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Egg Retrieval isn't as scary as it sounds...

So today was the day for our egg retrieval. As a self-proclaimed google addict, I had read everything possible about the process. And much like everything else in this process, the retrieval was not nearly as traumatic as I had anticipated it being. 470 more words


Do I Even Want A Baby?

I’d been married for three months. We’d been together for six years. I was thirty. My friends were having babies. I wanted a baby. I decided, in my infinite wisdom, that the best time to bring this up would be in the car on a long journey between his family house and mine during Christmas. 996 more words

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Who The Hell Do I Think I Am?

Before I go on about who I am – let me tell you who I was. When I was pregnant I was that person. I was the pregnant woman that talked about how I was going to do everything. 1,434 more words

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Dear asshole,

You haven’t been born, or conceived… You’re an idea at this point. One that fiancé is surer of than I am. I nod and agree, yes yes, we’ll have a baby. 536 more words


The kindness of strangers?

Setting: Generic supermarket. Harrassed-looking me navigates shopping trolley (always filled with just enough items to make it slightly unwieldy) replete with Lara in the front seat. 816 more words

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Reproductive gossip and being enough

This August, I’ll be married to my Yankee husband for 7 years. I’m 30 years old, he’ll be 34 in September. I was married at 23 years old, young by today’s norms. 252 more words


My Favorite Scrubs

You may read this title and think, “WHAT?”… she’s really going to blog about her favorite scrubs??  Well, before you dismiss this post, let me explain… when I was a senior in high school, my dance teacher gave me a pair of scrubs… a pair of the hospital surgical green scrubs to be exact!   665 more words

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