Friday, June 1, 2012

Lupron so far...

I have successfully made it through three days of Lupron. 

Even better, I have given myself the past two injections.  Up until this cycle, I have had limited exposure to injectable fertility drugs.  In the past, Brandon has administered one trigger shot, 8 consecutive days of Menopur, and 5 days of Follistim.  Since he travels so much, I knew that I would have to do a few of the shots alone.  On Wednesday night, B was home with me and watched me draw up the medicine in the syringe and inject myself.  Last night he was at the ball park, and I completed the shot all by myself!  It wasn't too scary, but I do not look forward to injecting stimming medication alone.  Menopur has burned me in the past!

As far as side effects are concerned...
  • Everything smells bad!  (Ben had Milo's at work yesterday and it made me feel gross.)
  • My temper is short and every little thing makes me angry.
  • I'm sleeping GREAT.  The Lupron has me resting better at night than I have in a while.
made by me!
These cards crack me up!  I've been making LOTS of them.  And of course, they're all fertility related. 

8 comments:

  1. That is fantastic news! I have heard stories that Lupron doesnt have horrible side effects for everyone. You are almost to the home stretch!

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  2. Great news! Love the someecard! Im going to "steal" it for facebook :)

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  3. I would love to see all your cards- that one is hilarious :)

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  4. Thanks for the info with the Lupron. I am due to start my injections on Tuesday and I have never done any injections so far so it's good to know what to expect. Great job on being able to inject yourself. I'm terrified I won't be able to give myself the shots.

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  5. Just dropping by to wish you LOADS of luck on IVF #1. I'm waiting around getting ready for IVF #2 and I will be following on and praying you get your baby! :)

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  6. This card made me laught! Thanks for that! Really praying this is all worth it for you!

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  7. Brave brave woman... And yes it's a full moon too. ;)

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  8. So funny that you can make your own someecard! I will have to try it - as soon as the inspiration hits ....

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