Saturday, July 21, 2012

Yes, 2 Posts in One Day!

I wanted to update everyone to let you all know that FedEx did come (I know you were on pins and needles waiting to hear the news ;) ).  I ended up getting my full dose of Follistim in, and I will take my Menopur in just a few minutes! I'm excited for my ultrasound tomorrow to see where my follicles are at. It feels weird not feeling pain anymore so I surely hope they are still growing!

We've been busy cleaning all day today. My dear husband has been working his behind off over the last few weeks to get our spare bedroom organized and cleaned out. I should explain that we have two spare bedrooms, but one serves as an "attic" since we have NO storage in our house whatsoever, and having a teacher at home means needing storage. So we have managed to throw away over ten bags of garbage(!), and we have organized the attic to the point where if we found out we were pregnant three weeks from now, we'd be all set to convert our current spare bedroom to a nursery. Ahh! It feels incredible just typing that out!!

Other than that, I've been catching up on laundry and dishes that have been building up over my last few days of pain. I am determined to make my own laundry soap in the next month or so because I'm so tired of all the detergent I go through. It's expensive, filled with chemicals, and makes me feel yucky when I breathe it in while doing the laundry.

Also, I'm determined on my next store trip to buy a journal which will allow me to record my thoughts and feelings for my potential future child. I've always wanted to be able to give my children a diary of the feelings I had during pregnancy, the thoughts that kept reoccurring, and the overwhelming love I'm sure I'll feel from early on.  Over the last few days, I've felt that desire to start the journal grow very strong. I figure I might as well start it during the IVF journey as there are so many emotions running through my heart and mind. I go to do some more cleaning and anxiously await tomorrow's appointment. 6:45 AM can't come soon enough! :)


  1. I LOVE this!!! I am so excited all of this is happening! Thanks for the constant updates and keep them coming!!! BTW I kept a little journal for Kaylee with letters I wrote to her so I love the idea of a journal. I also love the idea of starting it during the IVF journey so your child can see how loved he/she was well before he/she was even conceived!

  2. I think starting your journal during IVF is awesome! And the laundry soap is SUPER easy to make.

  3. I also love the journal idea!

  4. I can't wait to start this journal! Thank you ladies for your feedback! :)

    My cousin's wife uses this stuff for their daughter's clothes. Its fairly organic/not icky. Also, you should read "The Kind of Love that Saves You."


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