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Back To Our Normal Lives – Results Negative

Friday, August 31, 2012 I went and did the blood work this morning.  I did not get the results until around 4:00pm this afternoon.  The results came back negative.  I can say I was absolutely and totally shocked.  I really thought we had it this time.  My heart sunk to the floor.  The nurse Jamie […]



Day 11 – HCG Trigger Shot

Sunday, May 27, 2012 I received a call from RMA this morning stating the egg retrieval is scheduled for Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 8:30am.  We need to be in San Antonio by 7:00am that morning for prep etc. Pete gave me the HCG trigger shot at 10:30pm this evening.  I hope everything goes smoother […]


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Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) / Novarel

Sunday, February 26, 2012 At 11:45 pm last night Pete gave me the HCG muscle shot.  Needless to say I was a nervous wreck as this needle was 22 gauge 1 1/2 inches long.  I numbed my back hip area for five minutes as directed.  Pete darted the shot in my hip, checked to make […]


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Blood Work / Ultrasound & Egg Retrieval

Saturday, February 25, 2012 Yesterday afternoon around 4:00pm RMA called and stated I needed another ultrasound and blood work done. I went at 8:00 am this morning and the ultrasound showed the follicles had grown to 16mm – 19mm.  I went ahead and let Wendy take the blood draw as a time saver.  I showed […]


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