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The Quest for the Holy Grail

January 31, 2009

Aunt Flo arrived a bit early, so I started BCPs on Monday night. This pretty much describes how I feel on the left. I tried to see if there was a way to take less BCPs, but I’m invested in the date I chose for my FET transfer, so it means taking a crap load more BCPs, as in 30+ days. So far, so good. I think either the side effects haven’t really kicked in, or this is a different type of BCPs than I took at the other clinic, and it’s better for me. My mood is surprisingly good. I had a few freak out moments in making the decision to go ahead now with the BCPs, as in, “OMG, this is really happening and I hope it won’t be like last time” freak out.

Here I am, groveling again. I’m kinda hoping it will be like this scene from Monty Python’s Holy Grail:

Sorry to beg! If any of you gals have some spare meds floating around your closet that you don’t need anymore, I would very much appreciate any donations. Although FET is a lot cheaper (*cough*) than IVF, we are still feeling the squeeze with Magic out of work right now (says as she averts eyes…). I will need the following:

  • Lu.pron, not generic
  • Vi.velle 0.1mg patches
  • P.IO
  • End.ometrin

Please e-mail me at phoebephoenixtalesatgmaildotcom if you can help.

A huge THANK YOU goes out to my two angels who have already helped me out. You know who you are! Wouldn’t it be cool if we had a Sal.vation Army type place that would offer to pick up your left over donated meds from your house and distribute them to those who need them?

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7 Comments leave one →
  1. Duck permalink
    February 1, 2009 8:51 am

    Sorry hun! I tossed all my drugs in my fit of "i will never be pregnant why do I need this crap" plus i didn't take any of those drugs, but, still I had bottles and bottles of est*race…Try emailing L & F and making a plead for drugs!

  2. Retro Girl permalink
    February 1, 2009 9:21 am

    I’m glad you aren’t feeling side effects from the BCPs yet. I have yet to take them, but will need to soon enough for our FET…I’m scared. I felt awful on them when I took them 10 years ago…you know, when I was trying NOT to get pregnant…ha,ha,ha.What a great idea about the meds – kind of like an ivf craig’s list or something.

  3. luna permalink
    February 1, 2009 12:50 pm

    classic movie! love it. best of luck on your quest!

  4. Lost in Space permalink
    February 1, 2009 11:32 pm

    I’m so glad the BCPs aren’t getting you like last time. I hate those bless-ed little pills. You are going to do great!!I love the IVF med Salvation Army idea. (-; If this cycle bombs for me I will have a bunch of Endometrin and Vivelle left over. I’m hoping to need them, but you are first on my list if I don’t, okay?

  5. geeksinrome permalink
    February 2, 2009 5:45 am

    good luck, sistah! i wish i had drugs to give you (though I just got a big stash of homeopathic stuff smuggled in from the states… flu fighting crap, nothing pregger-related…)what happened to Magic?! I’m so sorry he’s not working… sucky economy.

  6. Rachie Pachie permalink
    February 2, 2009 2:37 pm

    I have some Vivelle Dot patches. I think I’ll have 8 left. Not too much, but if it will help… let me know! 🙂

  7. Clio permalink
    February 20, 2009 5:29 pm

    a have a full unopened bottle of PIO. surprisingly, I also had a good mood while on the BCPs. isn’t that nice?

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