Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Looking good so far

Had my ultrasound this morning. I thought it was CD 8, but they consider the first day of stims CD 2, so according to my clinic it's CD 7. Not that it really matters...

My right ovary shows 4 follicles, all 7mm. My left ovary shows 1 follicle, also 7mm. There might be another one -- couldn't tell for sure. My doc now thinks that maybe there isn't an endometrioma -- that the corpus luteum that's resolving is showing up that way. But he'll aspirate that area at egg retrieval and see if there's blood inside or not. But he wasn't concerned.

So 5 follicles, all measuring 7mm, is quite good for me. Normally I have some that are ahead, and some that are smaller. Of course some could disappear by the next ultrasound, but so far so good.

And in other good news, my NK cell levels came back completely normal. I'll find tomorrow about my TH1:TH2 levels.

Lining, which is never a problem for me (I have to be good at *something*), is about 6.9mm -- normal for this point in the cycle.

I continue with all my meds and go back in on Friday morning. I'll take three days of Ganirelix, which could start Friday, but might start later, then trigger the next day, so the earliest retrieval would be Wednesday November 3.

Overall my meds have been easier to handle (although I had a meltdown last night, feeling stressed and 'in the weeds'). But it's really nice not being on Lupron -- previous cycles I'd end up crying every night before going to sleep. I'm feeling a little swollen, but otherwise no physical side effects.

Here's hoping all the follicles stick around and grow in unison for Friday!


  1. That's wonderful news! How awesome that your eggs are all the same size...that gives them all a great chance! looking forward to the next update. xoxoxox

  2. Wow, everything is sounding SPOT ON!!! Hoping your great measurements continue through the remainder of your cycle!!! :)

  3. Glad to hear things are going well ;) We really are in the same place in our cycles. Good luck!

  4. so far, so good!! Hope everything looks great at the next monitoring appointment!!

  5. I *love* how they are all the same size. My final attempts were always sabotaged by one big, stupid follicle gobbling up all the meds.

    We are on a very similar schedule. You have a side kick through the 2ww with me.

  6. That's great news! I hope the good news keeps coming for you!

  7. Wow! Wonderful news :) Glad things are moving great and well..

    -K :)

  8. Everything sounds great! Love this!

  9. Great news!!! Sending lots of baby dust :)