Our Infertility Story: Another Disappoinment (IUI Round Three)

“It was one of those times you feel a sense of loss, even though you didn’t have something in the first place. I guess that’s what disappointment is- a sense of loss for something you never had.” ~Deb Caletti, The Nature of Jade My last post was at 10dpiui, and sort of signaled the end of my hopes for pregnancy that cycle. I wish I … Continue reading Our Infertility Story: Another Disappoinment (IUI Round Three)

Our Infertility Story: IUI Round Three

“Something has changed within me Something is not the same I’m through with playing by the rules Of someone else’s game Too late for second-guessing Too late to go back to sleep It’s time to trust my instincts Close my eyes and leap!” ~Wicked: Stephen Schwartz   I’m not sure what changed, or when the change occurred exactly, but I am not the same person … Continue reading Our Infertility Story: IUI Round Three

Our Infertility Story: IUI Round Three – Ultrasound 

“The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.” ~Winston Churchill I went in for my ultrasound yesterday. I was a bit anxious for this appointment, because the results would indicate my progress on the medicine, and determine the date for our next round of intrauterine insemination. I wasn’t worried about whether or not the Letrozole was working. In my last … Continue reading Our Infertility Story: IUI Round Three – Ultrasound 

Here We Go Again…

“Your dream doesn’t have an expiration date. Take a deep breathe, and then try again…” ~KT Witten    I started my period on Wednesday, and despite the fact that my periods are still incredibly painful, it was the first time I was happy to see it arrive in years.  This period is a good one. This period means I had started my third cycle since … Continue reading Here We Go Again…

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

Our Infertility Story: IUI Round One

“The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope.” ~Samuel Johnson 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 It’s amazing how quickly we let things that we truly care about fall apart. November went … Continue reading Our Infertility Story: IUI Round One

Helpless…

“Helplessness is such a rotten feeling. There’s nothing you can do about it. Being helpless is like being paralyzed. It’s sickness. The cure calls for a monumental effort to stand up and start walking somewhere, anywhere. But that takes some doing.” ~Chuck Barris   I started my period today.  I’m not okay.  We had our second round of IUI two weeks ago, and I had … Continue reading Helpless…