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Infertility, Marriage

Prayers Appreciated!

March 20, 2014

I shared in my Little Happies this past week that I was going to be doing a new treatment to help get my ovaries to ovulate.

New as in nearly experimental-ish.

Well, it turns out my right ovary was a little bit of an eager beaver this round of clomid and on CD 10 its already mature. Typically I don’t “ovulate” on my chart until CD 17-18, so this is unusual. After receiving my U/S results this morning, I got a call from PPVI to not take my new medicine.

Instead, to my surprise, I was told to go ahead and do a 10,000 unit HCG trigger shot (administered by nurse Jonathan). He makes me say “you are the best nurse” every time he gives me shots, since I myself am a RN. He likes to rub it in that he has more nursing experience than I do currently.

Back to HCG – we tried this once before back in November and it didn’t work. It just resulted in an even fatter LUF that month and I hit a new low with infertility. So obviously I am nervous that we will have a repeat LUF…but maybe, just maybe, the trigger will work and I will actually ovulate like a normal woman.

This is where your prayers are appreciated. Please pray for:

  • healthy ovulation (let’s be honest I really want to pray for a healthy pregnancy but this a vital first step my body likes to forget to do!!!)
  • my sanity
  • the ability to forgive my body if it creates another LUF
  • my mood – I get a bit crazed on HCG

A rosary, spontaneous prayers, a chaplet, candle lighting, shouts, whispers, groans, novenas – however you desire to join us in prayer, it’s very much appreciated.

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  • Reply Stephanie March 20, 2014 at 7:11 pm

    So many prayers for you guys!!!

  • Reply Rebecca March 20, 2014 at 9:15 pm


  • Reply Ecce Fiat March 21, 2014 at 6:39 am

    Definitely praying! St. Joseph, pray for us. St. Anne, pray for us. Especially prayers for your sanity!!!

  • Reply Amanda March 21, 2014 at 11:26 am

    Thanks gals! I appreciate the prayers. We are praying an Annunciation novena (since it’s coming up this next week) trying to abandon to God’s will in all of this….and since Jesus was miraculously conceived, anything is possible!

  • Reply mmewerner March 21, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    We are praying!

  • Reply Infertile Minnesota March 21, 2014 at 7:19 pm


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