This is my second injectable IUI, and the injections just really freak me out. I know they don’t hurt, but there’s just something about jabbing yourself in the thigh with a 1 1/2 inch needle that just seems unnatural. I had a friend help me with my last round of shots, and I will again this time. For whatever reason, even knowing that I have someone that will help me with the shots I’m still starting to freak out. I just go over it in my head over and over again and stress myself out, unnecessarily. I realize it’s not rational, and I’ve tried to tame the anxiety….but I’m having a tough time because my injections start tomorrow.
I finished my third dose (out of 5) of Clomid last night, and so far so good. I’ve had some hot flashes and I think I’ve been hungrier, but who knows maybe it’s all in my head. I woke up with a horrible headache this morning, but after taking some Tylenol and having a cup of coffee I feel much better.
I started T-25, another BeachBody program that we’ve owned for a few years and have never completed (LOL, yea story of my life), on Monday and so far it’s going pretty good. It’s definitely “easier” than Insanity…and mainly just because it’s only 25 minutes as opposed to 45+ with insanity, and it’s only 5 days a week instead of the 6 with insanity. Everyone has 25 minutes 5 days a week they can devote to working out right?? That’s the idea behind it! I just love Shaun T!
I also wanted to update you on my decision about being on anti-depression medication going forward. At my last RE appointment they wanted to switch me from Zoloft to Cymbalta because hopefully I’ll be pregnant before too much longer and he said Cymbalta was a safer pregnancy drug. But when I consulted Dr. Google I realized they were both rated C for pregnancy (they typically don’t want you taking anything higher than a B while you’re pregnant, depending on what you’re treating)….so this had me a little concerned. So what I’ve decided to do is stay on Zoloft until I get pregnant, then stop taking it all together. I was nervous to have to stop taking the medication before I actually had a positive pregnancy test, because if this cycle doesn’t work that’s when I’ll need the meds the most. That’s typically the time I sink so low. I was so happy to hear that it wouldn’t be a problem to continue taking them until I got a positive test.
Wish me luck with my injections starting tomorrow!! I’ll check in again next Tuesday after my RE appointment, if not before. 🙂