Piece of cake!
I almost didn't go through with it in the end because as I was waiting for my insertion I could hear the lady in the next room was having one inserted too and I could hear her moaning in pain. Turns out she had gotten the Mirena without being on her period and didn't take painkillers.
As I got in the room I was so scared! The Gyno was so funny, she made chicken noises and asked me if i was scared in a "come at me bro" type of way LOL! Best gyno EVER. She told me if I wanted to she could do a pap test beforehand and if that's bearable then I can choose to continue.
As I laid there she told me she would do an ultrasound before and after the procedure. She put a big ultrasound thing in my vagina and told me my uterus is small. Then she told me she would put the speculum in and that that might hurt a bit. It didn't hurt although I did feel like it was stretching my insides a little too wide for my comfort. She did the pap test and I didn't feel a thing, literally nothing. So then I told her we could go ahead with the sounding and IUD insertion. When she sounded me I definitely felt something but it was like an instant period cramp. And not really a bad one either! Also not really a pinchy feeling, more like something moving in my insides and a dull ache. It was more of a "weird" feeling than a pain.
Then came the IUD insertion and I couldn't really feel that. The ache was gone as soon as she was done. I was seriously freaking out over nothing the past few days worrying about the pain lol! But then again maybe that's because I took 800mg of ibuprofen AND 1000mg acetaminophen.
When I sat up I was ready to continue my day. It is now nighttime and I still haven't had a single cramp. My painkillers have worn off so I think my uterus just really likes the short version of the IUD.
So yes, I am officially IUD'd :)
Thanks to everyone putting my nerves at ease in my post from last night where I was worried about the pain of insertion! <3