Did it!

First injection done!

Whew! I managed not to psych myself out too much. Had a little bit of a problem drawing it out of the vial and lost a little (is it bad that I wanted to lick it off my counters???) Injection itself didn’t hurt at all, but I totally get why so many of you call it Folli-sting.

Thanks for all of your pep talks and advice. I iced myself all up and also put the needle in the fridge.

Off to watch good tv (and maybe have some ice cream too….I earned it, right??)

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November 16, 2007. injections, IUI #1.

10 Comments

  1. Jen replied:

    Absolutely. Double ice cream.Glad it wasn’t so bad. It will only get easier as you get better at it.

  2. infertility just sucks replied:

    HAAAAA!!!! Lick it off the counter!!! Now *that* is funniest thing about injectibles I have ever heard.(No doubt the same thought would have occurred to me. And I might have done it too.)Glad you got this done – they first one of anything is always the toughest.

  3. The Town Criers replied:

    You did earn it! Good for you 🙂 Go Meghan, go Meghan.

  4. Fertilize Me replied:

    woo hooo i am glad its over and done with

  5. Geohde replied:

    The jabs very quickly get very routine 🙂Ice-schmice!You’re doing fine,J

  6. Shelby replied:

    Definitely go for the ice cream!! Great job! I think the first one is definitley the worst. Good luck this cycle!!!

  7. jennifercarol replied:

    Of course you deserve ice cream! Mmm…just thinking about it makes me want to go grab a pink of Haagen Daaz butter pecan right now!

  8. Bean replied:

    congrats on getting throught the first injection with flying colors. I remembered (way back when) how nervous I was and then surprised at how relatively easy it was. Thanks for all your kind comments — I really appreciate it. I’ll keep my fingers crossed for you this cycle.

  9. Diana replied:

    Good job!!! YAY you!!!! You Rock!!!

  10. mchope replied:

    Congrats on getting through your first injection! I will be doing my first follistim in a few hours. I’m kind of intrigued by this whole injection pen concept…very high tech. Hope you had and enjoyed some ice cream!

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