Saturday, May 16, 2009

And they're off - well, soon anyway.

I wasn't pregnant. I was devastated. We decided to make an appointment and go to the IVF info night on May 20th.

But, on Monday 11th I made 7 IVF related appointments and had a pelvic u/s done by 1pm.

1. Appointment with GP to get referral to MIVF and to a u/s place for an appointment with a dildo-cam.

2. The dildo cam was not as big as I was afraid of, the gorgeous gay ultrasonographer let me see the screen and explained everything he saw - yet again nothing wrong with my girlie bits.

3. We're booked into the info night.

4. We have an appointment with the IVF doc for the 29th May

5. 6. & 7. Appointments with counselling, the accounts dept and the IVF nurse for the 22nd June. Set to go.

I'm due to start a natural cycle at the end of June and the nurse I spoke to seemed to think that we'd use that CD1 as the beginning of the first IVF cycle. So ... we are officially going to get some help to conceive. Assisted conception here we come. Until the end of the year when the government has decided (probably rightfully) to cap most of the funding for IVF cycles.

We're going to cross our fingers and hope to God that we get pregnant before January 2010 'cause there's no way in hell that we can afford IVF without government subsidies.

In the meantime I am on placement for my research collecting data. Still working and also writing my literature review. I met up with a friend the other day and we have made a study pact to write 1000 words a week each for the next 5 weeks so we get our lit reviews out of the way by mid-June. Must ... go ... write.

Wish me luck!
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  1. Yay for a plan!

    SO exciting...

    Thinking LOTS of good thoughts for your upcoming cycle!

  2. Praying for your miracle(s)!!!


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