round quickly for you, Ive got everything I can cross crossed for you sooooooooo exciting!!!!
I absolutely detest the 2ww, Im in the final 1ww and its just killing me....witch could arrive any day....probably wont test till the weekend tho if she keeps away!!
Aw lovely to hear from you, hope you're doing ok xx
04/07/2012 at 10:37
08/07/2012 at 13:44
How are we all today?
I'm day 13 post OR today (day 10 post ET) having a few period pains again today which I'm not sure are a good thing or a bad thing, but other than that nothing more. Still over a week from testing which is driving me mad. Got a full week at work this week, which is filling me with dread also. You'd think that I would need it to take my mind off things, but I just can't concentrate properly or want to either.
08/07/2012 at 14:36
Everything is good here, I'm getting a little more chilled out as time goes on. I'm 6dp3dt a whole week down but still got 11 days till I have to ring hosp with result so hanging out as long as possible before I test although I'm not sure I'll be able to wait that long, we'll see.
I think because I haven't had any symptoms it's made it a bit easier to forget about, just going to enjoy the fact that I could be for as long as poss.
09/07/2012 at 21:14
09/07/2012 at 21:40
Hang on in there, not long for us now. Spotting doesn't necessarily mean anything. I was told to carry on with medication if spotting. I'm the opposite to you with same outcome!! I've had no symptoms (I'm 8dp3dt) at all and have a strange feeling that nothing is happening . The 2WW really is a killer. I've got till 19th before go back to hosp. In a weeks time we'll both wonder what we were so worried about .
10/07/2012 at 09:09
10/07/2012 at 10:35
Awww butterfly I'm so sorry for you, this IVF is such a rollercoaster. It's so easy for everyone to say stay positive but in the real world that just does not happen. I think I'll be joining you on Friday, too scared to test as want to hold on to the thought that I could be for just a few more days. I only get AF every 6 months so even if nothing by next week it will mean nothing.
awful that you're in work too, trying to concentrate must be so hard for you today. It's worse cos no-one who hasn't been through this rubbish just cannot understand how it messes us up emotionally. Hopefully OH can support you tonight.
13/07/2012 at 20:29
13/07/2012 at 20:30
13/07/2012 at 21:59
I've been too scared to do test yet! OH has been away all week and he's not home till midnight so might do tomorrow, if I dare!!! I've got a really bad feeling though, they say you know when you're pregnant and I just don't, still no symptoms at all either. Before I was half excited and half terrified, now I'm just terrified!!!
Hope you're ok xxx
13/07/2012 at 22:06
13/07/2012 at 22:28
I only get AF 3 or 4 times a year normally so just cos I didn't get one today means nothing really.
It's so hard to be positive, I was ok in first week but second week has just got harder and harder!
Don't think it will never happen, I'm trying to tell myself if it doesn't happen this time then that's just cos that little bean wasn't strong enough and the next one will be, it WILL happen for us, we've waited this long, what's a few more months???
Maybe you need to get upset and get it all out and not bottle it up, I think I'll be in floods, probs blame him, throw things, be completely irrational for a while before I calm down.
I'll let you know outcome, might be Monday though, was going to do in the morning but I keep moving the goal post!! Tomorrow is 15 days post ER so might wait till 15 days Post ET (not that it will make any difference) ARRRRRRGGGGGGGHHHHH. I wish he could just do it for me when I wasn't expecting it, like he could just come home tonight and say "I did your test and the result was .................." then I wouldn't have to stress!
14/07/2012 at 11:14
I know it's hard to be positive but it's not over until it's over, so don't give up hope.
Yeah I guess you're right @ 'What's another few months', just hard to think that some times. I'll be back on my feet again soon & looking forward to holidays, etc & be ready for the next cycle.
I'm still feeling a numb feeling...I've cried so much over the last 3 years, I'm almost immune to it as a coping mechanism.
I'd wait until day 18 post ER, that's when our unit told us to test, then you'll know for sure. I know what you mean. Just wee in a cup & give it to him
Good luck xx
14/07/2012 at 13:26
BFN, will do another Monday but I'm pretty sure that's it!
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