Stimming Round 1

From what I understand all standard IVF cycles start with a stimming phase, which involves taking drugs “gonadotropins” that stimulate your ovaries and hopefully cause them to produce multiple eggs. FUN FACT: The “stim” phase of the cycle lasts on average 10 days, but can vary from 8 to 12 days, as necessary. Throughout the…

Torture

It was Saturday the 20th of August and my period was now 3 days late. My period is NEVER late! That afternoon I started to spot. 95% of the time my period begins during the night and when I get up the next morning it’s far from a little spotting. Panic mode set in. Why…

Preparing for IVF

  After having the Laparoscopy I decided I wanted to spend some time eating really well and exercising more regularly before starting IVF, getting pregnant and turning into a ball. I’m already rather bootylicious. FUN FACT: They say if you already exercise regularly continuing your normal regime during pregnancy shouldn’t be a problem. However it’s…