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Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-05-2012, 07:05 PM
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Posted By Montessortof
Thanks for the warm welcome, everyone!   I...

Thanks for the warm welcome, everyone!
 
I think there's no point in worrying about the delivery now. Things will be clearer as everything progresses. I did give birth to my son vaginally, just...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-05-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By Montessortof
Hi all,   I thought I would come and...

Hi all,
 
I thought I would come and introduce myself. I just found out two days ago that I am pregnant with twins! We did IVF, so I knew it was a strong possibility, but finding out is such a...
Forum: Infertility   01-03-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
It's twins! OMG!

It's twins! OMG!
Forum: Infertility   12-19-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
Hi all, I don't have time for personals but I...

Hi all, I don't have time for personals but I did read back and I'm glad to hear everyone is doing well! I just got back my second beta and it was 568. Slightly more than double my first one. So...
Forum: Infertility   12-17-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
Praying: I totally understand about taking all...

Praying: I totally understand about taking all the fun out of BD'ing. Honestly, DH and I are kind of relieved that IVF gave us a break from it. I can see the spark coming back a little bit now that...
Forum: Infertility   12-16-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
Aura: That's funny about avoiding babies. It...

Aura: That's funny about avoiding babies. It reminds me of when I was pregnant with my DS, we were watching a season of Star Trek on DVD that turned out to have a ton of episodes about babies or...
Forum: Infertility   12-15-2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
Thanks, everyone! I got another BFP this...

Thanks, everyone! I got another BFP this morning, so I am feeling pretty confident.
 
Vegan: I agree that the huge box of meds and needles is totally overwhelming. My strategy was to leave most of...
Forum: Infertility   12-14-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
Today was 8 days after my 3 day transfer. So...

Today was 8 days after my 3 day transfer. So that makes 11 dpo, and 13 days after my trigger shot. I guess the HCG from the shot must be gone by now, which takes away a lot of the false positive...
Forum: Infertility   12-14-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
So, this afternoon I was so tired that I came...

So, this afternoon I was so tired that I came home from work early. I was just going to lie down for 10 minutes and then read a book or something until it was time to pick up my son from day care,...
Forum: Infertility   12-14-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
Hi all,   I just noticed that CassnBeth is...

Hi all,
 
I just noticed that CassnBeth is still listed on the first post in the "Gathering Information" section. I actually know them in real life (Beth is the one who told me about these message...
Forum: Infertility   12-13-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
RCR: What a pain, stopping and starting like...

RCR: What a pain, stopping and starting like that. I hope that third time is the charm for you.
 
Deborah: Exciting to get so many ultrasounds! It will certainly be reassuring to see them again....
Forum: Infertility   12-12-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
Yay! My doctor says it's fine for me to stay on...

Yay! My doctor says it's fine for me to stay on the Endometrin suppositories at 3x a day! I'm so relieved!
 
POAS in 3 days, blood test in 5 days! OMG so excited! Can I use any more exclamation...
Forum: Infertility   12-11-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
I didn't want to do the PIO shots because I'd...

I didn't want to do the PIO shots because I'd heard from friends that they are pure torture, and also because I HATE that I can't really do them myself and DH has to do it. It makes me feel totally...
Forum: Infertility   12-11-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
So, I had my progesterone test today and it was...

So, I had my progesterone test today and it was 13 (sorry, I have no idea what units are used for this). The nurse said that is considered low, that they like to see 20 or higher. But I am taking...
Forum: Infertility   12-11-2011, 02:55 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
I am trying not to get carried away with...

I am trying not to get carried away with thinking about symptoms, since I know I am taking supplemental estrogen and progesterone and anything involving my mood could be from that.
 
My beta is...
Forum: Infertility   12-10-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
Oh my god, I hate hormones. I went to Chipotle...

Oh my god, I hate hormones. I went to Chipotle today for lunch, but the line was too long (maybe about a 10 minute wait) and I started crying and turned around and went home. I want my regular brain...
Forum: Infertility   12-10-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
Thanks for asking, renavoo. I am feeling...

Thanks for asking, renavoo. I am feeling generally fine. I have some mild cramping today, which could be either good or bad. I hate the 2WW. I go in tomorrow morning for my progesterone check.
Forum: Infertility   12-08-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
Deborah!!!! That is so exciting!!! I'm so happy...

Deborah!!!! That is so exciting!!! I'm so happy for you!
 
Laggie, have you thought about using sperm from a donor related to DH? Does he have a brother or a cousin who would be willing to donate?...
Forum: Infertility   12-08-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
My RE found antithyroid antibodies also. My...

My RE found antithyroid antibodies also. My level was around 50. I'd never been diagnosed with any thyroid problems before. She put me on levothyroxine, but told me not to worry about it, because if...
Forum: Infertility   12-07-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
I also did Lupron the whole time I stimmed. ...

I also did Lupron the whole time I stimmed.

 
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Forum: Infertility   12-07-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
Next time you're in Atlanta, you should drop me...

Next time you're in Atlanta, you should drop me a line and maybe we can meet up!
 
You asked this question to Blue, but I can answer it. My RE explained that the reason they suppress your natural...
Forum: Infertility   12-06-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
Best possible transfer ever! It turns out that...

Best possible transfer ever! It turns out that all 9 of my fertilized eggs kept growing and ranged from pretty good to excellent. They transferred the two that were Grade 1, one with 9 cells and one...
Forum: Infertility   12-05-2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
Aura, that is so depressing that you need a...

Aura, that is so depressing that you need a "long term plan." But at least they are showing that they care about you individually.
 
Praying, that sucks on both counts of bodily fluids (yours and...
Forum: Infertility   12-05-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
Vegan: I'm so glad your DH is on board and you...

Vegan: I'm so glad your DH is on board and you can get going.
 
Blue: Yay for getting started! That's so exciting!
 
In answer to questions: Yes, I'm doing a Day 3 transfer. My clinic says...
Forum: Infertility   12-04-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 24,133
Posted By Montessortof
Good news over here! My egg retrieval went...

Good news over here! My egg retrieval went great. They retrieved 14 eggs, 11 of which were mature. Of those, 9 successfully fertilized. I'm so excited! We are transferring two embryos on Tuesday...
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