relief in the form of a catheter

So if you’ve been reading this blog since the beginning, you have some idea of how difficult anything involving my cervix was for me. If you haven’t, I’ll refer you here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, or here. And that’s probably not half of what we actually did. Or you can just believe me that transfers and all the crap I went through to get to transfers were nightmarish. I’m not exaggerating.

I had my pre-op for Monday’s hysteroscopy today. And we did a trial transfer.

And it was easy. Easy. EASY.

You simply can not imagine my sheer relief. It’s hard to explain, but it gives me great peace. The embryos are created – there’s no way to know if they are chromosomally normal or not. There’s no way to know if they’ll survive the thaw process. There’s no way to know if I’ll get pregnant.

But transfers were always this limiting step. It seemed like everyone else got normal transfers; I got anything but normal. And that impacts success rates.

I guess I’m saying I feel like we have a chance. A real one.

And if it doesn’t work, it’s not going to be because of a crappy transfer.

And that – that is something I can live with.

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~ by Larisa on January 10, 2009.

No Responses Yet to “relief in the form of a catheter”

  1. That’s great news!!! Every little bit in the right direction helps!! Yay – good job cervix πŸ™‚

  2. Who would have ever thought the title statement was possible??? So happy to hear that things went smoothly, AND that they went ahead with the trial transfer at all. πŸ™‚

  3. Yay! I think I remember your doc saying that delivering BabyHope would help with your cervix- so she seemed to be the answer to that problem. So, so glad you are not having to deal with that this go round. I am sure the painful memories were not far from your mind today.

  4. WOW. I never thought that I would read this post from you… God Bless Your Cervix.

  5. Fan-Freaking-Tastic!!!!

    I am so glad to read that. You deserve easy!!!!!!!!

  6. Yippee! Your crevix finally decided to join the party!

  7. I am so glad to hear the trial went smoothly. I hope that it makes all the difference. It sounds like it is a step towards that “peace” you wrote about. Good luck.

  8. That is such good news! I feel like I can HEAR your sigh of relief from this post.

    Seems like all that work of pushing a baby through something the size of a lemon should get you some return. And it did. πŸ™‚

    Hope monday goes well.

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