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 

Fun with Feelings 

She wasn’t bitter. She was sad, though. But it was a hopeful kind of sad. The kind of sad that just takes time.  ~ Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower I finished my last dose of letrozole Friday night, and I can now fully appreciate how nice the last few months have been.  I don’t really care for the way the hormones make … Continue reading Fun with Feelings 

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…

My Recovery: Returning to Work Postop

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” ~Confucius    Hi! I didn’t mean to take a week off of the blog during my recovery from surgery, but the time  just got away from me. I’m honestly not even sure how I managed to post a recap of the procedure so quickly, because I was basically asleep until … Continue reading My Recovery: Returning to Work Postop

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