FET #2 Update
My ultrasound this morning showed my lining at 6.5 mm and my largest follicle was 10mm. I am on day 8 so this is pretty good news for me. I tend to ovulate late so the fact my follicle is 10mm already makes me happy. They like my lining to be 8-10mm and will trigger me when my follicle is 18mm. I would say they will probably trigger me in a week or less. I think after the trigger I will be doing the transfer one week later. Our frozen embies are five day blasts. This is all so exciting! I hope on turkey day I have something really to be thankful for! I am scheduled to go back in for my second monitoring appointment Thursday! So many emotions going on right now. Does anyone else find themselves really anxious during a FET or IVF? It is like the closer I get to transfer day the more and more anxious and nervous I am. I wish I was one of those people that when I got anxious I went on some crazy cleaning spree but instead I usually tend to turn to food. I should see if I can change that this time…..but what would be a good outlet I could do when I get anxious? Hmmm…..
My work was closed today because of Hurricane Sandy is on her way. It is supposed to be a nasty one. We have prepped….took everything inside or tied it down outside. I can hear the wind howling outside. Last year this same week we had a nasty Nor’easter. The good thing is I am lucky to be home with the fireplace blazing and safe and sound. Since yesterday was a recovery day I did not do a thing. So I managed to get some cooking done today. I made some chocolate protein bars and Jamie Eason’s Monster Meatloaf. I also came up with a Pumpkin Pie protein shake. It was pretty good.
Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake
1 scoop vanilla protein powder
A few T of sugar free vanilla pudding ( I bet cheesecake flavor would be good too)
1/2-1 C Milk
Xanthum Gum (for thicker consistancy)
Many shakes of Pumpkin Pie seasoning
Lots of Ice
I am hoping we can manage getting through the storm without losing power. We had cable issues this weekend so I was without internet all weekend. Not gonna lie…it was painful. I also hope they cancel work again tomorrow! I am off Friday so that would make for a very nice, short work week! I think it is going to be an early night for me. Snuggling up in bed with my kindle sounds pretty damn good to me. I better charge that puppy up before it’s too late.