Monday, May 12, 2008

This is why HMOs suck

So I go to my primary care doctor to try to get an RE referral.  I thought it would be fairly simple.  No!  Well I shouldn't be too annoyed, my doctor was really nice.  He tried right away to get my test results from my day 21 bloodwork (which was 35), and got the lowdown on my HSG results (they were normal except for the small cavity that was once home to a fairly large fibroid).  But that took about an hour of time while I just waited in the room listening to a Lost podcast.  And then he said he would call me about the fertility specialist tomorrow.  Tomorrow.  Come on.  I just want to know what I'm supposed to do with myself.  I guess carryon as planned.  This week should be my "fertile window".  But I've kind of lost all hope that we will be able to do this on our own.  So I want to see an expert.  Why does this have to be so hard??


Mary said...

It's SO frustrating when the doctor acts like your timetable isn't important - only his/hers. I have a hard time with my OBGYN too, but unfortunately, an RE won't be an option for us financially for awhile, so we're doing what we can. Good luck with getting an appointment!

littlemonkey said...

:( I'm sorry. That sucks! I hate it when they leave you in that tiny room! WTF?

Stephanie said...

The waiting sucks! Maybe you can get in to an RE sometime before this cycle ends so that you can start with their treatments next cycle. It feels like all of this takes too long! Hang in there, I'm sending lots of love and prayers your way.