It took a while, but I think I've finally found my self-confidence. It was hiding in an online thrift store.
My husband and I had a bet that as to which day our baby would arrive and well, he won.
Throughout my pregnancy I had terrible rib pains, my midwife assured me that this was a completely normal part of pregnancy. As I closed in on my third trimester, it became clear that the pain and shortness of breath were due to my baby's positioning. At 37 weeks it was confirmed, my little baby was breech!
We’ve Been Keeping A Secret
For those of you who read my blog regularly, you may already know that we've recently shared some pretty amazing news (Tests Were Never My Thing)! What many of you don't know is ...
Tests Were Never My Thing
While this has been an amazing journey filled with many ups and downs, it's time to accept that things are going to change ...
FET: Surviving The Ice Age!
Based off of our Reproductive Endocrinologist (RE) recommendation, I took a few weeks "off" to allow my body to detox from all of the medications and heal from the retrieval surgery.
By the end of this waiting period, we were getting pretty antsy - it was time to get this show on the road already!
More Shots Than a College Party
When I received my initial box of medication from the pharmacy, I thought to myself that there's no way I'll be able to go through with this ...
When Life Gives You Eggs, Make Embryos!
I was hoping it wouldn't come to this, but I am once again reminded that life is what happens when you're busy making plans. And so our fertility journey continues. In February 2017 I was treated for Stage III Endometriosis (which you can read about here: Life Happens) followed by five rounds of Femara + … Continue reading When Life Gives You Eggs, Make Embryos!
Grandparents are the foundation of our foundation, yet we don't often have the opportunity to get to know them. They watch us grow, sometimes from a distance and they give us little nuggets of wisdom from time to time, but as a child or even an adolescent, we don't take full advantage of this experience. … Continue reading Saying Goodbye
Some things are too personal to share, but then I think about all the women who may feel isolated in their pain and I feel compelled to share my story. The whole point of this is to normalize infertility and the struggle some experience in their attempt to start a family. With this in mind, … Continue reading Life Happens