They seemed to be running a bit behind today or at least maybe this one was on time and the 1st one was just running really early. Who knows? But things went so much better and faster this time. Different nurse. Told her that I needed a longer speculum so she pulled that out right away. Huge difference! No pun intended. ;-) The whole thing was done in 2 minutes. Quick and easy. In fact, the nurse said that I was the easiest patient she'd ever had. We both broke out into laughter over that one. We know full well she meant 'insertion of catheter through the cervical opening' but it just sounded totally ridiculous in the situation. Sure ... okay, I guess I'm easy. Don't tell anyone I went to high school with. ROFL!
I had absolutely no pain this time. Didn't even feel the catheter at all. And I've had no spotting whatsoever either. The nurse commented on my great CM which I've continued with today. That gives me some reassurance that the pain I felt last night was NOT O-pain, just some weird non-related lower abdominal pain.
Dr. V. was on call this weekend so she popped in before I left. I see her tomorrow for a follow up visit. Yeah! We'll see what she says tomorrow. But today she left me with 2 pieces of good news:
- The sperm sample was very good. Same numbers as last time. That reassures me.
- The nurse did not make a mistake yesterday when she told me that my LH was at 76.89. Yes, 76.89! From 17.68 to 76.89 in 24 hours. Dr. V. said they rarely see an LH level that high and hoped that meant good things for this cycle. Me too.
Now? To survive the 2ww.