Thursday, 22 September 2011

Good Thing I've Got These

My frozen embryo cycle is underway and I'm back on the del Estrogen injections. I've only done a few but I'm already feeling the hormones.

It's amazing how much more emotional a few cc's of estrogen can make me.

It's the crying that bothers me the most. The smallest thing can set me off. And as usual it doesn't matter where I am, I can cry just as easily in public as I can in private.

It's so annoying!

Good thing I carry these around with me. 

Chanel makes everything better!
If you've gotta hide your red puffy eyes and tears at least you can do it in style, right??


  1. I am on oestrogen tablets, they make me a little emotional, but the worst thing is the very bad guts I give with them. My clinic has told me there is no alternative to the pills, but surely you are having injections so there must be. I will call them again I think!

  2. Nice sunglasses :) I hate the weepies. Then the progesterone starts up, and the crabby and crankies join right in. I hope that this FET works and makes it all worthwhile.

  3. I have no shots to blame just the crazy tears that come as they please and yes I LOVE my sunglasses, they have saved me on multiple occasions and yours are super cute!

  4. I am in the week leading up to my transfer and the estrogen is doing me in! My RE has me on the patches so I have so many stuck on me it us ridiculous!!!

    Wishing you well on your cycle...I hope the crazy hormones bring you your take home baby.

  5. Girlfriend... as a non - crier / turned - crier.. I'm glad you got those too :)
    You know... I'm really praying for you. This time. The right time. This time.
    From our hearts to yours - Kristen

  6. Estrogen made me a little weepie too, but mostly it made me want to sleep all day long.

  7. I think I might need to get some sunglasses like that. Not Chanel, though...having grown up poor, my idea of high fashion is something that came from Macy's instead of Wal-Mart or Target!

    Happy ICLW! I'm glad you found me so that I could find you. BTW, being in London, do you ever go to Bea's of Bloomsbury or get her goodies from Selfridges?

  8. You just go all out stylish girl, you deserve it!
    Thinking unicorns and 'rainbows' ... all the way!

  9. Love the sunnies :) I agree... they're very handy through all the emotion of these cycles. Love your rainbow chimney reminder of what this pain is all for in the end :)) May your rainbow be just around the corner xoxo

  10. Wishing you every success on this cycle. I hear you about the crying without warning! I am not even on IF meds at the moment but anything can set me off.
    I also hear you about how hard it is to be away form familiar when you are going through loss. I am your opposite, I am British and now live in Seattle. It is especially hard to be away from all the British comfort food - albeit better for my waistline!

    ICLW #23

  11. Hello! I'm one of your newest followers from the Friday Blog Hop! I would love if you could return the follow! Thank you so much!

  12. Hi, I tried replying to your comment left on my blog,, but I couldn't figure it out. I'd love to be cycle buddies, I haven't found one yet.
    I started my estrogen last Friday. Our donor has her u/s today, I'm so excited. Hang in there and keep in touch!

  13. Crying is for babies.


    Cry it out Momma.

  14. Love the sunglasses! Sorry you're so emotional, but hopefully it'll all be for a good reason!

    Happy ICLW!!
    ICLW #12

  15. YEAH for FET coming up!!! Del Estrogen always made me feel happy. It is amazing how each drug make everyone feel different.

    Happy ICLW!

  16. Sunglasses, concealer-- whatever it takes! The end product is SO worth it!

  17. Hey great shades! I'm doing my third IVF cycle beginning next years, only this time will be my first time in Dubai. First two were in UK and had no luck. They say here they put everything harvested back in, where as in UK they only implanted one both times (fearing I couldn't cope with twins because I'm bipolar). A friend of ours siad she'd recieved a 'you'll never get pregnant' from the same hospital I went to in the UK - came out here and a year later gave birth to a healthy baby boy. Sooooo hope thats me. But also scared to hope.

    I hated those injections. Ouch! And, well I'm an emotional bunny anyway (ever since losing my brother/father - emotions seem to sit on the surface?), though usually in private. I cry at soap-operas, advertisements, greeting cards! - so you can imagine blubbering during the hormonal surg. :D Poor hubs. Didn't make me ill though, and that was a concern.

    Best of luck for your treatment. And hey, let those tears fall. Your body is fighting for you and your baby - its allowed to let off steam. ;D Shah .X

  18. Oh yes...sunglasses can be very, very helpful. After my miscarriages, my hormones were all over the place, that plus the hurt that I felt had me in tears most of the time. I kept my sunglasses on most of the day, even in the house sometimes!

    Wishing you much success with this treatment! I'm a new follower of your blog.

    They All Call Me Mom

  19. As a shrink, I must say I half enjoy crying in public just to watch how people squirm in their seats. Everyone is so. darn. uncomfortable. with seeing others cry. I say just cry, darling, and let everyone else be uncomfortable for goodness sake. And when you don't feel like shocking others, you can just wear those gorgeous sunglasses.

  20. I was also an American ex-pat living in London. We moved back to California a while ago but I loved it there a lot, and still miss it.

    Those glasses are amazing. LOVE. At least we can be glamourous in our pain?

    2ManyFish2Fry #76

  21. Popping over from Maxabella and (Lemon Rhodes). I'm emotionally messy enough with out the added oestrogen. Take care of yourself :) love those sunnies.

  22. Those sunglasses are gorgeous!
    Hoping this cycle is successful for you.
    Would be great if you could add a link back to the grateful posts. thanks. x