December 16, 2009


Posted in Infertility, Life, Work tagged at 1:43 pm by lifebytheday

Just a quick note to say two things:

  1. I hate Metformin.  On Monday night I tried again to up my dose to the prescribed two tabs – and spent the wee hours of Tuesday morning on the toilet, and the subsequent hours on the couch.  I’ve decided to just suck it up and be miserable for a few days, because this yo-yo-ing is NOT pleasant.  I think that the “issues” should go away in a few days, and until then I just have to be careful what I eat. (The only thing I felt like eating for lunch today was turkey and mashed potatoes, so I just ordered – and polished off! – a complete turkey dinner from the diner down the street from work.)  And nope, haven’t done a single couch-to-5k workout since the “rah-rah” first one I blogged about…so all that yummy turkey gravy is just sitting there on my love handles. ;-P
  2. I am sick of work.  I need a new job, or at least a vacation, and CAN NOT WAIT for some time off around Christmas.  Today I sent my boss an email detailing the work I was planning to get done by the end of the week, and explaining how busy and overwhelmed I was…and this is the response I got  – “Okay. We can catch up on all these things this afternoon. There’s a few things on my “to do” list we need to go over.”




  1. Mel said,

    You DO NOT have love handles!!

  2. jsutera654 said,

    Agree, do NOT have love handles!! But I also totally agree, I think we all need a little R&R, this year has been hell on wheels for many, many, many reasons huh? Cheers to 2010 I say 😉

  3. Meg said,

    I hate Metformin for you too! Necessary evils suck.

  4. Kari said,

    Sorry about the Metformin and the craziness at work. I hope things slow down this holiday season and you get to enjoy the holidays!!

  5. Dani said,

    Ditto to that. I gave up on met long ago but will start on glucophage (slow release met soon) that’s if i start a new cycle….

  6. 21reena said,

    UMM…I think we have the same life!

    I have to up my metformin to 4 pills a day (2000mg total) – I DO NOT HAVE A HAPPY TUMMY!

    I only did couch to 5k once also…LET’S BOTH DO IT TOMORROW!!!!

    and work – yikes…you don’t even know how badly I want out!!!!

    AND OF COURSE THIS IS ALL INFERTILITY RELATED…cause, if I exercise and lose weight and take that metformin then I should have a bay and not have to go to work

  7. 21reena said,

    and i somehow wrote “bay” instead of “baby”

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