Hello New Birth Control

Friday, June 13, 2014

Wednesday I went back to my female doctor. Not because anything was wrong but because I wanted to get the birth control I had previously talked about! I knew everything that was going to happen, but that didn't make me any less nervous.

The nurse has such a wonderful personality as well as my doctor. They said it was no big deal, all I would feel was a stick and a burn. The rest of the time I would be numb and wouldn't feel a thing. The stick wasn't a big thing and the burn did burn a little bit but it wasn't that bad.

My doctor put the implant in and showed me where it was. The incision wasn't even that big which is nice. No stitches needed. She put medical tape over the incision, wrapped it up and I was good to go.

I had to wear the bandage over my arm for a day. I actually had to work Wednesday after I got it put in. I got a few questions about what I did to my arm. Luckily it was just from my coworkers and they were all really understanding.

My arm was still a little sore yesterday especially during work and having to move it. But I think it will continue to get better!

You can kinda see where it is, that brown like coming away from the big X that marks the incision. While I was trying to take the picture Christy had to come and visit me.

Have a great weekend and Happy Father's day to all the dads!

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  1. I'm glad the procedure went well! :)

  2. Not to scare you - because you might be nothing like me, but I am on the same implant.
    For the first several months I bled A LOT. Not a lot of blood, but spotting all the time and my emotions were REALLY up and down.... I've been on it for a little less than a year now and my body has finally regulated to it and all is well. Just know that if you have some adverse symptoms they will subside with time. I love not thinking about birth control though and KNOWING that there will be NO babies. I've had a couple friends get pregnant on the pill and I was a bad pill taker... This implant keeps my mind at ease.

  3. I'm glad it went okay. I hope the soreness goes away quickly.

  4. Nice! I have thought about doing this too. I had a friend do it and it worked perfectly for her. Glad it went well :)

  5. I will be getting on this after I have this baby since this baby is a product of pills failing me. So not letting that happen again! Glad it was a tolerable experience. I'm super nervous about getting it but this post made me feel better.