“This is Us” and infertility.

Dear newly starting out infertility couple. If you don’t watch the show “This is us” then you missed out on Season three where the main character Kate goes to a fertility doctor with her husband to discuss IVF. She is told that due to her weight she has a 90% chance of having complications and IVF […]

Fertility, Vulnerability & embryo transfer

Listen to Husband talking about his thoughts about the Embryo Transfer Vulnerability and fear From the moment the date for the embryo transfer was set ten days ago, I have attempted on more than on occasion to post to social media that this is what we were about to do. I’ve written and deleted various […]

InFertility and self-care. Sometimes I just need to stop and enjoy my coffee.

I realize that we all just need to sometimes just stop, go for coffee and laugh at the insanity of it all.  I mean, life is insanity. Honestly, don’t we all just need to stop, have a coffee, indulge in the most gluten, dairy, sugar filled pastry ever and go see people who know you […]

No more needles! No more ultra sounds! No more 8am clinic visits! No more of this! Please make this STOP.

commitment to The Clinic. We are talking YEARS if you count the first time I went to The Clinic. It has taken a lot from to surrender to The Clinic and be OK with all of this poking and prodding. I’m so done now. Can something be easy, just a little bit?

IVF Part two – day of procedure

There are a few dates in during this fertility process I wont forget. I connect time with these dates, as everything else feels like a blur.  December 2014 First monitored cycle by the clinic that was without any drugs August 2015 The British Colombia canoe trip that changed my life and my job September 2015 The […]

Lead up to IVF part 1

Let me not lie. It’s not a walk in the park. Holy moly far from it. Once you go past the beginning stages of the fertility clinic, still invasive but nothing pales to IVF. It’s needles, ultrasounds (that a ultra sound every three days or less), more needles to take more blood almost everyday – Let me repeat, it’s a complete commitment.