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My fallopian tubes don't know what my uterus is doing (or Everything You Never Knew You Wanted to Know About the IVF Drug Cycle)

My fallopian tubes and my uterus aren’t speaking to each other at the moment. But don’t worry; they’ll get over it eventually.

One of the best unforeseen consequences of this process is how much I am learning about the female reproductive system. 613 more words

Surrogacy

Mardi Gras Madness

A week into February, a few friends and I decided last minute to book a trip to go to Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Now, to be fair, we… 474 more words

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22 gauge 1.5 inch needle

Just thought I’d let you all know that if my lupron needle were to get into a fight with my estrogen needle, cute little lupron would end up in the hospital with multiple fractures and a possible concussion. 179 more words

Surrogacy

Subcutaneous injections

I came home from work on Tuesday afternoon to find a big FedEx box on my porch. Even though I had been expecting it, the sight of it still made my stomach do a little flip flop. 218 more words

Surrogacy

A match made in Sonoma

“So we’ll see you on Monday. Oh, and make sure to take 800 milligrams of ibuprofen an hour before your appointment.”

That’s something every woman wants to hear before visiting a lady-parts doctor.

Surrogacy

Song Of The Day: The Narrative - Eyes Closed

Well I’m sorry for
The things I had to say
And I’m sorry I…
I pushed your hand away

Song Of The Day

Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match!

One April day, about 4 months after I had put my file on hold, I got a phone call. It was Donna, my counselor from CSP. 1,097 more words

The Narrative