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decisions

so this is what’s sitting right with my heart right now

  • cancelling this iui cycle. having an insemination on cd 22 when i don’t have pcos doesn’t feel right.
  • get the laparoscopy done in december over winter break
  • taking a couple of months off for my body to rest
  • trying to conceive around february and starting with agressive meds– gonal-f and follistim
  • if not pregnant by the time we move in june, getting ivf done in ny b/c my insurance will probably cover it by then or at least some of it.

this decision has made me feel so much better. i feel like doing it this cycle and the fact that my eggs are not growing properly is just not a good idea. plus, i don’t know for sure if my tubes are open if there was to be a fertilized egg. we can pretty much scratch being pregnant together as a goal, so i feel a tremendous weight off my shoulders because i’ve been feeling pretty guilty about that. i think my body just needs a break mentally and physically.

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6 comments on “decisions

  1. sarah at notesfrom2moms
    November 15, 2008

    Im sorry you got here… but i am so glad you feel content with your decision… good luck.

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  2. j. k-c.
    November 16, 2008

    Glad that you are taking care of your body. And a good plan always helps me!

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  3. Travelher
    November 17, 2008

    I think these are good decisions. I know what you mean about doing an IUI when you feel the egg/s could be too old. With all of this money you are spending you need to be sure.
    At this point, it’s good to just wait and see–but have a plan to back it up.
    I hope you continue to have some feelings of ‘release’ concerning these decisions.

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  4. reproducinggenius
    November 17, 2008

    These are tough decisions, but they are good ones, and hopefully they will help you feel empowered and ready to enjoy a bit of a break for your body. Sometimes that’s just what we need. Sending you hugs.

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  5. liberationtheory
    November 17, 2008

    thank you all. already, i feel like i’m getting into better touch with myself. i want to release some of this extra weight i’ve put on (never been this size in my LIFE) and i’m off to find a new therapist. so perhaps this is the break i need!

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  6. Eva
    November 22, 2008

    Sounds like you have a plan. I’m glad. xo

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