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Our Journey to Parenthood

This blog was written by me for cord, an online community dedicated to connecting women through stories of pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and more. It can be found in that original format… 1,547 more words

Our Life

Period After Failed IVF

I have been waiting to get my period for a few days now. This is my first cycle with no medications since we started this process at the beginning of the year. 206 more words


Alcohol and Pee Sticks

Oh yes- what a catchy title….

So the other night- we had some wine and were hanging with The Girl. After she left and we were just watching TV I had another glass. 1,102 more words

My D&C Story

5:30am – Arrival and Registration 

I arrived at the Outpatient Surgical Center before sunrise.  The moon was still out.  It was a beautiful full moon, almost a surreal encounter with mother nature considering where I was headed…to surgery…the end of my pregnancy.   744 more words

Suffering in Silence

In the months that we were trying to get pregnant and even when we found out, I never worried about a miscarriage.  I guess I was just naive.   159 more words

short and bitter

Why the hell is everyone around me getting pregnant? It’s like I’m being constantly taunted. I know, irrationality at it’s finest.

Cycle 8 CD 12

PAXeast was awesome. My husband and I got to check out so many cool games. We wandered from booth to booth learning about games, taking pictures of cool life sized game figures and getting free swag. 190 more words