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8.04.2008

Laissez-Faire Attitude Exhibit B: I Took My Trigger Shot an Hour Late on Friday and Didn't Get Anxious about It

Thanks to those who prayed for our IUI yesterday morning! The Lord mercifully caused things to go quite smoothly, despite the fact that we were exhausted when the alarm sounded and not eager for the whole IUI process. We didn't have as rushed of a morning as we often experience on IUI day. We made it to the clinic with ample time, and we were even seen early, which meant we could make it to church.

In keeping with my new, accidental laissez-faire attitude toward this cycle, I didn't pay too much attention to the report of the sperm counts for the IUI. They gave me numbers, but I honestly couldn't remember what the ranges are for good motility and post-wash count, and I didn't feel like asking. So the numbers were just... meaningless numbers. I started to look up the information this morning, then I decided that I didn't really have time to search around. Yes, knowing what kind of counts we had for this IUI might give me some idea of what to expect, but simply knowing the numbers and statistics won't affect the outcome of the procedure. So I'll just wait in blissful, distracted-by-settling-our-home ignorance.

As we sang yesterday morning in church:

We offer our lives to proclaim
What a Savior!

Anything can happen with this IUI, as long as it results in a proclamation of the greatness and kindness of Christ.

5 comments:

Joannah said...

You are a great example for me as I make it through the last four days of my 2ww. Thank you for your awesome post.

:-)

Alex and Jill said...

So glad it went well!

And to your last statement in this post...Amen, sister! :)

Have a great day, girl!

*HUGS*

Faith said...

Great post -- great news!

Mary said...

I continue to be amazed at what God is doing in and through you as you travel this road! What a Savior indeed!!

Lauren said...

Good luck in the wait. I'm glad everything went well. Sometimes I think it makes everything easier if you have a sort of "don't care" attitude (or laissez faire attitude, like you said). Of course you care, but it's easier than being anal about all the details (which I tend to be if I let myself!)