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 ...
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!
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 ...
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
During our winter vacation, we made our way back to my hometown to see friends, meet new babies and celebrate my grandfather's 100th birthday! My grandfather was born in 1916, one of 11 children. He server in the US Navy during WWII and worked at the Pentagon until he retired in the mid 1960's. During… Continue reading Centenarian
Well fed and overly caffeinated, we hit the road again with hopes of reaching the 'ville before midnight. This portion of the drive is always a bit difficult due to the nature of the roads. While they are very well maintained, there are only pockets of lighted spots. Once the sun goes down, you have… Continue reading Just a Few More Hours