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 →



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 →


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 →

Why I enjoyed deployment

Don't get me wrong, deployment sucks. Like, really sucks. You move to a new place, an island no less, and 10 days later your spouse goes on deployment. So now you're completely on your own, thousands of miles from friends and family and you have to not only endure the stress of moving, but endure the... Continue Reading →

Road Trip

After orders came in, we decided we would drive our car to San Diego. My husband had some time in his orders for travel and after hearing all the horror stories about the auto shipping company, we decided it would be best to take it as far as we could ourselves to minimize interaction with... Continue Reading →

Another PCS

In the past two weeks we have been in every timezone within the continental United States. Soon we will be in another new time zone (hello Hawaii)! I'm going to break up our move into a couple different posts, so first is the pack out of our HHG (household goods). We were assigned to Coleman American Allied... Continue Reading →

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