Are You Going to Have Any More?

Are You Going to Have Any More? My stomach was suddenly in knots. My brain started swirling through all of the horrible things we had been through just to get one. I was just bragging about my perfect 2 year old toddler and showed off her picture. Then she asked so innocently and with loadsContinue reading “Are You Going to Have Any More?”

Ovarian Stimulation Phase

Ovarian Stimulation Phase… What a strange feeling this was. Everyone talks about the injections and being scared of the needles. I had NO PROBLEMS AT ALL with this. I did most of the shots myself while my husband stood by my side. I liked being in control and knowing exactly when I would feel theContinue reading “Ovarian Stimulation Phase”

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…”

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”

The BFP (Big Fat Positive!!!!!)

**I am currently 12 weeks** Well, it finally happened! We are pregnant! I’ve been trying to plan for my blog posts to align with when I am telling everyone. Some of my Twitter followers already know this news, but I didn’t want to share with everyone until we had that 12 week scan. Once again,Continue reading “The BFP (Big Fat Positive!!!!!)”

Jury Duty?? While on FET Hormones??

I can’t believe I forgot to write a post about my Jury Duty summons! I think I mentioned it, but didn’t go into detail. This all went down when trying for a FET in the summer. Back when every time I filled my body with hormones, I’d get my raging period. Back when we hadContinue reading “Jury Duty?? While on FET Hormones??”