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”

Silly Reasons Why I've Cried Since Becoming Pregnant

I want to write a light post after all of the sadness we’ve been through. Here are some silly reasons why I’ve cried since becoming pregnant: * I HATE the smell of our dishwasher pucks. * I HATE the smell of our laundry detergent. * I HATE the smell of all cleaning products. * AContinue reading “Silly Reasons Why I've Cried Since Becoming Pregnant”