This morning, I arrived at CNY Fertility Center and Spa at 8:15 am. I checked in and sat in the lobby with my mom until I was taken to the dressing room to change into a hospital gown, cap and socks. I got changed, verified my information, got weighed in and then was escorted to my operating room. I got on the table, discussed the procedure with the nurse, spoke with the Anesthesiologist, met with the Embryologist, and met with Dr. Ditkoff. They answered all of my questions, and I theirs.
My IV was put in and I remember getting the antibiotic and after that, I woke up. I do not recall anything else, not even the doctor coming back in.
I awoke and learned that they collected 7 eggs that looked pretty good. I went back to sleep as they infused the two bags of intralipids. I woke up a couple of times and then I woke up for good and was ready to eat. I had heavier bleeding this time than I remember having in the past. The bleeding subsided later in the day.
After the driver picked my mom and I up from CNY, we went to A Tailored Tea to pick up scones. We went back to the hotel and rented a movie on PPV. I had the concierge take me to grocers down the street and got the stuff needed to make garlic mushroom chicken, buttered noodles, squash with onion and peas with snaps. I came back and started dinner, which my mom was supposed to finish, but when I looked up, she was in the bedroom lying across the bed watching Law and Order SVU. I finished dinner and ate and am relaxing in my fluffy pink post egg retrieval socks I found at Target.
My fluffy pink post retrieval socks
I am going to relax the rest of the evening and just watch tv. I wish I could hop in the shower, but was told to wait until tomorrow. I am feeling pretty good. I have no bloating yet, thank goodness. Maybe I will get lucky and will not have any… I am keeping a heating pad, on low, on my tummy.
Tomorrow morning, I will get a call from Embryology to update me on the eggs, fertilization, etc. Prayerfully, all of the eggs will fertilize and grow. One can hope right?