Friends. I have to admit, I have cried about this many times already. We are moving on to IUI for January. I know several of you have done this many times, so any support or words of wisdom you have I will gladly welcome. Letting go and admitting that we need this to conceive again has been very difficult for me.
If you’re not familiar with IUI, it’s the next step in fertility treatment that very well could be our final success in achieving pregnancy. It’s pretty much our last option before IVF, which is off the table for us. IUI is intrauterine insemination.
I hate that I have to ask Glenn to go through this with me. However, I’m also thankful that I have an amazing OB who can do this in her office and will make this as comfortable and less embarrassing as possible. We were told before we conceived Zoey that statistically, IUI may be our only option for a baby, but my OB is so awesome and supportive, she told us she was sure we could conceive without it. And we did.
I’m second guessing our ability now. I can’t do fertility treatment forever. I can’t afford IUI’s back-to-back either. If this doesn’t work, we’ll have to wait before we can do another one.
For now, I am putting all my eggs in one basket, all my hope in the month of January.
2014, I need you to be kinder to me than 2013 was. To new beginnings…