Archive | August, 2009

Yes officer, that IS a vat of sperm in my backseat

So the Wife’s cycle has been very, very regular.  She’s has an LH surge in Sundays, and we inseminate on Mondays… (yes, I realize two times in a row doesn’t necessarily mean she’s regular, but it already feels like a pattern). Yesterday we both had crazy days.  She had to run all around northeastern Massachusetts […]

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I was wrong…

We did another blood tests today.  Given the number of negative pregnancy tests we had this week, it was no surprise when the blood work came back negative.  This is hard.  Two more weeks and we get to try again.  Awesome.

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Insemination Round #2

The first nurse was HORRIFIC!  The Wife was in pain, as was clear from her facial expressions and the numbness in my hand as she squeezed with power beyond her usual strength.  After fifteen minutes of proclaiming, “I don’t want to torture you,” nurse #1 gave up and fetched nurse Mary.  Suddenly the experience took […]

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Boys know nothing about sperm…

Woke up.  Wife peed on a stick.  Got a smiley face!  The shot seems to have worked… Last night we were watching my sister’s kids.  We took the four and two year old to a small outdoor concert while my Aunt watched the baby.  Because we were running late for our 9 o’clock injection time, […]

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Just call me nurse Jen…

The Wife went in for an ultrasound this morning.  Her left ovary has sprouted two follicles – one 20mm, and the other 14mm.  (Yes, I am secretly hoping for twins – so go follicles, go!) Tonight I have to give her a shot of Ovidrel so that her body will release the eggs… the instructions […]

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