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Our results

As promised in the last post, I said I’d update on our results.

So far for me, it appears I only have an underactive thyroid.  I say ‘only’ here, as despite the fact that it’s a chronic illness and I’ll be medicated forever, it is the best of possible bad news.   166 more words


Pregnancy #5

When the clinic finally called on Friday (not long after publishing my last post) they had good news. Good news! I am pregnant again!

My HCG level is good, up around 550 and I was 4 weeks and 2 days pregnant on Friday (which really just means it has been 4 weeks and 2 days since the first day of my last period). 648 more words


Diagnosis: End Stage Renal Failure

December 2009. We lived by the beach. I was 18, we were engaged and happily living together for almost a year. I worked as an aged dementia carer and Jon started looking at starting up a business from home. 1,163 more words


Getting Ahead of Myself

I need to get this out, and you wonderful readers are such good listeners (and thank you for that!). Bear with me as this probably won’t make much sense. 493 more words

Infant Loss

Why I Decided to Get Help...

I think every woman is different when it comes to when or why she first decides to seek help when trying to conceive. I was hearing from so many people… 682 more words

F Stands For...

Fuck it. Not a flippant one, an anger driven and emotionally charged fuck it.

Sunday morning of a long holiday weekend should be delightful. Put on your sad pants people, it’s not delightful. 721 more words


All our eggs in one basket

On Monday we had 8 eggs retrieved from our donor. That number went down to 5 fertilised eggs and we’ve been patiently waiting all weekend to hear the grand total of embryos to put in the freezer. 377 more words