The new plan

Well, my endocrinologist was very pleased to hear that I’d had a period last month. “I hear you have some good news!” she said excitedly (I’d briefed one of the med students before she came in). Our new plan is to hold off on hormone treatment a little longer to see what happens. During this time I am to check my basal body temperature every morning before doing anything else, and keep a chart. This is to see whether or not I am ovulating. I am to fax her the chart after two weeks or when I get a period, whichever comes first.

She mentioned offhandedly that if I am pregnant, the temperature will stay high on the chart. “Just for your information,” she said.