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by karma_k
Sat Aug 30, 2008 3:09 am
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: FET August Cycle Buddies
Replies: 110
Views: 8444

August FET

Hi, I had my FET on Aug 15th. I had a positive result last week and beta levels higher after 48 hr retest. So far, so good. I go next Friday for a check-up...maybe another blood test and ultrasound? I had acupuncture the day before and after my FET; I've been seeing my acupuncturist since my last IV...
by karma_k
Sat Aug 30, 2008 3:02 am
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: AUG/SEPT BUDDIES!
Replies: 1963
Views: 123396

Progestone after ET

Does anyone have suggestions for soreness and stinging after progesterone injections? My beta test was pretty high after 2WW,
so I will probably be taking these injections for quite a while...praying that I'm pregnant and everything continues to go well.
by karma_k
Sat May 19, 2007 5:16 am
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Retrieval NOW, Transfer LATER
Replies: 4
Views: 844

Sounds promising

rikirees,
Congratulations! :D
Ok, now that news makes me feel better. I start the Lupron after my next period (around June 4th), then we'll go from there.
by karma_k
Fri May 18, 2007 11:03 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Retrieval NOW, Transfer LATER
Replies: 4
Views: 844

Retrieval NOW, Transfer LATER

In March I had a BFN and my body didn't react well during the 2ww; I had lots of cramping, overly extended belly, and the first menses was sooo utterly painful that I questioned this entire process. So, this time my RE wants to only retrieve the eggs and wait 2 months for the hormones to get out of ...
by karma_k
Tue Apr 10, 2007 6:04 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: BFN BFN Club
Replies: 9
Views: 1272

CarolynB

Thanks so much for your post. That insight really helps and I will be sure to spend time generating a list of questions with my DH prior to the consultation. It does make sense that the next time will actually be easier to deal because we already know what's to come, especially with the changes to m...
by karma_k
Tue Apr 10, 2007 6:01 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: BFN BFN Club
Replies: 9
Views: 1272

CarolynB

Thanks so much for your post. That insight really helps and I will be sure to spend time generating a list of questions with my DH prior to the consultation. It does make sense that the next time will actually be easier to deal because we already know what's to come, especially with the changes to m...
by karma_k
Fri Apr 06, 2007 11:09 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: BFN BFN Club
Replies: 9
Views: 1272

What the Dr. said

Ladies, Yes, I'm curious about what my Doc will say went wrong, esp. since I didn't get any of my embies frozen...that's the most disheartening part of all this for me. I know the Doc told me about possible scar tissue from surgeries being of some concern; so, he'll likely do a laporoscopy. My DH do...
by karma_k
Fri Apr 06, 2007 11:31 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: BFN BFN Club
Replies: 9
Views: 1272

annag's frosties

Annag, I do understand the emotional termoil of all this. I'm starting to wonder how much more of this I can take with all the injections again :x and if I have another BFN and painful AF like this one...I haven't been able to stand upright for 3 days and the vicodin is wearing thin. At least you ca...
by karma_k
Thu Apr 05, 2007 10:38 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: BFN BFN Club
Replies: 9
Views: 1272

BFN BFN Club

Did any March Cycle buddies get a BFN? I did and I haven't had my follow-up appt. yet. What is the next step? I didn't have mature embies, so now FET. I have to start all over. My menstral is so painful right now; worse ever. The Dr. says it's because of everything my body has gone through and all t...
by karma_k
Mon Apr 02, 2007 3:30 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: MARCH-CYCLE BUDDIES
Replies: 1819
Views: 145622

not good

Well, my test results came back: bfn
:cry:
DH took me across the Golden Gate Bridge to enjoy the warm CA weather this weekend. We'll see the Dr. soon for a follow-up consultation. I'll have to start w/ the injections again bcuz no FE.
Anyone else going for a 2nd try soon?
by karma_k
Mon Mar 26, 2007 5:22 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: HCG
Replies: 6
Views: 1622

2ww

ssalgado
Congratulations! Now, what did the Dr. tell you is the next step? Another test in a few days? Do you need to continue progestone? I'm praying that I get a BFP on Wednesday.
by karma_k
Mon Mar 26, 2007 5:14 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: MARCH-CYCLE BUDDIES
Replies: 1819
Views: 145622

Big tummy and cramping

2ww hasn't been so bad since I work so much I sometimes don't have time to think about my embies, but I hope they're sticking and growing. My HCG test is in 2 days...in the meantime, I've been cramping for the last 2-3 days, but the clinic says to hold on until the HCG on Wednesday...ok, now the str...
by karma_k
Mon Mar 26, 2007 4:56 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area
Replies: 19
Views: 2685

Bay Area

Hi. On the Pensinsula, my best friend is gong through Stanford's REI program. She's 14weeks preggers w/ twins and says they are very suppportive and very professional. I live in the Eastbay and I'm going through the IVF Program at Alta Bates; the IVF clinic is across the street from the hospital...m...
by karma_k
Mon Mar 26, 2007 4:34 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: after transfer
Replies: 4
Views: 758

Swollen Belly

Ok, thanks ladies.
I will just be happy with my big ol belly and hope it's a positive sign!
It's reassuring. My blood test is in 2 days!
by karma_k
Mon Mar 26, 2007 4:28 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Twinges with 2ww
Replies: 3
Views: 1073

twinges and camping

I also had my transfer on the 17th...I was cramping and was my belly was extended by day 2; then it stopped. Exactly 1 week later, I started experiencing the cramping again and now I feel sick almost everytime I eat something, along w/ the cramping. I'm taking a lot of progesteron though, so I hope ...