And we know that in all things God works for the good of those that love Him, who have been called according to His purpose.
Romans 8:28

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

New Medication + Stress = Bad

Hello faithful blog readers!! Sorry I've been so MIA recently. I wish I could come back with an inspiring and encouraging post, but unfortunately you're not going to get that from me today!

I started my new fertility drug and all I can really say is ... UGHHH!! I hope it works, but it's AWFUL! I would honestly rather take the injections nightly than deal with the side effects from the new medicine. I have a horrible headache from the moment I wake up in the morning and spend the whole day waiting for the next hot flash that will leave me drenched in sweat! Lovely, just lovely. And they expect me to feel like..., you know, "TRYING"! Yikes!

So anyway, I only have to take the medicine two more days and then I'm done with it, so I'm hoping that the effects stop when I stop taking the daily dose. I'll have an ultrasound next Wednesday to see how many follicles we're working with this month and if they medication worked to thicken my lining. I'll keep you all updated. Pray, pray, pray for several good follicles!

In other news, my stress level is through the roof! I am really not handling the stresses of life well. In dealing with the infertility and the move to Tennessee (yes I realize it was 4 months ago, but I'm not settled yet), I'm losing my really, I think I am. I came to the realization today that there's absolutely NO way I'll get pregnant when I'm this much of a mess emotionally. I'm constantly either crying or fighting the urge to cry. I feel sorry for myself and don't understand why nothing in my life seems be working out...something has got to give!!! I'm so very homesick, I miss my baby girl, and I can't believe I'm still not pregnant! Please pray for some relief for me and maybe even a little dose of joy!!

By the way, both my Grandpa Bill and Jacob's Grandma Joan are still in the hospital and could use your prayers as well.

Thank you, thank you, thank you for all the prayers and support!!!


  1. Once again, wish there was something I could do! I don't like seeing friends hurt!

  2. Praying and we love you both so very much..
    Mamaw Fairchild

  3. Wish there was a way to help you reduce your stress. When I'm stressed, Damon always tells me to "Breathe." So keep breathing, beauty.

    The headache and hot flashes sound a lot like what I experienced when I was prego. Maybe it's practice for things to come? Although, that's probably not going to make you feel any better right now. As always, sending you love and prayers.

  4. yikes...i ache for ya, i cant imagine b/c just the lowest dose of clomid had me feeling pretty crappy. :( PLEEEEEEAAAAASE be worth it for ya, thats my prayer

  5. i moved to louisville without all the chaos and stress that you have going on and it took me almost eighteen months to feel 'settled.' give it time--i promise it gets better--relocating and adapting anyway.

    hopefully your body adapts to your medicine better and soon! although if you look at it this way...maybe it's a good thing you don't know anyone yet--that way you can hot flash in private ;)