Tips on How I Fought Through My Postpartum Depression

With most of the US under quarantine due to COVID-19, I felt like I had to share some ways that helped me fight through my Postpartum Depression that you can still implement under quarantine. Fighting through it can be made worse with the fear and uncertainty that a lot of people are feeling. 1 –Continue reading “Tips on How I Fought Through My Postpartum Depression”

Jury Duty?? While on FET Hormones??

I can’t believe I forgot to write a post about my Jury Duty summons! I think I mentioned it, but didn’t go into detail. This all went down when trying for a FET in the summer. Back when every time I filled my body with hormones, I’d get my raging period. Back when we hadContinue reading “Jury Duty?? While on FET Hormones??”

Our 2nd FET Attempt

After being on Lupron for the past month, my RE started me on my new FET protocol right away. I would not have to wait for my period to come and to take birth control this time. This time we went right into putting the 3 Estrogen patches on (switching out every other day) PLUSContinue reading “Our 2nd FET Attempt”

Lupron Side Effects: Week 4

* To find out why I had to have the Lupron shot and how I felt on the first day of the shot, click here. * To see how I felt on my first week on Lupron, click here. * To see how I felt on my second week on Lupron, click here. * ToContinue reading “Lupron Side Effects: Week 4”

The Lupron Shot

After having to cancel 3 FET transfers, my doctor thought it would be best to try a 1 month round of Lupron. Every time I started the vaginal Estradiol estrogen pills, plus 3 patches of estrogen every other day, I would get my raging period within 2 weeks. My uterine lining would not thicken andContinue reading “The Lupron Shot”

IVF Time!

Well, here we go! I’m about to dive into our IVF journey. My Reproductive Endocrinologist is awesome. Before we started IVF, she thoroughly explained everything about what was going to happen with us. She even showed us an in-depth Powerpoint presentation. I need visuals and I felt better about the whole process. The office visit:Continue reading “IVF Time!”