Tuesday, October 11, 2011

It's Real

So today, I got my calendar of events and list of medications...
Color coded to associate pain levels:  blue - no pain, yellow- minor pain, red-sometimes requires anesthesia.
 I'm kidding, but it does kinda work like that unfortunately.

It really is time to start this adventure again.  Six weeks ago, I would have never thought I could make it to now.  Now, I'm a bit gun shy to say it best.  There are no guarantees in life, and this is one of those moments that I really wish there was at least a money-back guarantee.  Seriously, though, here we are.

I'm forever grateful that I have the opportunity to do this again.  One way or another, it means we are that much closer to fulfilling a dream.  Whether it means learning even more about what my body can and can't do, or leads to our very own baby or two, for BJ and I, it's another answer to some difficult questions regarding how we get to point B for baby.

Included with my calendar is a list of medications, and they've certainly upped the ante this time.  Most of them are the same, but the dosage has increased.  I'm trying to figure out the best time to take some of them.  The lupron has to be refrigerated, which makes it a little more complicated.  They want me to take it in the evening, and I'm thinking around the same time I take the bromocriptine.

So starting tomorrow my schedule will go something like this...

Wake up - Royal Jelly, Go Pee
Go to Work - Bottle of Water
Get to work -  Go Pee
At work - Breakfast of Oatmeal w/Flax, baby aspirin, Juice+, Coenzyme Q10, Fish Oil, lots of water
Mid-Morning- Go Pee, Prenatal Vitamin with lots of water.
Lunch - Pee, eat, drink lots of water and then go pee again.
20 minutes after lunch - Pee
20 minutes later- Probably peeing again but also drinking water
Stop on way home from work to pee.
Get home - pee
Start making dinner, then have to pee.
Dinner - with lots of water and Juice+ and L-Carnitine
After dinner - peeing a lot and finishing up my minimum 64oz daily water quota...
9:00 pm Yaz with lots of water...
Bedtime - Pee, then 20 units of Lupron, bromocriptine and Royal Jelly
About 45 minutes after bedtime, get up to pee.
1:00am - peeing
4:00am - probably peeing again
6:15am - Pee and start over.

As you can tell, it's a pretty pissy schedule...(I made a funny!) In a couple of weeks, I'll trade the Yaz for Follistim and Menopur injections in the am and pm respectively.

At least I have something to do, right?

Peace, Love and Going Number 1,

"There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying."
~Francis Bacon


  1. Bahahaha... "Peace, Love and Going Number 1"!

    Even funnier than "pretty pissy schedule" in my opinion!

    Hang in there, kid! We love you!!

  2. That's a lot of peeing! Thinking good thoughts for you, lady.