Tag Archives: FET

Heal me- visit with the Endo specialist

I went to see my endometriosis specialist yesterday, Dr. Kanayama. It’s ridiculous what my mind does to me before an exam. I guess I have flashbacks to just about every doctors visit I’ve had in the last three years. I … Continue reading

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Anti-paternal antigen-enough’s enough

“This is the hardest story that I’ve ever told, No hope, or love, or glory Happy endings gone forever more” – Mika, Happy Ending This is the song verse playing in my head. Because it is the hardest story I … Continue reading

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For a fraction of time, written by a friend

I received a wonderful note today on my Facebook page, from a dear college friend. With her permission, I am posting it here. It touched my heart so much this morning. She reached out to give me support and a … Continue reading

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Lessons, for all

Sometimes I wonder why it is some of us try and try and then have our choice taken away by an awful incurable disease, while others can just decide or just fall pregnant within a few short months. While their … Continue reading

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Road trip with our embryo

I set my alarm to 5:50am, because I didn’t want to wake up at 5:45, psychologically it makes me think I got more sleep. I still hit the snooze button. Got up and then I was in a small panic … Continue reading

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My story summary and our decision

I want to recap our journey so far, for my new followers (welcome and thank you) and for myself. Sometimes it’s good to see how far we’ve come. Hubby and I have been ttc since 2010. Not really that long … Continue reading

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NIAW

It’s National Infertility Awareness Week. Most of us are, of course, fully aware of our infertility everyday. I know I am. I have moments when I am too busy at work to think about it, but when I have a … Continue reading

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