Bloodwork, HSG & IUI. Oh my!

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My RE, myself and my lovely hubs have decided to give IUI 3 tries before diving in to IVF. My previous Dr. felt like IUI wouldn’t work because of the severity of my endo. But it costs $250 with our medical insurance, which is a HELL of a lot cheaper than IVF, so I figure it’s worth a few solid attempts. So, our plan is to schedule my HSG for early next cycle (sometime in the next weekish) and then, pending my tubes are clear, we will start injectibles and then IUI! Dear God, please let this work!

At my appointment last week they took TWELVE vials of blood. My right arm gave out at 11 so they had to take one from my left. My arm hurt for about 3 days afterward and had a pretty bruise. One of the many perks of infertility.

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So, in other news… E is still gone. I haven’t talked to him for about a week now and it’s torture. I am ready for the Army to give him back. He should be back within the next 7-10 days but I really have no idea. Everything is so up in the air. All the time. One of the many perks of being a military wife.

Can we just fast forward 2 weeks?

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7 thoughts on “Bloodwork, HSG & IUI. Oh my!

  1. Sounds like a great plan. Jeez 250? That’s awesome. Yea I would def give it a few tries before moving on if it is that cheap! Dang girl, 12 vials of blood?? I bet that was tough. I hope your hsg goes well!!

  2. Praying for you!! I had about 10 vials taken a few months back. I just kept staring thinking it was never going to end. You’re very lucky that insurance pays for something. I don’t have any coverage whatsoever.

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