I seriously can't believe I'm typing all of this out right now. After the RE told us in January that IVF was our "best option" I just want to say "HAH!!! I told you so!" I've kind of known this for days, but it was finally confirmed today with betas! EDIT: Anyone that knows a lot about betas want to PM me? I just have a couple quick questions!
EDD: 12/29/14 based on LMP, 1/1/15 based on O
What We Did: This cycle I talked my RE into giving us a few more shots with combination cycles before resigning ourselves to IVF. I was on 5mg Femara from CD 3-7, 50iu Follistim from CD 12-15, 5mg Estradiol from CD 14-16, 5000iu HCG trigger on CD16 and 5000iu HCG booster on CD 23 (talk about a mouth full). We only hit O-2 and O this cycle (O was almost a no go due to DH feeling the pressure. Other than all that, this past month I have probably been the most unhealthy person ever. I ate out a lot, I drank more than usual, I'm definitely feeling lucky!
How I Told DH: I just picked up the phone and called him. I've had +HPTs for the past 2 days now so he was already aware it was a real possibility. I'm still thinking about stopping by Target on the way home and getting him a book or a cute little bib or something anyway I had really hoped for more of a "surprise" type story but, oh well!
The Mush: How do I even begin to put this into words? I have found support from some of the most amazing women in the past year of being here. You've made me laugh, I've wanted to cry with some of you, and I'm totally rooting for all of you! I will definitely continue to lurk and follow you all. Thank you for teaching me about my body (yeah, I managed to convince myself I was KTFU immediately after stopping BC last year...that's how little I knew) and really just keeping me sane through IF testing and the works. You ladies are the best!
Now for the obligatory picture: (please wait at least 10 min for this to be posted, I have to hop on my phone since I typed this all up on my work computer).
And no, I don't have granite countertops...