Sunday, November 2, 2008

Now We Wait

It's done. We went to the Dr. on Saturday morning for the embryo transfer! Of course it did not go smoothly, which I expected from the trial of transfer. There was some trouble getting to my uterus so it took longer than normal. They had to basically put a needle and thread through my cervix and lift my cervix by pulling on the thread which was hanging out of my weird! After some pain from both the procedure and my FULL BLADDER, it was done...there were officially 2 embryos in my body. I even got a picture of of which is already hatching :-) And, to my absolute utter surprise....we have 2 embryos that we can freeze!!! This is a very big deal....only 20% of patients have any left to freeze!

I have spent the last 2 days laying around sleeping and watching tv while Joe has been cooking, cleaning and shopping...what a deal :-) He brought me home a treat of Cheetos's, 100 cal. cakes and scratch off' sweet! Unfortunately, I am supposed to be eating low carb/high protein so I can only have a few treats!

Thank you to my friends and family for their calls, emails, comments and visits!

Joe and I before we left for the transfer

Me and the miracle workers... Dr. Roach and Jana

Joe with of the sweetest, most comforting women I have ever met

The results :-)

Me relaxing with a little love from my nieces and nephews



Blogger Jill said...

Yay!!!! I was hoping you had updated your blog! GREAT NEWS. I'm so excited for you and Joe. The picture of you and Joe before the procedure is really good. I need to come over and cook some low carb meals with you. :)

November 3, 2008 at 1:16 PM  
Blogger Amber said...

Oh Amy - I am keeping my fingers SO tightly crossed for you! Those are some beautiful embies - I hope they make you some beautiful babies!

(Your transfer story is a scary one, though! You're one tough chick!)

I'll be thinking about you. Keep us posted!

November 3, 2008 at 9:28 PM  
Blogger Cat said...

yeah amy. this is the best news yet on your ivf journey. i am praying and keeping my fingers crossed. those little embryos look great! you look great in your b4 transfer picture. sorry you have to go through pain and movement of your cervix to get it in there. i love you and miss you! wish i could come over tonight like your other friends can. i would not cook, cause i am not a good cook, but i would do anything else for you.

November 4, 2008 at 9:25 AM  
Anonymous Angela said...

Amy & Joe-

We are all so excited for you guys! We have a group of us praying for ya'll (: Thank you for sharing your journey with all of us. We all wish the best for you two- and soon to be three! (or more?!?)

Lots O' Love,
Angela & Trey

November 4, 2008 at 10:54 AM  
Blogger Laura said...

Woo-hoo! One more phase is complete!! I'm so happy to hear that the transfer was successfully (if painfully...that sounded like a major ouch) completed. I'm praying for at least one of those pretty little embryos to implant. Hang in there and enjoy the special treatment. You totally deserve it. Hugs to you, Joe, and the little embryos!

November 4, 2008 at 2:42 PM  

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