So I had my progesterone blood work done today, like I do every month. I was so annoyed when I got to the office to check in and it turns out that last Thursday night, they didn't make my appointment even though they said they did. So now I'm hoping there won't be an issue with billing since the bloodwork wasn't preapproved. Ugh. It's so annoying. As if it isn't inconvenient enough to leave home a half hour early to get to the office before they open. And then to get in there and have to wait until my chart was pulled because they forgot to put me in the system. . .double ugh. Anyway, at least they found my veins this time. Last cycle, when I had my progesterone blood work done, they poked my three times (one in the left arm and two in the right arm) and I still wouldn't bleed. They ended up and put it in my hand. So at least they found my vein today the first time.
I'm nervous about the end of this cycle. I guess this is one of those increasing important cycles. I realize that if I get another Big Fat Negative, this is mostly likely the point at which I move on to daily injectables. I have so many worries about that. I don't like needles at all. Not a fan of them, and really not a fan of giving myself shots. But I guess if that's what I have to do to get a baby...I have a consultation with Dr. VanDeerlin at South Jersey Fertility Center. I've been seeing him as my RE since June. I won't know at the time of the consult how the rest of this cycle will pan out. I still have a few days after the Wednesday (September 30) consult before the end of my cycle. So I guess we'll have to wait and see. It's all a waiting game and I'm just tired of waiting. I'm getting impatient!
At least my Clomid side effects and Ovidrel side effects have faded except for the hot flashes. The hot flashes seem to never go away. I guess I've learned to deal with them. My Hubby bought me a bedside fan over the summer because he was so annoyed with how cold the air conditioner was. I feel like a menopausal woman! Oh, I can't wait for these hot flashes to finally leave.
Anyway, I got some things to do. Thanks for reading!
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