Category IVF

12 weeks (5/24/13)

“You got a light?” – The embryo kicks back and considers having a smoke. Or at least, that’s what I saw.

What to do next….

So now we’re trying to decide when we should try for the last IVF attempt. (In our state, we get three tries that are paid for by insurance.)  I don’t expect it to work, but figure we might as well give it a try since it’s paid for. Here’s the thing: I have to get […]

lesson in gratitude

I wrote a little narrative about the whole event for my online support group… ********** Just got electricity back after 48 hours without it. At least it wasn’t out for a full week like we’d expected. WARNING: Lots of TMI below.  It’s about a miscarriage, so be forwarned. My next death metal band is going […]

symptoms during the 2-week wait

Because I might end up forgetting and wondering later, I figured I’d write down my initial symptoms after the embryo transfer (on May 3rd). Those of us who have struggled with infertility and the various treatments know how much we agonize over the waiting period between insemination/embryo transfer and The Pregnancy Test. Anyway, so. Immediately […]

A little bit pregnant. And a little bit Wiccan.

So, Because my other half and I have had some fertility issues in the past, we aren’t telling most people (who we know, anyway) that I’m pregnant. I was pregnant once before, but that ended early in a miscarriage. ANYWAY.  So we’ve been through all sorts of fertility treatments, and it’s been a few years. We’re […]

Two embryos enter, one embryo remains…