Roads to Parenthood, Childlessness and Why Don’t You Just Adopt?

First off, a diary entry: I spoke to a Isabel on the phone last night about what it would be like to just not have children.  Giving up fertility treatment, not doing surrogacy, not adopting.  Imagine not having to go through all this treatment?  Not having to put every penny towards it.  Imagine being able … Continue reading Roads to Parenthood, Childlessness and Why Don’t You Just Adopt?

IVF and Infertility:  What to say when you don’t know what to say

I get this a lot.  People care and people want to show support but they just don’t know what to say.  Yesterday I put a post up on my Instagram about the fact I was feeling IV-EFFED (I literally just made that up.  Well done me.) and only a couple of people responded.  I know … Continue reading IVF and Infertility:  What to say when you don’t know what to say

12th March 2017 – Blog Diary – Feeling sad today

IVFers, how does Norethisterone affect you?  Because I feel like absolute shite! Sluggish, emotional, angry.  Today, everything just feels overwhelming and I want to cry and cry and cry.  My poor husband is tiptoeing around me because everything just seems to set me off.  Today should be a great Sunday.  Rob’s Dad has asked to … Continue reading 12th March 2017 – Blog Diary – Feeling sad today

IVF Protocol – My medication process and a very basic biology lesson

I have been asked to write down my protocol for IVF (good suggestion delayedbutnotdenied).  I hadn’t thought of doing this before but it may be useful for people about to go through IVF for the first time, IVF veterans or friends/family who are interested. As we’ve recently changed clinic I’m going to write up the … Continue reading IVF Protocol – My medication process and a very basic biology lesson