Today I had my WTF appointment with my fertility doctor, Dr. B. I left the appointment just as confused and frustrated as when I went in. I walked into the appointment with some hope that there would be a simple answer as to why my pregnancies aren’t lasting and why 3 out of 5 have ended at the… Continue reading My WTF Appointment
I am ready to take the next step forward and figure out where do I go from here. I didn’t think I would get here so fast, but here I am, ready to move on. There are things that I want to figure out and get in order before we get scheduled for our next… Continue reading The Next Steps
This week was the end of my fifth pregnancy. I had to say goodbye to all of my hopes of having a successful pregnancy and I had to accept that it was over for me. If you have ever been in my shoes and have so un-patiently waited for the follow up ultrasound from such… Continue reading The Fifth loss
I haven’t been able to sit down and write any updates for a while now because I am at a complete loss for words. I almost feel embarrassed and ashamed that I was blasting my happiness to everyone only for it to be taken away so quickly. My doctor was kind enough to let me… Continue reading The Calm Before The Storm
When I first reached out to my fertility specialist I thought he would have all the answers. I would get the diagnosis and we would go about fixing it, but it wasn’t that easy. With each test came normal results. Yes, I had hypothyroidism, but with medication that was under control and my doctor didn’t… Continue reading Unexplained Infertility
If you would have told me last week that things would work out I wouldn’t have believed you. The week after my retrieval was one of the longest and hardest weeks I have endured. At times I felt as if the world was crumbling around me and I tried hard to stay positive. When I first… Continue reading Retrieval & Transfer Update
I’ve been sitting at this computer all morning trying to figure out what words to use. How to sound optimistic and cheerful, but I keep coming up empty. I didn’t get horrible news, but I haven’t received really good news either. One embryo was good enough to send off to get biopsied today for PGS. They… Continue reading Encouraging Growth…for the embryos!