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The best cure for hurting ovaries

With all of our travel adventures both this time and last, I forgot that IVF isn't that fun.  The shots aren't fun, the side-effects aren't fun and the appointments aren't fun.  Over the last four days the Gonal-F shots have (hopefully) started to pump out the amount of eggs that I would normally produce in one and a half years. And today I started both Menopur and Citrotide. So with that comes hurting ovaries.

What do hurting ovaries feel like?  Well, they feel like you are producing a years worth of eggs in four days and carrying them around in addition to a 23 pound child.

But, it is hard to complain too much when your view taking the shots every morning looks like this:



And your pain killers look like this:



Wine a cure for hurting ovaries?  Yes, it works.  And my totally awesome doctor said I can have this fantastic ovary numbing remedy all the way until they put the embryos back in.


Now that I think about it.  I'm not sure why everybody who has to go through this doesn't go abroad.  So far, it's worked ok for us.

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