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Per.formance Anxiety

Giv.e it to me hard and fast and DO NOT pull out until I say so!

She pulled out. I didn’t say so. Maybe my hand got in the way when I looked down, who knows.
But as a result I got stabbed twice. Poor thing, she had per.formance anxiety.
This morning, my love is on a jet plane and I’m back to injecting myself. I think I like it better this way (no offense baby) but at least I know I’m not going to pull out.
It’s just that she hates to hurt me…she really, really, hates those needles. And I hate being poked more than necessary. So there you have it.

Tomorrow I go in for blood work and my first ultrasound to see how jacked up my follicles are. I can’t wait!!!

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11 Comments

  • Reply giggleblue October 7, 2008 at 8:20 pm

    poor thing! i’m sorry that you have been getting the pincushion treatment!

    you are a brave soul for being able to stick yourself!

  • Reply Jen October 7, 2008 at 8:28 pm

    Wow…you are more brave than I. I cannot inject myself and fortunately my wife should have been a nurse or doctor b/c she is amazing. No pain, right on target. Good luck with the retreval!

  • Reply mulberry October 7, 2008 at 9:44 pm

    total new meaning to *pulling out*. it used to be, in my young pseudo-hetero life, what the guy said he’d do so you *wouldn’t* get pregnant 😉

    let’s hope those follicles are dancing and ready to go!

  • Reply Lizzie October 7, 2008 at 9:55 pm

    I think it’s worse on the one that has to give the shots, for sure! But double jabs? Ouch!!

  • Reply Gia October 8, 2008 at 4:34 am

    woohooo…. I’m so excited that you guys are back and want to hear allll about the trip! and you are pulling out he big guns!! IVF sweet

  • Reply vee October 8, 2008 at 11:55 am

    Have you tried pushing it in slowly and gently? I never felt a thing. Hope all is looking good on the inside at your U/S later.

  • Reply tbean October 8, 2008 at 2:24 pm

    Hope your u/s shows many happy follicles growing you a huge harvest of eggs!

  • Reply insertmetaphor October 8, 2008 at 5:09 pm

    Hah! I love this post!

  • Reply babypants October 8, 2008 at 8:52 pm

    H and I would always sort of have a little tension when we were doing the injections. I did always like her to the sticks however. It is brave to be doing them yourself. I hope those follies are juiced. xo. L.

  • Reply Les Make Babies October 9, 2008 at 3:46 pm

    Hi there – how was your u/s yeseterday? How’s everything looking in there?

  • Reply journeytowardsourbaby October 10, 2008 at 8:32 pm

    haha I wouldn’t even be able to try – as much as my K hates needles and the thought of injecting herself, the thought of me doing it is ten times worse (this goes back to an unfortunate leg waxing incident early in our relationship. Turns out my reassuring smile before ripping wasn’t so much reassuring as creepy lol)

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