Of the 28 eggs harvested yesterday, 22 were mature and all were fertilized via ICSI with Mr. Jem's fresh sample. This came as huge news to Mr. Jem who was having all kind of trouble with not being able to produce.
Of those 22 eggs, 11 were fertilized, exactly 50% fertilization percentage. I was a little bummed that our number isn't higher.
We are going to PGS testing of the chromosomes of the embies and are planning on a Day 5 Transfer this Friday.
Progesterone shots begin Tuesday.
This is where it gets hard-core, folks. I wasn't worried at all up until now. Now I feel
a bit totally stressed. And worried. I so want the embies to be "normal" and for us to have enough of them. I've done everything humanly possible to make this work. Why do I feel depressed? Why can't I just be happy with Mr. Jem that about his being able to use the fresh sample? He's all happy and I just want to cry. I know I should be happy that 11 of our babies are dividing and growing in the lab. I know I have to send them happy, positive vibes across the bay... It might have to do with the fact that my tummy feels super heavy (minor OHSS) and I want to cry and crawl into a little whole and make all this crap just go away. I wonder if the est.race was making me all happy and now that I'm off it, bleh.
Yes, I guess I do need a bit of a pep talk. I should be very happy with these results. Instead I just feel bleh.