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Category: Fertility

Diet starts Monday… again…

This week we heard of another pregnancy for two people that we are so very happy about. Every time Ed and I hear about pregnancies from our friends, we are ecstatic and can’t be happier for them. But, every time Ed and I hear about pregnancies from our…

The one-time giving up the ability to use “Edsure” is ok.

Let me briefly explain “Edsure/Ed-sure”.  This concept for my husband, his brother and his cousin explains how sure you are in a situation. Edsure is the absolute surest that you can be. The only stipulation is that once you use it, you better be 100…

Until next time……. :( 

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Nerves, nerves and more nerves

I’m sitting in bed waiting for Ed to finish showering so that we can drive to the clinic to do the Beta. There is just a huge part of me that doesn’t want to know. The Crinone made me so sick the past week and a…

I’m not the only one

In her deep anguish Hannah prayed to the Lord, weeping bitterly. And she made a vow, saying, “Lord Almighty, if you will only look on your servant’s misery and remember me, and not forget your servant but give her a son, then I will give him to…

Talking to an invisible baby and then interrupted by my brain

So, I’ve been literally doing as many “old wives” tales as possible when it comes to the two week wait and post IUI. Ed rolls his eyes when I wake up at midnight with the realization that I’ve forgotten to eat my pineapple. But…

What a whirlwind! 

I haven’t posted in a while. Things have been pretty crazy in our household. We bought a house with my parents almost two years ago and things just weren’t working out. We really needed our own space and for a couple still in our 20s, it…

My rock

On a day like today, I look at my husband and realize how lucky I am to have someone like him. He’s one person that puts me before himself. Yes, sometimes he makes me angry but if the past two weeks has shown me anything, it has shown…

New cycle, Day 10 update

We started our new cycle last week. So far, I don’t really like our clinic but we keep telling ourselves that a) the clinic is local and we don’t need to drive two hours there and back at 5 in the morning and b) the doctor…

Happy 2015!! We’re hoping this will be our year!

Happy New Year everyone! The husband and I have been saying for the past week that 2015 will be our year! We say this every year but I’m feeling it! I started taking my progesterone to start off the cycle yesterday so we’ll be starting our…