Category Archives: egg retrieval

Being mindful on Mother’s Day

This is the time of year most of us infertiles dread.  Mother’s Day and communions and confirmations.  The gatherings of a crowd of fertile people you may or may not be related to.  Think about this; In most crowds, you … Continue reading

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Finding the light, part 1

Change happens all the time. Mostly, it’s good. I’ve been in a sort of metamorphosis, but it’s taken 3 years. I will try to explain it. I’m still working on it. I’m also not 100% on what IT is. Three … Continue reading

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The Dr Drew Fiasco

All of the hard work we’ve been doing, advocating for Endometriosis Awareness. The Million Woman March held in Washington, D.C., The Center for Endometriosis Care in Atlanta, Georgia, all 200 million of us who suffer from Endo (and whichever disease … Continue reading

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NIAW-the awareness continues

My family was visiting last week and they left on Tuesday and today was my last day of work before starting my training for my new job next week. Last Wednesday, I was sitting at the aquarium with my cousin … Continue reading

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Pretty happy

I woke up the other day feeling excited. I’m doing it! It’s time to get back the old me in a new and improved way! When I was in my twenties and early thirties, I was so confident. I’d go … Continue reading

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Endo BloggersUnite: Interview with Casey from Chances Our

I cheated a little with my interview. In my defense, I was sick. I had a really bad cold and couldn’t really speak to long without coughing. So I had Casey answer the questions via email. I figure I’m excused … Continue reading

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Happy Blogaversary to Our Last Embryo

Sunday, February 9th was officially my blogging anniversary (blogaversary?). Thank you to everyone who has been here by my side through one of the hardest years in my life. Writing about everything helped me a lot. It was very good … Continue reading

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Leaving 2013 behind, good riddance

This has been quite a year for everyone. For me, well, it has definitely not been boring. Let me summarize. January, hubby and I were ready to do another FET with our last embryo. We got to my Endo doc … Continue reading

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Two years later

Two years ago we got the call from the Reproductive Endocrinologist that the IVF had worked and we were pregnant. We were so happy. We called our parents and family. Then we started making plans. I don’t remember another time … Continue reading

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Dear readers,

I was thinking about the name of this blog today. Part of me wants to rename it. In fact, I started another blog, but I just can’t keep up two at this time. Plus, all my wonderful followers/readers may not … Continue reading

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