Cancer Day 43 / IVF Day 4: Being brave

Woke up with a terrible headache that lasted most of the day. Taking painkillers didn’t help it at all, it could have been heat or allergy related. I think the side effects of the hormones was just in my head because I felt back to normal, just a bit tired that’s all.
I got a call from a breast care nurse who wanted me to have my port installed next Tuesday. That really scared/shocked me because I was just getting it in my head that I might have it installed on the 10th. So to have it done any earlier, I don’t know, I just need to get to a place where I’m okay about it.
Each night that Elliott gives me my injection I try to do it myself. I want to be able to put the needle in and push the meds in. For some strange reason I see it as a personal goal of mine. Friday we start two injections a night. One to keep the follicles maturing the eggs, and the other to stop my body from ovulating.
And I know this is TMI but I’m really hoping that the period I’ve just had won’t be my last one. I need to make an appointment to see my GP to get a shot that will stop my ovaries from functioning. Fingers crossed they will start back up again in a few months. I guess I’ll start that shot after my eggs are harvested next Friday.

Feeling: Okay