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?”

This is Your Brain When Trying to Conceive

This is Your Brain When Trying to Conceive….It is such an extreme mind fuck. Anyone else feel like your brain was constantly running in overdrive when trying to conceive? This was me multiplied by 10 years plus. Talk about living with depression. It was this extreme torture every single month when it just didn’t happen.Continue reading “This is Your Brain When Trying to Conceive”

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”

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”

The Endometrial Scratch (AKA Endometrial Biopsy)

I was so nervous when I arrived at my clinic. I had to leave my place at 6am to get there by 7am. I ate a PopTart and took 3 Advil to prepare for the scratch. From all that I’ve read, I heard that it would hurt. My RE warned me that it will beContinue reading “The Endometrial Scratch (AKA Endometrial Biopsy)”

Lupron Side Effects: Week 4

* To find out why I had to have the Lupron shot and how I felt on the first day of the shot, click here. * To see how I felt on my first week on Lupron, click here. * To see how I felt on my second week on Lupron, click here. * ToContinue reading “Lupron Side Effects: Week 4”

Lupron Side Effects: Week 1

To find out why I had to have the Lupron shot and how I felt on the day I had the shot, click here. Here is how I feel on Day 2: 1.) I woke up with slight flu-like symptoms. When I say slight, I mean it really isn’t bad at all. I don’t knowContinue reading “Lupron Side Effects: Week 1”

My Laparoscopic Myomectomy

A couple of weeks after my miscarriage, my RE wanted to have an MRI done on my uterus. I had a really heavy period the month after, and she wanted to see if there was another cause for the miscarriage. The MRI was really strange. I didn’t feel claustrophobic like I thought I would, butContinue reading “My Laparoscopic Myomectomy”

IVF? WTF!

Here I am, starting this blog on our 12th wedding anniversary. I’m 34 years old. We didn’t seek out IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) until last year. I’d like to share my experiences with IVF and FETs (Frozen Embryo Transfer). I would search for hours and hours typing questions in Google in hopes of finding someoneContinue reading “IVF? WTF!”