Thursday, July 09, 2009

We have officially begun!

As of Sunday, our IVF w/ DE cycle has officially started! I began my injections of Lupron & today will be my last day taking the BCP (thank goodness because I'm breaking out and gaining weight something AWFUL!). B starts her Lupron today & goes next week for her first (baseline) ultrasound. I will also be going for an ultrasound on Monday & then G & I have to go for some bloodwork next Friday.

As everything comes together, I keep getting more and more nervous...I've been through this whole process three times before and each and every time just brought more heartache and disappointment. Even with B's infectious enthusiasm and optimism, I am still having a hard time being positive and upbeat. I have been telling myself (in the months leading up to this) that I would keep an optimistic attitude and only focus on the positives...but, well...if you've been through the whole she-bang before, you know that it's really difficult to do. You know how much is riding on the success of the procedure, but you're also acutely aware of the statistics. And I don't even have to make mention of the fact that if this doesn't work, we will no longer have any money left in our pockets to even think about starting to adopt...

So that's where I am right now...wanting so badly to be optimistic, but still aware of that nagging sense of doubt that always manages to creep in. I continue to pray each day that this would be our time and things would finally start to go our way. I'll keep the updates coming!

11 comments:

Kristen said...

I've been waiting for this post...the "we've started" post for what seems like a long time. I'm just so tickled that you are on your way. Keep your chin up...this is going to be a GREAT experience!!!!!!!

Laura said...

You are in my daily prayers!

Amy said...

I will pray for you!

graspthelove said...

Thank you so much for the update. My stomach just starting getting butterflies thinking of what you must be feeling. But we are hoping and praying and BELIEVING in God's perfect timing and we'll be praying that for you. Yes - please keep us posted!!!

Danielle said...

Woohoo!!! I'm excited! Lot's of prayers coming your way!

Tipp said...

Girl!

I thought I emailed yoU! So sorry!

www.sotipp.wordpress.com!

Love!

mjenningsdesigns said...

Praying for you and sending you lots of cyber hugs!

Erica @ life's not a paragraph said...

Wishing you lots and lots of luck!

Tina623 said...

Keep faith and hope. God is Good. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

Kate said...

Praying for you and so hopeful/excited that this is it!! :)

Candi said...

Praying, Teri!