Monday, September 13, 2010

Getting back to my REAL blog!

Yes, I have had to take a detour from what my blog is truly about these past couple of weeks. As you may (or may not) already know, I was on birth control for most of the past 2 months, which meant Husband and I had no opportunity to continue trying for Baby Hill. Well, after much waiting...........WE ARE STARTING TREATMENT AGAIN!

**For new followers: I have quite a few new followers since I was last on treatment so I thought it would only be fair to give you a heads up: I am pretty open about what Husband and I are going through to make Baby Hill. I have mentioned this in the past and will always stick by this: everyone has the right to make their own choice on how they choose to deal with infertility. For Husband and I, we decided it was way easier to be open and forthcoming with our details- and it was a way for us to teach family members about it since we are not close with anyone who has struggled like we have. BUT, I know and completely understand that for other people it is not that easy and I completely support their decision to not discuss infertility as openly. With that being said........I post pretty much everything that we go through (although I dont go through any nasty details). Yes, a lot of what we go through has been very hard, but I still always want to share it with all of you :)



Husband and I could not have planned our trip any more perfectly........it was at the perfect time for us to get away from everything and "de stress" from all the emotions we have gone through these past couple of months. Right before we left, we had officially entered month 10 of trying for Baby Hill with no success. Husband and I took last week as a chance to take a step back and really think about what we have been through and how much longer we wanted to keep at it before pursuing more intense treatment. Before returning on our trip we made this decision: we will give injectionables 2 to 3 more months- and if we still have nothing, we will likely start saving for IVF.

I had spoken with my doctor's office several weeks before leaving and they had wanted me to call immediately upon returning (and finishing the birth control) so that they could check the cyst once again. I called first thing this morning and they strongly urged for me to come in immediately for another ultrasound since it has been several weeks. I went in today and.........NOTHING! The cyst has completely disappeared (thank goodness!) and in even better news everything looks better than it ever has- apparently 2 months on bc helped "tame" my PCOS a bit.

This means we are starting with these again.........



My injectionables! We are going to have to do some creative planning because there is only a small window of opportunity to take these each night and Husband has a different schedule than he did the last time we did them (meaning he sometimes has to work more late evenings). In fact, I am about 99% sure we will have to do a couple of these injections in various places outside of our home because I cannot stand the idea of giving them to myself!

With that, here is Husband giving me my first shot of this round:



Cross your fingers everyone! :)

15 comments:

Al said...

Keeping you in my thoughts, doll!! All fingers crossed here, and then some!

Tales of a young mamma said...

Yay so glad to hear you are able to start it up again. FINGERS CROSSED!!

Ashley said...

I've been a bit behind on my blog reading but I'm so happy to hear that the cyst is gone!! At least the past two months of waiting have been worth it! :) Fingers crossed for you!

stephanie said...

Good luck! I've got my fingers crossed for y'all!!

Lindsay said...

So glad you guys are giving it another go at it. Keep us posted. I love reading your journey Cait!

Phoebe Wilde said...

Welcome back on the train! Good luck!

Rachael said...

So happy to read about the cyst having disappeared!! That is so exciting. I myself did not go through this but have spoken to many women who have and I really give you props for being so open and honest about it. You are so brave (the needles) and even if it doesn't happen right away I know it will happen for you guys. Hang in there :) You are both troopers.

Stephanie said...

I hope this is it for you! Being totally de-stressed, your cyst gone, and your PCOS under control are all great signs!!

Josey said...

That's awesome the cyst is gone! Hoping this injectable cycle works for you!!

Taylor @ The Undomestic Momma said...

I dont know how I missed this post but Colin is like a pro shot giver around here haha! Im so glad the cyst is gone! praying this go around works!

Meghan said...

Aww, good luck! I am thinking of you and hoping for positive results!

I am newer to your blog too, and was unaware of your baby process. My husband and I are thinking of trying soon, so I look forward to hearing about your experiences too!

Mrs. B said...

Fingers are double crossed for you, Cait!! ;)

Lauren said...

Hooray! We can be injectable buddies this cycle :)

April said...

My fingers are crossed for you guys! =)

Ana said...

Wishing you the best of luck! My fingers are crossed for you.