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The Needle Drops

by The Next Family June 15, 2010

By: Rosy Barren

It’s funny how 11 eggs can drop down to 5 good embryos. Don’t get me wrong, 5 is amazing! 5 is a number that I could have never imagined. If I learned anything from this process, it’s that gold turns into coal in a matter of seconds. You never know what’s going to happen next. Luckily, I have finally learned that and as a result the disappointment levels have dropped to a happy hum of Zen. I had my transfer a few days ago and now I sit with 3 itty-bitty healthy (grade A) embryos in me and 2 in the freezer. This is a freebee! This means that for the first time in 2 ½ years, I have bought myself another try without having to think about money or when to give up. As I sit typing, making music on the keyboard, I am happy! Hooray!

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