Well, our day started very early at 4:45 am this morning. We were on the road by about 5:45 after grabbing gas and coffee, and we made good time to Calgary. After a quick breakfast at McD's, Nate dropped me off for my ultrasound while he stayed in the truck with the pugs. I only had to wait like 5 minutes... it was dead at the clinic today, and I was early too!
Dr. Wong did my ultrasound, and right away he counted 14 good sized follicles (so much for my worry about having too few!!) measuring about 1 mm, and 7 on my partial left ovary which were a bit smaller. My uterine lining is also at a good thickness so far. According to Dr. Wong and the nurse, I am starting out of the gate a lot stronger this time, and since it's still very early in my cycle, 14 at this size is excellent. I am to continue on the lower dose of Gonal F (150 iu) and the same dose of Luveris (75 iu) and will have blood work and an ultrasound done on Monday morning.
After my appointment, we took the pugs to Petcetera so we could feed them their breakfast somewhere warm (-22 at the time!) and by then it was 11 am, and we were so tired we decided to go to the hotel and see if we could check in early. Luckily we were able to, and we even got the same room we had last time. This is really good as it is right by the back door, so easy access to take the pugs out.
After unloading everything, and man did we bring a lot of crap, we had a much needed 3 hour nap. Then we headed out to get a keyboard from the Apple Store in Chinook Center as I forgot mine at home (oops!). That was an adventure I tell ya! We had never been there before, and parking was INSANE. Worse than WEM! It is also Saturday, which I am sure didn't help. Of course, we had to stop at Bliss for a cupcake first (soooo good), and after getting the keyboard we grabbed some groceries and headed back to the hotel. We had planned on going to the Cactus Club for dinner as it is in the same parking lot as our hotel, but we're so pooped we decided to grab A&W (also in the same parking lot) instead. I have officially reached my fast food quota for the week, yuck.
So that's it so far! Below are pictures of our home away from home for the next couple of weeks. We brought our own mattress topper and bedding this time, as we found the bed rock hard last time.