Not exactly what I had anticipated when this last cycle failed…
We have always said that we weren’t going to let infertility dictate our lives and what we do. That being said, a year and a half ago we booked a cruise to the Caribbean, and we leave on Saturday. When this cycle failed I looked at the calendar and realized that my week of monitoring and IUI would fall during the week that we were away so when CD1 came and I called my RE’s office I told them the situation and was expecting that I would take the month off (even if I didn’t want to) and we’d be fine.
Well, they say that they wont do an insemination for at least 8 weeks because of the Zika threat. Now, I watch the news. I know the threat of zika and I have purchased plenty of deet bug spray but honestly Zika is all up and down the south east (where I live) and the chances of contracting it are slim. I am really upset about this. 8 weeks puts us right before Thanksgiving and I will be gone for an entire week that week as well so there is a good chance we won’t have another shot at an insemination this year. To throw another wrench in the machine, we are moving out of state towards the end of December. So I may be taking months off while trying to get established with a new doctor in my new state.
This is not what I wanted. I am so incredibly bummed. I spent most of yesterday crying and as a result have a raging headache today.
I would never want to put my potential baby in harms way but for fucks sake, this is ridiculous.