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Nashville, TN, United States
I am a mom to amazing twin girls, a wife, and I work full time. I battled infertility for 2 years and over the course of treatments, a twin pregnancy, and raising twins I managed to gain about 80 lbs. I’ve lost about 50 lbs so far and would like to lose another 50 in my quest to become a hot mama.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Holy Lupron headache and some good news!

Last IVF cycle I didn't get any headaches while taking Lupron. This time around, I have woken up with a headache every single day that I've been taking it.  They get worse as the day goes on and there is nothing I can do to make them go away.  I feel so bad for my poor hubby because the only thing I have energy to do between the headaches and the sheer exhaustion is make dinner, watch 30 minutes of TV, and pass out.  I've been a terribly hormonal wife lately.  I am so lucky to have such a wonderful supportive husband that has put up with me throughout this whole process!


And now for the good news!  AF finally came today!  Thank the AF god: )

PS-that is hopefully the last time you'll hear me say that!

9 comments:

  1. What a cute pic. I just found your blog through another. I am sorry about your BFN IVF cycle. I sure hope that this FET brings you success! I am not that many days behind you. I don't remember having s/e from Lupron during my cycle, but this time I am EXHAUSTED.... I guess it's the Lupron.. maybe it's just work?!?!

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  2. I had such horrible headaches from the Lupron that I now cycle without it. Hopefully your BFP in a few weeks will help you forget all about the headaches! Can't wait to read the announcement!

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  3. I also can't wait for your BFP announcement! I've been praying for you!

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  4. Boo! Headaches suck!! But YAY for AF!! When will your FET be? Good Luck!! I'll be following you...Cheering BFP! BFP! BFP! all the way!!! :)

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  5. Rachel-thanks so much for following! I am really hopeful for this cycle. There was just so much playing against me during my first cycle. So I really hope you are right and this cycle is the magical one! That is funny that you mention exhaustion because I am feeling it to. I zonked out in the middle of a concert last night! I'll be following your cycle too! Good luck. Here's to BFPs!

    Eileen-that is interesting that you cycle without it now. My headaches aren't bad enough yet that I would consider that..they are just annoying. Although last nights bordered on a migraine. Trust me, I can't wait to make the announcement. I hope all is going well with your RE and you guys are coming up with a plan.

    A-thanks so much! I truly appreciate the prayers!

    Priscilla-my FET is scheduled for December 4th. Thanks for the positive BFP mantra! I'll be cheering you on as well. When is your ET scheduled for??

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  6. Thinking maybe the 21st? (I'll find out tomorrow) So we will be just about 2 weeks apart!! :)

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  7. Lupron h/a are awful...I had them every day. :(

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  8. When on Lupron, the only thing I could manage was work, coming home, 2 hr nap, eat some soup or half a sandwich, and bed. It was so tiring, and yes I had the headaches too. I say just sleep sleep away. It's a preview for your first trimester.

    Don't give up. For as much as you had going against you, you also have a lot going for you (age, health, etc etc). You can get through this! Can't wait to read about your baby (babies??? Twins, maybe?)

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  9. Can't wait to hear how it goes Priscilla!!!

    Lucy-it's nice to know I'm not the only one!

    Anonymous-thanks for the words of hope! I'll keep you posted!

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