I was so nervous when I arrived at my clinic. I had to leave my place at 6am to get there by 7am. I ate a PopTart and took 3 Advil to prepare for the scratch. From all that I've read, I heard that it would hurt. My RE warned me that it will be painful, but quick. Boy, was she right!
First, the ultrasound tech did an internal sonogram to check my lining to make sure it was thin after my period. Everything looked good, so the nurse came in to perform the endometrial scratch. She told me that it would be quick but painful. I was ready.
She started talking about the success rates of embryos implanting after this procedure. I was asked if they could donate my sample to the hospital for research on women with endometriosis. The only way to diagnose endometriosis officially is by having a Laparoscopic surgery. I had to have a Laparoscopic Myomectomy to remove fibroids, and this is when they discovered the...
OK, so hopefully this is my last week on Lupron! So far, the side effects really haven't been a big deal for me! I hope my last week goes smoothly!
Here is how I feel on Day 22:
1.) I feel great!
2.) I'm pretty tired.
3.) I am super gassy again.
4.) I have a similar stomach ache like I had in the first week on Lupron.
Here is how I feel on Day 23:
*After writing #1-6 below, this is what went down a few hours later: Holy crap I think I just experienced my first raging mood swing! Good thing my husband was out on a bike ride! I warned him when he got home that I was feeling super pissy.