Tuesday, December 19, 2006

A Bit More Emotional Than Originally Thought and an IUI Update

So as it turns out I think the Clomid might have messed with me more than I thought. J and I were out to dinner last week and started discussing religion. I am working on figuring out what I really believe and J was raised pretty much agnostic. So, the conversation turns to how we would want to raise our children and before I know it, we are on the verge of fighting over how we should raise our children (from a religious stance) that we don't even have yet. I thought I would try to end the fight before it started, but my choice of words made it much much worse.

It went something like this:
Me: This is silly, we shouldn't be arguing about this now...if I ever give birth to a live child, then we can talk (now where did this phrase come from? I am blaming the Clomid!)
J: That is a great attitude, and most disgusting thing I have ever heard you say...why are we even bothering with this IUI?
Me: Start crying and have to go to the bathroom.

Yikes, we really don't fight like this, so it was a bit of a surprise for sure - continued fighting and I couldn't really get it together and ended up screaming at him to just get away from me...he left the apartment for a bit and I sat down and cried...anyway, when he came back we were able to hash out where each of us were coming from - but the truth is I really don't think this fight would have happened without me being hyper emotional...

ANYWAY...moving on.

I finished the Clomid on Thursday and had negative OPK's through the weekend. On Monday morning I had my LH tested and an ultrasound. I had two good sized follies (2.1 & 2.5 at my clinic) and two on the small side (1.3 and 1.6) We got the instructions for the HCG shot and the plan was to have the shot Monday night at 8:45pm and then IUI on Wednesday at 8:15am. I got a call around 3pm and found out my LH was surging, I guess the blood test is much more accurate. So...HCG shot got moved up to 5:30pm and IUI was this morning. We had to wait a while to get in, but man they do it fast once you get started! J put up some impressive numbers (190 million, 97% motile and a 3+ for morphology I think) we did the IUI and I headed to work. I really wanted to come home and lay down, but it was not to be! We are to follow up with intercourse tomorrow morning and then the dreaded 2ww begins. At least I have the holidays to keep me busy!


Heather said...

Those are some good numbers! YAY! It sounds good...fingers crossed.

Stephanie said...

Glad the IUI went smoothly. Go sperm go! Well I guess they are already put where they need to be so "Get her, boys!" I think it is so funny that all those sperm go after one little egg. Makes me smile.