A love letter to my little E…

Oh my....it's all happening.  I went in for my Day 3 monitoring today.  Everything came back normal and I start taking my Estrace pills today.  If all goes well....transfer will be September 5th!!  M and I are not telling anyone when we are transferring.  We have told people that we are getting ready to transfer, … Continue reading A love letter to my little E…

It’s not all about me! Except that sometimes I want it to be.

You guys, in case you've forgotten, infertility really sucks.  It's changed me.  It's changed my personality.  And sometimes, I don't like those changes.  At all. In some ways, infertility has made me more compassionate and understanding.  It's made me realize that we all have things going on that may not necessarily be known, but that … Continue reading It’s not all about me! Except that sometimes I want it to be.

Another day, another cancelled IVF cycle

The title says it all, doesn't it?  What I was fearing the most happened and unfortunately my second IVF cycle was cancelled, much like the first one due to a poor response.  Actually, this cycle was worse than the last one in that only one follicle was larger than 10, although I had ten follicles … Continue reading Another day, another cancelled IVF cycle

IVF Round 2 – In Progress

Fellow bloggers, I just wanted to say even though I am new to blogging I am really enjoying getting to read everyone's stories and reading all the advice and love I receive in comments to my posts.  We each have our own stories and we all come from different places, but our desires are the … Continue reading IVF Round 2 – In Progress

Why did you have those kids again??

So this my be viewed as a pretty negative post, but I am trying to use this blog to release my pent up feelings, negative or otherwise.  So here goes. Parents complain a lot.  They complain about how little sleep they get.  They complain they don't get alone time with their partners.  They complain that … Continue reading Why did you have those kids again??

IVF #1: Cancelled cycle – cue the waterworks!

I hope all my fellow bloggers had a beautiful and restful weekend!  My weekend was BUSY, as M and I are officially living together now!  We have been living together for a while, but the last of his stuff was finally shipped from the Midwest to good old Dirty Jersey, so now it's official.  Making … Continue reading IVF #1: Cancelled cycle – cue the waterworks!

My Scrambled Story

So here is where I share my infertility story and how it started.  Full disclosure - my journey up to now has not encompassed years and years of trying to conceive naturally.  In fact, when I found out my diagnosis I was not trying to conceive AT ALL.  Which is one of the reasons this … Continue reading My Scrambled Story