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The Waiting is the Hardest Part…

Just an update on my IVF progress…

I should be starting BCP around the beginning to mid Sept! So that would put us at being pregnant 😉 by the end of October…if not sooner depending on how everything goes. Exercise, diet, etc going well! I feel really motivated, and it’s my 3rd week in! We are still trying naturally at the moment.

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IVF preparation!

2 months to go!!

Supplements I am taking:
DHEA 25 mg 3x daily (recommended by RE)
NAC (N-acetyl-cysteine) 600 mg daily (recommended by RE)
Fish Oil 1,200 mg daily
Vitamin D 1,000 mg daily
Vitamin B Complex 100 mg daily
Baby Aspirin 81 mg daily
Prenatals daily

Misc:
Exercise (walking, lifting weights, swimming)
Acupuncture
Massage
High-Protein diet

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Cycle 18 – BFN

I got my hopes up pretty high this time, so I was crushed when this cycle didn’t work out. This was our last medicated cycle before IVF in 2 months. I’m not even sure that I ovulated the other 2 natural cycles that we did previous to Cycle 18. That makes me doubtful that we’ll have any chance to conceive before IVF. I would have really liked to save all the money we’ll be spending on that. Not to mention how invasive and time consuming the whole process is. It will totally be worth it if it works, but it’s so scary. It might not work!! And this is like a last resort kind of thing. I really need something to happen or I fear that I’ll lose all hope.