Adventure Awaits – Our Travel Themed Baby Shower

I had a panic attack the morning of my baby shower. And not just a little one, but the full blown kind with chest pains, hyperventilating, sweating. All of it. Though a baby shower is basically a right of passage for any first time parents in America, I was extremely apprehensive about having one of my own. In fact, basically from the moment we knew … Continue reading Adventure Awaits – Our Travel Themed Baby Shower

Our Infertility Story: My Laparoscopy

“And though she be but little, she is fierce.” ~William Shakespeare  Our Infertility Story: The Beginning Our Infertility Story: The Specialist  Our Infertility Story: My HSG Our Infertility Story: The Eye of the Storm Our Infertility Story: Checking His Swimmers Our Infertility Story: IUI Round One Our Infertility Story: IUI Round Two Our Infertility Story: Surgery or IVF I had surgery yesterday. The weeks leading … Continue reading Our Infertility Story: My Laparoscopy

Our Infertility Story: Surgery or IVF

Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway. ~John Wayne Our Infertility Story: The Beginning Our Infertility Story: The Specialist  Our Infertility Story: My HSG Our Infertility Story: The Eye of the Storm Our Infertility Story: Checking His Swimmers Our Infertility Story: IUI Round One Our Infertility Story: IUI Round Two After my second failed IUI, my doctor relayed to his nurse that … Continue reading Our Infertility Story: Surgery or IVF

Our Infertility Story: IUI Round Two

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’” ~Mary Anne Radmacher Our Infertility Story: The Beginning Our Infertility Story: The Specialist  Our Infertility Story: My HSG Our Infertility Story: The Eye of the Storm Our Infertility Story: Checking His Swimmers Our Infertility Story: IUI Round One After our first round of … Continue reading Our Infertility Story: IUI Round Two

Stress Eating 

 “Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like…” ~Mark Twain   From what I have read, heard from other infertile couples, or have been told by my doctor, many women gain weight while trying to conceive. This seems to be from hormone treatments, stress, lack of excersize, or a multitude of other factors.  I actually started losing weight, pretty … Continue reading Stress Eating 

Anxiety and Fear

“Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.” ~Kahlil Gibran    I have an anxiety disorder. Have I mentioned that before? I honestly can’t remember, and since I can’t, I’ll address it now.  I have an anxiety disorder, and it only seems to be getting worse the older I get. I think that’s actually fairly normal with … Continue reading Anxiety and Fear

This is Halloween…Weekend

 “Something wicked this way comes.” ~William Shakespeare Happy Halloween! I hope you are all finding fun ways to get into to some (safe) trouble tonight. I’m actually spending the evening in. I’m rocking my Halloween leggings, a fun shirt with a quote from Hocus Pocus, and watching the first episode of Westworld with my husband. I got into enough trouble this weekend, and I was … Continue reading This is Halloween…Weekend

Our Infertility Story: The Eye of the Storm

“In the eye of a hurricane there is quiet, for just a moment, a yellow sky.” ~Hamilton: Lin-Manuel Miranda   Our Infertility Story: The Beginning Our Infertility Story: The Specialist  Our Infertility Story: My HSG After my super painful HSG test, my husband and I went back to trying to conceive naturally for a few months. Apparently, just having my stenotic cervix opened could have been … Continue reading Our Infertility Story: The Eye of the Storm