Monthly Archives: June 2012

Desperation

A couple entering a contest for a chance at a free IVF. The guy who stole an air conditioner and then walked down our street trying to sell it during yesterday’s heatwave. Me, inexplicably ravenous, scarfing down a huge free … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court and surviving the two week wait

One of the most excruciating parts of an IVF cycle is the two week wait until you can take a pregnancy test. That’s POAS (pee on a stick) after the 2ww to those in the know. Luckily the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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The tale of two little embryos

Once upon a time there was a mommy journalist who was eagerly awaiting the transfer of two little embryos. On the specially appointed day , the mommy packed her family up for a bit of kiddie music fun before the … Continue reading

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Stirrup blogging

If I’ve texted you in the past few days or if you’ve read one of my posts please know these missives were likely written while in the stirrups. I know, I know. Thanks for the image. You’re welcome. In fact, … Continue reading

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Sperm toy squeezing, track marks, and other joys

This morning I was encouraged to squeeze a sperm to raise my track marks. Don’t worry, I haven’t turned to a life of crime. It was all in the name of making a baby. The fertility clinic lab tech handed … Continue reading

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The somnambulist

I fell into a med-induced stupor and something deep and primal inside screamed something was wrong. I awoke just in time to see the baby escaping the child safety gate and heading upstairs. Scary. So apparently the meds not only … Continue reading

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Stupid bike riding hippies and other hormonal rants

Hell hath no fury like a woman hopped up on hormones. Don’t let my placid smile and outwardly calm demeanor fool you. Internally, for the past few days, I’ve been a raging she-devil. Blame it on the infertility meds. I … Continue reading

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