Sunday, June 28, 2009
Wham, Bam, Thank you Ma'am
The shots are going well as you can see from the picture. My last IVF cycle was the first time I gave myself a shot. Up until that point Dr. G (my hubby) had been giving them to me, but one morning he has an early meeting and I was forced to inject myself. I remember sitting on the closed toilet seat holding the syringe giving myself a pep talk. You know the one, I can do this! My heart was pounding, my hands were sweating and I was holding the syringe an inch from my belly. Finally I took a deep breath and plunged in the tiny needle. My first thought was "this is not big deal". I honestly could not believe I got so worked up over something that didn't even hurt. I laughed to myself and said "I did it" and I've been doing it ever since. Dr. G was giving me my morning Lupron shot but now that I've moved onto the hard core drugs (which have to be mixed together) I just do it myself. I figure if I go to the trouble of mixing the drugs and preparing the shot I might as well just give it to myself.