3ish more weeks

You know...I've been pretty sick of being pregnant for the past 3 weeks...and now I have 3ish weeks left...I can't wait for this kid to be out of me. I had planned to work until I went into labor, then decided, screw that...I'm taking two weeks off before my intended due date so now I... Continue Reading →

The real scoop on being pregnant

When you're younger it is natural to make some solid assumptions on what being pregnant means, what it'll be like, etc...maybe you romanticized it. After all, people have been procreating since the existence of mankind...so logically...it is a natural thing...how bad can it be? We keep doing it, right? Like I said in a previous... Continue Reading →

Why is pregnancy hard?

It has been a really long time since I've last posted. It isn't because I haven't thought of it, I just haven't made the time for it. So much has happened since June! Towards the end of June I got laid off from my job, took a 2.5 week tour of UK followed by a... Continue Reading →

7 Day Post Surgery

It's no surprise that I was planning to do a second round for IVF. My surgery was last Tuesday and let me tell you, the recovery this time around has been rougher. A few things happened during this round: I peaked faster, meaning my estrogen was much higher on my first visit to the clinic... Continue Reading →

IVF Update

Ok, so here goes. It's been a very stressful time for me. On December 5th I had my egg retrieval surgery. I was excited to not feel bloated anymore, I was excited at the prospect of having viable eggs which would lead to babies, and terrified that there would be no viable eggs. And I... Continue Reading →

Suppression Check Ultrasound

Today was day one of my official part of the IVF process. They performed an ultrasound on my uterus to check for cysts and you know...another look at my awesome ovaries and to check that my follicles are "suppressed" meaning that none of my eggs have started to form on my ovaries while I was... Continue Reading →

Canterbury, have you ever been?

Another early start. I left the hotel at 7:30 to catch an early train to Canterbury. I am off Paddington Station, so I had to take the Tube to St. Pancras International station to catch the high-speed train to Canterbury. I am going to say…I did not have an easy time figuring out how to... Continue Reading →

London Day…it’s early on

So...I made the decision to travel to London for New Year's Eve...and totally no regrets! This is my...ummm...fourth trip to London and I'm really happy that I came. If you've read my earlier travel posts, you'll see that I really dislike tours, or going to places that have too many people...but I decided there were... Continue Reading →

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