infertility

The Best Smile I’ve Seen in a While…

Good news for me the clomid does appear to be working.  I was worried because I was feeling nothing until two days ago.  That is actually a good thing because my last round of clomid was terrible.  I was in so much pain for most of the cycle.  I think I must have had a… Continue reading The Best Smile I’ve Seen in a While…

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infertility

Short TTC update

Last night I took my 5th and final Clomid pill for this cycle.  I decided to switch things up and take it CD3-CD7 this time which I have never done before.  I've gotten pregnant twice on CD5-CD9 so I'm nervous about changing.  On the flip side, I've also had 3 cycles where I didn't get… Continue reading Short TTC update

infertility

5 Months of Hope, 5 Months of Sadness

It's so crazy how infertility fucks with your head. Every month my husband and I keep having this conversation about how much we love our son, how fulfilled we are, how we really don't need to have another child, how we wonder how we'd even function as a family of 4 with a crazy toddler.  Also… Continue reading 5 Months of Hope, 5 Months of Sadness

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?

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