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02/11/2012

Belle

Warning :I’m drugged. A lot. This might not make a lot of sense but I know you will love me anyways 🙂

Retrieval went well this morning. The nurse was fantastic with the IV and put some numbing stuff in the vein first. I didn’t even feel the IV go in. The anesthesiologist was amazing and spent a lot of time with me going over all the weird autoimmune things to make sure we were nice and safe.

Then they wheeled me in and put me in THE BIGGEST STIRRUPS EVER! Y’all, these are like moon boots minus the fronts! Everyone was super nice an in about 3 minutes time I was out cold. I find going under to be so strange and amazing. Here one minute gone the next.

I woke up to Dr. A telling me they had gotten 27 eggs. 27. What a beautiful number. We won’t know till tomorrow how many were mature and will fertilize, but I feel that 27 is a good number to work with. If we can walk away from this with 6 good frosties I would be overjoyed.

I’m home now and on the couch with Mr. Husband, a soft blanket, a cat on my legs and a bowl of lentil soup and some dark chocolate. Mr. Husband knows how to care for me! I’m super dizzy and sometimes feel like I might hurl. And oh my gosh does my va-jay-jay ever hurt! And my rectum from days of fierce constipation. I keep assuring my bum that a poo cocktail will come tonight. And now, sweet readers, I need to sleep. So, so tired.

Love to each and every one of you. Thank you again for your support over the past few weeks. I know I don’t think I would have made it this far if it weren’t for you.

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  1. February 11, 2012

    27!!! It IS perfect! As are you! You take care of yourself this weekend. I feel so happy for you! YOU DID IT!!

  2. February 11, 2012

    WOOHOOOO!!!!! That’s AWESOME!!! And I love, LOVE the photo.

  3. February 11, 2012

    Yay for 27! Guaranteed to get some good embies! Enjoy the drug induced haze 🙂

  4. February 11, 2012

    Haha love the pic!!! 27 eggs sounds fabulous! Fingers crossed!

  5. 35life #
    February 11, 2012

    27 happens to be my favorite number. Not kidding! Got married on that day of the month. Congrats to a successful retrieval! Totally agree with you on the being put under feeling. Kinda cool. Take it easy today.

    • February 11, 2012

      Lucky 27! My favorite number has been 24 for years. Maybe it’s time to have a new one? 🙂

  6. February 11, 2012

    1. You are super cute in a hospital gown.
    2. You made me LOL
    3. 27 eggs?! Holy spaceboots! That’s awesome! Hope your eggies do some good growing over the next few days! 🙂

    I can’t stop smiling for you.

    • February 11, 2012

      Awe, thanks lady! I’m pretty smiley myself!

  7. February 11, 2012

    Wow. GREAT outcome . Good on you . That’s incredible. Take it super easy the next few days. Xx

  8. AJ #
    February 12, 2012

    27 is awesome!! Congrats!! Enjoy the resting up!! That was my favorite part after retrieval and transfer…resting and having my husband take care of me, so enjoy!!

  9. February 12, 2012

    Rest up girl! You are on your way! Amazing number!!!! Can’t wait to hear the fert. report!!!!!!

  10. February 12, 2012

    Yay! Congrats! I will be sending good vibes to your embies — divide! divide! 🙂

  11. February 12, 2012

    What a fabulous number I can’t wait to read about what happens next… popping over to the next post!

  12. February 13, 2012

    I’ve been keeping up with your story and thinking of you, but haven’t had a chance to send you a reply. Sorry about that. 27 is FANTASTIC!!!! You have to have some good ones in that bunch. I’m sending you positive thoughts and a boat load of baby dust.

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