I was instructed to stay in bed for 3 days. I was so cozy and comfortable in our room. I watched a lot of TV and read a lot. On the 3rd day I felt INTENSE cramping. I was moaning and breathing heavily. I thought for sure I was about to get my period. It hurt so bad I had to get the heating pad. I labored through the cramping for a good hour, and then it stopped. I put a pad on and waited for my period to come. It never did.
I went back to work on Monday and I felt different. Like super zen. Nothing was stressing me out like usual. I didn't care. I felt good. I felt light and tingly. Every day after work I would go home and I just HAD TO sleep. I would nap until my husband came home. I was also SUPER hungry. I needed to eat a snack every couple of hours. (I've been super hungry with all of my meds, but this was just different. More intense.)
IVF is something that we had talked about for many years. I felt kind of strange about the whole thing. Pregnancy is supposed to be natural, it should just happen. But when things weren't "just happening", I started to change my mind. I always thought I would get pregnant on a whim. Knowing that I had PCOS, I knew it would be hard to get pregnant. For a long time, I wished and hoped that it would happen.
There is also obviously the whole money thing. We moved from a state where insurance covers some IVF costs, to one that covers ZERO PERCENT! What The Fuck. Of Fucking Course!
After finding my amazing RE, a year after my Hysteroscopic Myomectomy, and discovering that we both had fertility complications, my husband and I started to seriously start trying IVF.
We knew we would need help from friends and family if we wanted to try. We decided to set up a GoFundMe page. Wow, we have some seriously g...