Baby

Foster Parents?

In 2015, back when we still lived in Wisconsin, we started looking into becoming foster parents.  At that point we had been trying to conceive for 18 months and had nothing to show for it except an ectopic pregnancy that resulted in the loss of my left fallopian tube and ovary. My husband and I… Continue reading Foster Parents?

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Baby, infertility, Marriage

Building a Family

The past year or so we've really struggled with the idea of adding to our family.  When we were first married we talked about having two or three children.  We so looked forward to having babies and raising them together. Then I was diagnosed with infertility. When I was finally pregnant with our son we… Continue reading Building a Family

Baby, Life, Theodore

Fall Fun

Two weekends ago we finally went pumpkin picking.  Even though Teddy is almost 2 years old this is the first time we've been.  Last October was really rough with two deaths in our family and the last thing we were thinking about was pumpkins.  So this year we knew we had to make it a… Continue reading Fall Fun

Baby, infertility

My Triangle Family

I haven't given an update on trying to conceive in a while so here goes... My last month of Clomid did not result in a pregnancy.  Since I had such a bad reaction to the Clomid that month we've decided to just let things play out naturally for the time being.  We know that this… Continue reading My Triangle Family

infertility, Uncategorized

Rogue

Today I went rogue. I dipped into my expensive digital pregnancy tests...which in and of itself is sort of ridiculous.  I'm not the person who buys a fancy pregnancy test because there is a good shot they'll be pregnant in the first month or two. I'm the woman who needs the Amazon cheapies because who… Continue reading Rogue

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Working on Baby #2

So whether I get pregnant or not this month (or ever!) remains to be seen but it appears the Clomid is working.  I finally got my positive OPK on CD19, I think it may have actually began on the evening of CD18 because I had the same very full and tender feeling in my lower… Continue reading Working on Baby #2