Infertility | Mother’s Day Thoughts

Mother’s Day can be fun, heartwarming, and relaxing. For some, though, it is very much dreaded. Infertility sucks. Well, today, I see you. You are not alone.

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Let’s get ready to UPDATE!

Another update post. I promise to try and post on a more regular basis so there’s less updating and more conversing.

For now though, I’m walking you through January. A lot happened, my body and mind needed a bit of a break, and writing was the last thing on my mind.

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I want a baby, but…

We marked our 4th anniversary of our first miscarriage on December 16th and I can’t help, but to ask one question. Why? I want a baby, but I don’t want to go through another miscarriage.

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Cycle Day 3

Today was Cycle Day 3 which means testing, testing, and more testing. As excited as we were to start this process, I was grossly unprepared for the effects. Fingers crossed that we won’t have to repeat this day for quite a while!

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I want a baby, but…

Here is the first post of the new series! “I want a baby, but” … is my short story series where I’ll touch on a wide range of topics–the good, the bad, the ugly of trying to conceive.

Today’s post: I want a baby, but not thinking about my cycle has been wonderful!

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(IN)FERTILITY Doctor Number 1 | IVF or Bust

Our first doctor appointment was pretty positive and pretty overwhelming. We received more information that we could’ve imagined and knew what to do with and were given a map of what will happen next. (Finally a real, check-the-boxes plan!) Now, we just need to decide what that next step will actually be: IVF or a different doctor.

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A Miscarriage First: Bring on the Complications

After 3 miscarriages, you would think that I’d have experienced a complication or two, but I haven’t (luckily)…until now. Thank you miscarriage #4, I so appreciate that (hint of sarcasm)! Luckily, there were some answers and a little silver lining.

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MTHFR | curse word or explanation?

MTHFR…No, it’s not an abbreviation for a curse word…this time! It’s time to talk about our second appointment and the information we got regarding gene mutation and autoimmune issues.

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A Brief History of Our Time: Infertility

Never in a million years did I think I’d be writing about our infertility journey. Or that this would even be our story to tell! For those interested, here is a brief overview of our infertility journey of from October 2013 to August 2017.

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