I was in spin today remembering the Thanksgiving after my first round of IVF. A week before Thanksgiving, I learned that I was no longer pregnant. I expected to go into that holiday dinner so proud that I would not be able to drink and excited to talk to my family about finally being pregnant. … Continue reading Fertility Issues SUCK WORSE During the Holidays
It's the holidays so you know what that means?! Pregnancy announcements. Everywhere. Yup, that's what us infertility folk think of when we think of the holidays. There you will be, just enjoying your day and unsuspectingly jump on social media and bam, first thing you see is an ultrasound. It hits you right in the … Continue reading The Dreaded Pumpkin.
I was SO freaking anxious to get all the infertility tests done. My husband and I had gone through a lot, so around 6 months of TTC I was so anxious. I was due for a papsmear around month 8 and when I went in, I had asked my OBGYN a few fertility questions and … Continue reading Testing, Testing, 123.
Being in the infertility closet is hard. Being out of the infertility closet is hard. Sensing a theme here? Infertility is hard. Why do some people chose to keep it private? Infertility is so, so personal. It's an all up in your face (and junk), physically taxing, financially draining, and emotionally exhausting experience. You get … Continue reading There’s a She-Wolf in the Closet.