Almost Decaffed And My HSG Experience

June 15, 2012
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Last week, I bravely professed that I would be free of my caffeine addiction in a week. I learned one thing about myself… I’m overly ambitious! Didn’t happen people. I mixed caffeine in my morning coffee with decaf and the first day was a breeze… because it was only 1/4 decaf. I tried to take […]

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Juggling Everyday Stress With The Stress of Infertility

June 6, 2012
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My BF and I are hoping to be married by the end of the year. Because we’re not married, most people are inquiring about that rather than about us having a baby, which is a relief for now (I can just imagine the questions once we are married). However, one of his relatives did ask […]

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How To Wean Yourself Off Caffeine While Staying Somewhat Sane

June 4, 2012
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Now that we’re embarking on IVF in the next few months, I seriously need to get my act together and prepare my body, which I should have been doing long ago. Unfortunately, other than taking prenatal vitamins, I haven’t been doing anything else. Making lifestyle changes is important for both my BF and I. We  […]

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Embracing Jealousy

May 31, 2012
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One of my closest friends and I no longer speak to each other. Although we were inseparable since the age of 13 well into our twenties, we drifted apart. We stopped living in the same city, we stopped having anything in common and we just stopped getting along altogether. Like a marriage, sometimes friendships grow […]

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When A Bitch Slap Just Makes You Feel Better

May 30, 2012
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*Rant Alert* I went to my infertility clinic yesterday in a relatively good mood. I came out wanting to slap some of the people who work there. Honestly, it’s like they purposely hire the most annoying, least sensitive people to be the ‘face’ of their clinic. Here’s what happened: In order to get ‘wanded‘ I […]

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Things I don’t miss about TTC

May 28, 2012

Now that my BF and I know that IVF is our only option, we know that doing it the good old-fashioned way is just for fun. I think back to the year of trying to conceive (TTC) and how crazy it made me. I literally thought about it alllll day long. I’m a bit happy […]

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“But Didn’t You Already Ovulate” And Other Fantastic Comments

May 22, 2012
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BF and I tried to get pregnant for a very a while before we finally agreed that something was wrong. Actually, he didn’t as much agree as I was totally not listening to him. Now, don’t get me wrong, I love the guy. He’s smart, sexy, wonderful and will be an amazing father. But TTC […]

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Preparing for IVF And Why My Tweeps ROCK!

May 18, 2012
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I’m still a few months away from actually doing IVF, but know I have to start preparing my body for it like YESTERDAY! About 5 years ago, my doctor suggested prenatal vitamins because my iron levels were relatively low and he thought prenatals were more useful for me that your regular old multi-vitamins. So, I’ve […]

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inFerility Humor Rap Video – Love it!

May 16, 2012

Sometimes you need a little infertility humor. I needed one today and came across this video from Bird and Bees: Real Story. Their main goal is to educate people about infertility, but it made me giggle a bit because I can TOTALLY relate!! Actually, it cracked me up… especially the peanut butter part! Hope it […]

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It’s Now About Recreation Not Procreation

May 14, 2012
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After getting the news back in March that there is actually a reason we’re not changing sticky diapers now and that infertility isn’t all in my head, we haven’t really been trying. By that I mean that I haven’t been doing the following: blowing my finances on ovulation tests timing and coercing my BF into […]

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