I’ve Heard It All

I’ve Heard It All…. AND MORE! I could keep adding and adding, but I think you get the picture. It is NOT OK to say these things to someone who does not have a child. It is NOT OK to ask these questions. It doesn’t matter if someone you know just got married, or hadContinue reading “I’ve Heard It All”

I Know Someone Who…

I Know Someone Who…. I can’t even tell you how many times during our IVF Journey I’ve heard people tell me that their friend of a friend of a friend who tried to get pregnant for a few months went on vacation….. and then they came home and found out they were pregnant! WOW! It’sContinue reading “I Know Someone Who…”

Searching All Night

Anyone else? I would search and search all night long trying to find other IVF stories. I wanted to know it all. Did it work? How did it feel? What is going to happen to me next? I needed more information. There wasn’t enough out there, so I started my IVF Journey Blog, titled, “IVF?WTF!”Continue reading “Searching All Night”

The Money Question

How do you even begin to wrap your head around the outstanding costs associated with IVF? That extreme overwhelming feeling that there is no way in hell you can possibly ever afford to have a baby is intense. It took us 10 years to decide whether or not to jump in. I am SO GLADContinue reading “The Money Question”

Tips on How I Fought Through My Postpartum Depression

With most of the US under quarantine due to COVID-19, I felt like I had to share some ways that helped me fight through my Postpartum Depression that you can still implement under quarantine. Fighting through it can be made worse with the fear and uncertainty that a lot of people are feeling. 1 –Continue reading “Tips on How I Fought Through My Postpartum Depression”

Postpartum Depression

*I’m writing this 8 months after my daughter was born. Postpartum Depression. It happened. Is this a nightmare? How could this be? I’ve waited for over 10 years for my sweet baby! I had this MENTAL MISFIRE. I couldn’t function. Everything was a blur. I cried and cried for no reason. Here I was, FINALLYContinue reading “Postpartum Depression”

Gestational Diabetes

Well, I failed the 3 hr. glucose test. FAILED. I HATE that word. It makes me feel so terrible, like I’ve done something horrible. Couldn’t they eliminate that word? I already felt like shit for having Gestational Diabetes. Way to make it worse. I was so upset to get this news. What did this meanContinue reading “Gestational Diabetes”

The 1 Hour Glucose Test

The dreaded glucose test. I’ve been freaking out about this for a while now. I certainly do not want to have gestational diabetes, but it’s best to know for sure. I was NOT looking forward to drink the nasty sugar drink that I’ve heard about. It sounds terrible and I didn’t want to throw upContinue reading “The 1 Hour Glucose Test”