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Another Follicle and IVF Conversation

I was feeling anxious for today’s follicle check. I was afraid my body would not get back in gear after last month. Hubby had today off so he got to come with me. 867 more words

Missing ovary: Found!

I had my second follicle scan today and they found the missing ovary haha! YAYY!

I’ve got lots of follicles on both ovarys, some measuring 20mm already. 105 more words


First follicle scan


 ‘It may be that the right ovary isn’t reacting at all to the injections’

Typical bank holiday Monday… Wet, rainy & gloomy.

8.45 & we finally made it to the hospital after rushing around as the alarm didn’t go off! 425 more words


IVF Update - Overachiever!

We went in for the second ultrasound today and the doctor said I’m an overachiever :) I have lots of good-sized follicles (mostly around 15 mm), especially on the right side – that’s what you can see on the picture below. 298 more words

Day 10 - Nearly there!

10 days into our 3rd cycle of IVF and as a lot of people have been asking how I am and how the treatment is going I figure it’s time for an update. 733 more words



Yesterday was Las Fiestas de la Paloma, the annual festival of my barrio. It’s Madrid’s most popular summer festival and the streets swell with merry-makers and Virgin enthusiasts as five blocks of the city become a massive street party that lasts for four days. 795 more words

Curly Girls

I grew up in apartheid South Africa. Everything was divided. Schools, suburbs, even holiday resorts. I remember being stopped as we entered a ‘Coloureds Only’ resort because we were thought to be white. 595 more words

Curly Hair