Saturday, May 22, 2010

Progress

While it's not huge progress, it's still progress nonetheless.

I had my annual Ob/Gyn appointment earlier this week. I had been putting it off. At my last appointment after my miscarriage my doctor said that I wouldn't need to come back until my annual exam or hopefully sooner if I got pregnant. I was really hoping it would be sooner. No such luck.

The exam went fine and then we discussed some options regarding infertility. I mentioned that we wanted to go back to the RE but needed to have her call my insurance to get an authorization. I had paid $32 to have all my records sent to this new office and just needed for them to call...at least that is what I was told by my insurance company.

Long story short, I didn't need to do anything to go back to the RE. I only need authorization for treatment, not diagnosis. So we go back for a long overdue follow up appointment on June 3rd. I'm sure we will have to repeat a few tests since it's been a year and a half since our initial consultation.

My Ob/Gyn wants me to see a maternal fetal specialist to discuss my diabetes and how it might affect my pregnancy. I haven't set up that appointment yet but will probably wait until after the RE appointment. I believe that they had referred me to the same place so I wanted to double check at our appointment on June 3rd.

On the foster care front, we've basically just put that on hold for now. As selfish as it sounds, I really want a child of my own. I do. Eventually we want to do foster care but for our first child we want it to be a little piece of each of us.

So, finally I feel we are on our way.

6 comments:

Brooke said...

Yay! I am so excited that you are going back to the Dr! I am sure you will get good news. Hopefully you won't have to re-do ALL the test!

D said...

Yaaaay! Me, too...very excited for you and hope that you will feel good after your appt on the 3rd. I know we felt better after we had a "game plan" in place. I'm wishing you guys the best of luck!!! *hugs* And...it's not selfish to want one of your own. We felt the same way. :)

M said...

Baby steps :)

sending love. always.

jill said...

Wishing you luck with your appt. It does feel good to move forward, even if it is a very tiny move.

Yo said...

Good luck with your appt. Glad you're checking things out! Sending you tons of love. Xoxo Yo!

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