For helping me get through a very difficult day. I didn’t blog about our FET (frozen embryo transfer) cycle. We had our IVF cycle in December and then in March we did an FET cycle. I didn’t want to blog about this because I knew this would be a stressful month and I just wanted to get through it by myself.
We decided to thaw all five of the embryos we had frozen. I had already decided before we even started that this would be our last cycle trying to conceive. When I went in for our initial IVF consult I had every intention of doing three cycles. But, I did not know how hard IVF was. I did not know how I would feel when my cycle failed. I went into this very naively. I really just thought that it had to work. In fact, I was so scared that I was going to end up pregnant with twins or multiples. We only transferred two embryos the first time. I was very insistent on that.
Then when my cycle failed, I was crushed. I told Kelly that I didn’t want to (more…)