Our Adoption Story

It's been quite a long time since I have turned to this blog as a way to vent my feelings. I look at the last posts and it takes me right back to our fertility struggles. The feelings are still so real and raw. Only now we have a 4 month old. Yep. We finally... Continue Reading →

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It's taken me a few weeks to feel like I can write this post without falling apart. It's been a long few weeks and I am still struggling with it a bit. As many of you know, we decided to do one more round of IVF. It took me a few months to even be... Continue Reading →

In the End of IVF

It's been almost a week since we got results. I've written this post several times and just haven't quite been able to make it feel right. It's been hard to write this post because I don't feel the things I anticipated that I would feel. I didn't want to write it in the heat of... Continue Reading →

Transfer

The days leading up to transfer were crazy. There was a ton of back and forth on what the plan was and it was so frustrating not to know at all times what was going on with my embryos. Were they growing? How many were still left? The plan first changed right before retrieval, and... Continue Reading →

Waiting Begins

There is a lot of waiting involved in fertility. This begins the waiting for IVF. The day after retrieval you get a call from the embryologist to tell you how many mature eggs you had and how many of those fertilized. I was a nervous wreck. This is the second huge hurdle and I hated... Continue Reading →

Retrieval

If you've read my last post, you know we are about mid-way through IVF at this point of the story. Retrieval day came and I was anxious. This is the part I was  dreading, and not because you get put under, but because I was terrified there would be no good eggs. This was a... Continue Reading →

IVF

It's been a long and exhausting road trying to get pregnant these last few years. We've tried just about everything and have spent so much time focusing on having a family and frankly, we're exhausted. I can't do any more shots, any more doctor visits, any more blood work, and any more disappointment. It is time... Continue Reading →

That Thing I Said I’d Never Do Again

Remember that time I vowed I would never give myself injections to get pregnant ever again? About this same time last year we were exhausted. Tired of the constant doctor visits and medication. Everything was scheduled and we were not having any fun. The last I posted about our infertility journey we had just gone through... Continue Reading →

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