infertility

Thinking Positive

A few weeks ago my husband and I were laying in bed, talking before we went to sleep.  I told him I really wanted this month to be our last month TTC.  If it was unsuccessful, I didn't want to take my last month of Clomid. Clomid is so hard on me both physically and… Continue reading Thinking Positive

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Baby, infertility

Rough Day

Given that my first pregnancy was ectopic and my second was a twin pregnancy where one of the twins miscarried, I have been very cautious. After my positive pregnancy test I called my doctor and asked for beta hcgs which is a quantitative pregnancy test. The My first test was Friday afternoon and was 356… Continue reading Rough Day

Baby, infertility, Marriage

I am not my Diagnosis

Today I was reading a fellow bloggers post about how infertility is shrouded in silence.  I commented that I am much more open about my infertility now that I have a child than when I was struggling to conceive.  She asked me why I thought that was and it really got me thinking. When we… Continue reading I am not my Diagnosis

Baby, infertility, Life

This Time Last Year…

A couple weekends ago we went to a party to celebrate the 1st birthday of my first and only nephew.  When he was born last year I was in a very bad place. We had lost our first pregnancy, a baby that would have been due 10 days before my nephew's due date.  I was sad,… Continue reading This Time Last Year…

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Gone but not Forgotten

Our first baby that we lost was due in early March 2015.  It's a little crazy to think if circumstances would have worked out differently we would be the parents of a 1 year old right now. At the time it was the worst thing that ever happened to me.  I couldn't fathom wanting a… Continue reading Gone but not Forgotten

Baby, infertility

Life goes on…

The anguish surrounding my ectopic pregnancy and subsequent loss of my left fallopian tube and ovary is starting to subside.  I've been back to work for a week and a half now and as much as I want to curl in a ball and cry every once in awhile, I am thankful for the distraction… Continue reading Life goes on…