And We Keep Living Anyway…

“Life doesn’t discriminate Between the sinners and the saints It takes and it takes and it takes And we keep living anyway We rise and we fall and we break…” ~Hamilton: Lin-Manuel Miranda  Well, we finally heard back from the Doctor’s office this afternoon, and got the bad news we were expecting. Our insurance company doesn’t cover IVF…not even a little bit. Of course, this … Continue reading And We Keep Living Anyway…

So Much Love in Such a Small Body

“The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.” ~Johnny Depp I mentioned in my Halloween post that I have been trying to keep myself occupied, as my husband and I try to traverse the tortuous labyrinth that is infertility. I am proud to say that I am doing a pretty good job in this endeavor. My mood has … Continue reading So Much Love in Such a Small Body

Our Infertility Story: Checking His Swimmers

“It is no use saying, ‘We are doing our best.’ You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.” ~Winston Churchill Our Infertility Story: The Beginning Our Infertility Story: The Specialist  Our Infertility Story: My HSG Our Infertility Story: The Eye of the Storm I now know that getting his sperm checked was not an easy thing for my husband (or any man) to do. … Continue reading Our Infertility Story: Checking His Swimmers

Our Infertility Story: The Specialist

“I’m through accepting limits ’cause someone says they’re so Some things I cannot change But till I try, I’ll never know!” ~Wicked: Stephen Schwartz   After a tumultuous first year of TTC, my husband and I were referred to a fertility specialist. I was excited to be moving on with the process, especially since this was one of the few variables of this journey that … Continue reading Our Infertility Story: The Specialist

Our Infertility Story: The Beginning

“I am half agony, half hope.” ~Jane Austen  My husband and I were married in late 2012, after having been together for several years. We had a relatively short engagement, because we already felt that our life together had started. We enjoyed a couple of years as husband and wife, and honestly felt happier and more in love than ever. Less than a year into … Continue reading Our Infertility Story: The Beginning