"What a day September 22, 2017 was! The first day of fall and I didn't have any more wake-ups to face, the day of our next doctor appointment had arrived." I feel like I'm writing a novel some days. And really, this is a journey that could be a novel. I'm looking back on yesterday … Continue reading Red light means stop, green means go, yellow means go very fast.
"Waitey" isn't even a word, but I was going for a snappy title. Weight and wait. Heavy topics. Pun definitely intended. I am on a count down now... fourteen days from today we will finally have our follow up with the fertility clinic. That's lots of time to worry. A lot to worry about. Two … Continue reading Weighty matters and waitey matters.
A name can evoke a lot of feelings for people. They can bring about the energy of a loved one passed; discomfort of painful relationships; they can evoke places, times, love, hate... names are strong. This morning, a name gave me sweet relief. Partner asked me what I thought of a particular combination of names and … Continue reading What’s in a name?
Yeah, my body is a wonderland alright. I WONDER what the hell it's doing. I WONDER what it's not doing. I WONDER if it's too late to get a refund or replacement on it. I WONDER if I will ever just effing relax! In the realm of more than you wanted to know about a … Continue reading Your body is a wonderland.
Geeze, girlfriend. I need to lighten up if I'm going to make it through this journey intact. And really, I DO want to come out the other side as a whole person. So, what to do? How about document the alphabet soup of acronyms and euphemisms that is trying to conceive! And see how many … Continue reading Lighten the f**k up!
I wanted to make this blog titled something like "Conceiving Hope"... but that's taken and many variations of it are taken, and really- I'm not that sweet. Then I got to thinking about what's gotten me to this point- over 35, over weight, and just plain over it- trying to conceive our first child. Mostly, … Continue reading So, what’s the deal here?