Eggs. Over. Easy.
Today getupgrrl goes for retrieval on her first IVF.
I believe she began the process with high hopes we all do, or we wouldn't be able to do it at all. But it's been a turbulent, disappointing cycle for her, and while most of us breathe a sigh of relief upon making it to trigger, for her the sickening uncertainty persists.
It seems terribly wrong that someone so brilliant, big-hearted, and brave should have to endure still more sadness and anxiety. Grrl, I hope the decisions you have to make in the next few days are easy ones, felicitous ones, decisions made in excitement and joy instead of in despair.
And I hope they bring you exactly what you desire. Listen, I know the universe isn't any too interested in what I want all right, already but I want that for you, quite desperately.
That and a really good high during retrieval and afterward. I know that's not too much to ask.