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IVF cycle 1 for us start 7/29

Posted by on Jul. 30, 2014 at 9:26 PM
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Well it has been awhile since I have been over here.. I took a break after our ruptured ectopic last Feb we had decided to take some time to think about what we wanted to do after a rest....  Well I had time to relax and wait for surgery, I had a lap and hysteroscopy, doc found nothing that would cause us the losses but he did say that my remaining tube was very narrowed and it was not very clear if it would be useable.  He suggested IVF as a way to grow our family we spoke about it quickly.. a few days later I called to report the start of my cycle and ask if I should start meds or keep waiting since he was trying to get a special price for IVF that is when she said well, you know there is a grant right now, it is for IVF and if you qualify you can do IVF with only a cost share... we got it, our cost share is 1500 its not enough to break us at all, alot better than the 6-15 grand or more price line.. so we said yes..

 IVF cycle 1 started yesterday with a baseline and bloods she said I was good to start meds.  So I started my steriod that day and Gonal F that night .


7/28  called in to report start of cycle and told to ask about grant for ivf

7/29 baseline/bloods  day 1 stims Dexamethazone (dex) and Gonal F

7/30 day 2 stims dex and gonal f done

7/31  day 3 stims dex and gf

8/1 day 4 stims 10am follie check and more schedule
Estrogen level 131   8 follies ranging from 8-11m

8/2 day 5 stims

8/3 day 6 stims

8/4 day 7 stims   E level 436  11 follies ranging from 9-15mm    continuing with stims and working on more eggs that are maturing

8/5 day 8 stims

8/6  day 9 stims  Yet another scan, E level 781   follies are not growing as fast as they want so they want me to continue stimming with plans for trigger on Saturday the 9th and ER on Monday the 11th..
Follies on the right were 14.35, 8.44, 9.23  Follies on the left were 18.36, 16.18, 11.78, 9.88, 10.48, 9.08, 15.23, 9.63, 17.38   

I had alot on my left on this scan but only a few that were big enough to retrieve, they need to be 18-20mm from what the nurse said to retrieve them and they prefer to have alot more to take at one time than just 4-5.. so I have to keep stimming more..  Starting to get really discouraged with the way this cycle is going and hoping that we can get bigger follies and more of them in time.

8/7  day 10 stims

8/8  Scan/blood scheduled again, plan for now is trigger the 9th ER the 11th.

E2 Level 1481
Follies
L1 20.65
L2 11.56
L3 16.73
L4 15.48
L5 23.05
L6 13.52
L7 11.6
L8 14.8
L9 12.99
L10 15.37

R1 14.53
R2 17.93
R3 14.16
R4 10.54

8/9   Trigger 10pm

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8/11  ER 10am this morning.

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I am usually in an injectable cycle triggering around day 8 to 10 of stims.. I have done many many rounds of these meds and it has always gone the same so hoping it does now to.. I will keep up to date on this as a log for anyone to read if you want to..

by on Jul. 30, 2014 at 9:26 PM
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DevonD83
by Bronze Member on Jul. 30, 2014 at 9:27 PM

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DevonD83
by Bronze Member on Jul. 30, 2014 at 9:28 PM

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DevonD83
by Bronze Member on Jul. 30, 2014 at 9:28 PM

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DevonD83
by Bronze Member on Jul. 30, 2014 at 9:28 PM

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DevonD83
by Bronze Member on Jul. 30, 2014 at 9:28 PM

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EmRent
by Emily on Jul. 30, 2014 at 10:20 PM
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Good luck!!! So exciting!!! I loved starting my cycles!!
mamatink7
by Franceska on Jul. 30, 2014 at 11:06 PM
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Wahoo glad to see you back. Sounds like you are finally getting taken care of now. Let us knkw how things go!!
Fx baby dust
DevonD83
by Bronze Member on Jul. 31, 2014 at 10:14 AM

So far so good.. the meds always make me sick and this time is no exception so I feel lousy.. maybe it will ease up as soon as my body gets used to them again.. its been several months since the last cycle

JunkYdMom
by on Jul. 31, 2014 at 11:48 AM
What is Dexamethasone? If you don't mind me asking.
Good luck!! Exciting times!!
DevonD83
by Bronze Member on Jul. 31, 2014 at 12:18 PM
It is a steroid. It's one of the meds in their protocol for IVF

Quoting JunkYdMom: What is Dexamethasone? If you don't mind me asking.
Good luck!! Exciting times!!
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