atothelisten Everything out of the boxes.
8 medications total, not all of which are taken at the same time.
Yikes! TBH...all of this (ivf) is a little scary. I've been good until today. Seeing these boxes made me excited but also very anxious. Sometimes I wonder if I really want to share my journey, but at the same time, I feel like it'll help me cope and maybe it'll help others too. I definitely know I'm not the only one going through this and that helps. Not knowing why is probably the worst part. Unexplained infertility really is just that. After 2 failed femara, trigger shot, and iuis (insemination)cycles, we move onto ivf. I know it'll all be worth it when we are able to hold our child in our arms. Funny that I start my process the week of infertility awareness.
#infertilitysucks #infertility #ivf #icsi #infertilityawareness #infertilityawarenessweek #1in8 #ttc #youneverknow #neverlosehope #justkeepswimming #themoreyouknow
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atothelisten Got my first box yesterday, it was small. Open the door to these 2 bigguns today. Ok, it's time, here we go! #letsmakeababy #infertilitysucks #infertility #ivf #icsi #infertilityawareness #infertilityawarenessweek #1in8 #ttc #youneverknow #neverlosehope #justkeepswimming #themoreyouknow 5d
  •   shanayyyy1027 And it's Infertility Awareness Week!! Praying for you!!! 5d
  •   kerrielwilliams What's in the boxes? If you don't mind me asking. 5d
  •   atothelisten @kerrielwilliams I've got about 8 different medications I'm going to have to start taking. They send it all at once. They're in little styrofoam coolers with ice packs to keep them cold since some need to be refrigerated. That's why the boxes are are so big. 5d
  •   eeeloooo My fingers are crossed for you!!! 5d

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atothelisten So we had a disaster in our house a couple weeks ago and my husband decided to fix it the cheapest/best way he knew how. It's under a big rug with a coffee table and couch on top of it so you can't see but really babe?! Plywood?! 3w

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atothelisten Starting to make tutus now..
Maybe with less glitter in the future. That shit goes EVERYWHERE. Our office looks like a fairy threw up all over the carpet.. haha.
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atothelisten Started painting recently, never have before...not too bad if I do say so myself, and I do.
Need more things in my life to help me relax, maybe this could be one, not sure just yet. Lol
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atothelisten So as some of you know, Dustin and I are trying to start a family. For over 2 years we've been unsuccessful so we started seeing a fertility specialist. After a few tests we still haven't found anything wrong with either of us and the drs think it's an ovulation timing issue.
We started out journey last month and took a medicine called femara that is to help boost ovulation. After taking the medicine we got a call saying that I tested positive as a carrier for cystic fibrosis. We had to stop everything and have Dustin checked. After waiting 2 weeks we found out he wasn't and we could continue our journey the following month.
So now we are here. I took my medicine and had an ultrasound Friday where I found out I'm ready to force ovulation. Saturday we took our trigger shot, to force an egg to drop (ovulation) and right now I'm at the Dr with Dustin waiting to do our first IUI (insemination). Everything looks great so far and we are very hopeful, but cautiously optimistic. PMA! Just gotta stay positive. Great things are ahead!!
#infertilitysucks #infertilitysucks #infertility #iui #pma #femara #letsmakeababy #drbrownfertility #ovidrel #positiveattitude #sittingwaitingwishing #ttc #babydust #prayers #wellwishes #love #hcg
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  •   atothelisten Oh wow @olivewren Glad to hear she's just a carrier. I take it your so wasn't a carrier at all. Hoping this iui takes, I only had one big follies so hopefully it does its job. I've heard a lot of success stories, but I've also heard quite a bit of fails too. Just gotta stay positive! 2mon
  •   olivewren No- my husband isn't a carrier.. But that two week wait was hell, lol @atothelisten his complaint was getting blood drawn (like women have it Sooo easy) with infertility testing it's always the cycles we think are a bust.. That end up being the most successful. Are you just doing one iui or two back to back? 2mon
  •   lularoe.corysessions @atothelisten, yes. We've been seeing him the whole time. Yesterday was our appt & we decided to schedule IVF next month. I'm really excited! Baby vibes for us both! 2mon
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atothelisten Came home to a stinky house/husband because our plumbing backed up. Definitely put a fabric softener in my mask to hide the smell. I'm so lucky that he is handy and after a couple of shitty hours...it's fixed. At least it seems so. 3mon

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atothelisten I took a trip to the beach last week. Something about the sound of the waves crashing against the shore just washes away my worries, even if only for a moment. 3mon

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atothelisten Florida girl for sure! Brrr, I'm so cold! It's sooo freaking windy! 3mon

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atothelisten So I wanted to go ahead and let you all know that I have an etsy shop open. I make all kinds of banners for all kinds of occasions. I also have an instagram going so check that out too and if you follow it, even better! Thanks in advance for any viewing or sharing! @withowlourlove 4mon

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atothelisten Happy New Year from us to you! 4mon

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atothelisten Merry Christmas everyone!! 4mon

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atothelisten It's that time a of year again. Don't let her face fool you, she actually doesn't mind the tree anymore. Haha. 5mon

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atothelisten Snap from this morning after we picked her up from the vet. Zoey was SO happy to see us even though she was all doped up. I had to work today so Dustin stayed home with her, it's my turn tomorrow. He said she was pretty good, no food, but a little bit of water. She didn't use the bathroom all day but went shortly after I got home so that eased our minds a bit. Lots of sleeping and when she's awake she's pretty whiny and obviously uncomfortable. I know we did the best thing we can for her but the next three months are gonna be tough on all of us. Poor baby😙 6mon

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atothelisten While we were on vacation the girls where staying at my parents house and Zoey got hurt. Mom and dad didn't see it but said she went out to play and came back limping. After 2 weeks of limping we finally went to see the dr this morning. Her CCL is torn so they're going to have to do surgery to repair it. She looks so cute and happy here, little does she know that she's getting cut up today. That's right...today. They had time to do it and, we figure, the sooner the better. My poor baby. We gotta pick her up tomorrow morning between 10 and 12 and I'm going to be a mess the whole time. Thank god I'm off work today. I already miss her terribly! 6mon

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atothelisten Yesterday we kayaked out to a little island. I, honestly, was so scared, but Dustin makes me push my limits. We all need someone in our life who makes us go above and beyond in the world. It was amazing and I really only have him to thank for that. 🌞 6mon

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atothelisten I couldn't imagine my life with any other person. It's been 18 years since we became friends, 9 since we started dating, and now 3 years of marriage and it's all been great! #11112 #darntootin #truelove #keywest #bestfriends #ilovemyhusband #happyanniversary #parrothead #worthit 6mon
  •   melashlo Awwwe Happy Anniversary guys! We love you! 6mon
  •   atothelisten Thanks @melashlo! We love yall too! Can't wait til you get here, well Jacksonville, but we can come down here too. It's awesome!! 6mon

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