Timeline

Sept. 2009
After seven years together, finally married!

Sept. 2009-Jan.2010
Not trying, not NOT trying.

Feb. 2010
Surprise BFP! But spotting consistently.

March 2010
Second ultrasound at 6.5 weeks shows no development.
Miscarriage diagnosed. D&C 3/8/10.

March 2010-Nov. 2011
TTC on our own. Many, many unsuccessful cycles. Finally decide to see an RE.

Nov. 2011
Start seeing Dr. B and having tests done.
Bloodwork – normal.
HSG – normal.
SA – normal.
Diagnosed with Unexplained Infertility. Advised to go straight to injectable IUI cycle. Fine by me! Let’s get this show on the road.

 Jan. 2012
Begin first IUI cycle. Gonal-f, Ovidrel trigger.

Feb. 2012
2/14/12 – Beta #1: 17.2
Beta #2: 44
Beta #3: 15, chemical pregnancy

March 2012
Take a break. 48-day cycle. BFN.

April 2012
Begin 2nd IUI cycle. Gonal-f, Ovidrel trigger.
Cycle cancelled on CD 10, too many mature follicles (1 at 16mm, 4 at 17mm, 1 at 18mm)
50 day cycle ensues

IVF Timeline

June 2012
6.1 – Finally AF arrives!
6.21 – Begin Lupron, 10 units/day

July 2012
7.4 – AF arrives, whew!

7.5 – Baseline U/S, all clear!
Begin Gonal-f 150 units/night, Lupron down to 5/day

7.9 – Monitoring, all progressing nicely
Continue Gonal-f 150/night, Lupron 5/day

7.11 – Monitoring, lots of follies!
Continue Gonal-f 150/night, Lupron 5/day

7.13 – Monitoring, still lots and getting bigger
Continue Gonal-f 150/night, Lupron 5/day

7.14 – Monitoring, both ovaries saturated with eggs, too many to count
Lupron 5/day in morning, HCG trigger this night, also start Cabergoline to prevent OHSS (8 days)

7.16 – Retrieval! 33 follicles, 30 eggs collected – whew!
Difficult anesthesia recovery, very bloated for next four days

7.17 – Fert report! 27 eggs mature, 25 fertilize normally

7.21 – Five day transfer of two perfect Grade A blastocysts – things are looking good!

7.31 – 10dp5dt – start spotting, beta = negative
BFN 😦

August 2012
8.8 – WTF appointment with Dr. B.

FET Timeline

September 2012
9.9 – CD 1! Begin estradiol pills 2x/day

9.14 – Been together 10 years ❤

9.21 – Bump up to 3x/day

9.22 – Ultrasound stripe test, all looks good! Begin 1 mL progesterone in ethyl oleate IM injection per day.

9.27 – Frozen Embryo Transfer. Two embryos.

October 2012
10.6 – BFP! Holy shit.

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