Today I went and picked up these two West African fertility dolls that my uncle brought back with him from his stint in the Peace Corps in the 70's. (see below!) It's a male and a female (2 feet tall). My uncle and his wife have 4 children and they claim they helped them, so he wanted to give them to me. They are a little scary and have been up in their attic for 20 years. I put them on either side of our bedside tables. I'm hoping they work some magic! Can you imagine if I brought them out to Colorado with me!
This weekend was good. The party last night for my cousin who is getting married in December was fun, but I got a headache. I did take a little bit of imitrex, because I can't stand having a migraine. This is the last time I am going to take it, because of course Dr. G and the nurse don't want me to take anything except what is prescribed. So the next 3 weeks are going to be very low-key. No social obligations. No stress (yeah right!).
Last Friday, I ran into a friend who was actually the first person in Oxford that I met that was going through fertility treatments. She and I lost touch a year ago. She never responded to my emails, so I thought she didn't want to talk anymore, but she told me when I saw her that she never checks that hotmail account anymore, so that made me feel better. She is finally pregnant after going though alot to get there, so I am so happy for her.
At the party last night, I told a couple of my friends that I was doing in vitro. Everyone I talked to was super supportive. I am so over my fertility struggle being a secret. I talk openly to my family about it, which is really nice. The closer I get to the transfer the better I feel. I am ready to have my consult with Dr. G on Tues at 9:30. Did any of y'all get the APA test where they test to see if you have any blood clotting problems? This phone consult is $100. Is there anything I should be sure to ask him?