I’m not going to claim that any of these jokes are mine. I stole them from here, here, here and here. Thanks to those websites for putting these lists together. The fact is that infertility isn’t funny, and it will never be funny. But, for all of us having to deal with this shit, we […]Read more "The Comprehensive List of Infertility Jokes"
The “donation” has been made; the wife made her stop at the doctor; she has signed the waiver about multiples; the ovulation should be happening about now; which means it is time for the dreaded and wickedly long two-week-wait (TWW). I’m going to admit, I was no good the last time around. I was anxious, […]Read more "IUI #2 and the TWW"
Lets face it, if you’ve dealing with infertility there is no shortage of communities, advice, blogs and articles out there to help you out. But there’s a big problem with these resources, the abbreviations and acronyms. Simply said, there are a shit ton of them. Some of them you can figure out, others have left […]Read more "The ABCs of Infertility Acronyms and Abbreviations"
It’s been a while, too long in all honesty. The past couple weeks have not been boring, they have not been empty, nor have they been void of personal and marital learning opportunities or anxiety ridden drives to the doctor. I’m going to leave most of the personal things personal, it’s just how I’m going […]Read more "Back In Business"
Originally posted on Miscarriage Memoirs:
Stress and tension do not stop fertility treatment from working, study finds Women undergoing IVF or other assisted reproduction therapy can be reassured that emotional distress caused by their infertility or other life events will not prevent the treatment from working, according to new research. Infertility affects up to 15%…
So, from the title you can guess what Tuesday’s beta test results were. A big old whomp-whomp of “not this month”. Normally I try and add a little humor to my writing, but it’s just not going to happen today. Now, I can tell you that we sort of expected this result. There were no […]Read more "BFN – Full Speed Ahead"
Originally posted on Long Story Short:
I’ve been pretty public about my infertility battle, mainly for two reasons: First, I realize I can’t do it alone. There are times of joy and times of utter devastation- and I need my awesome community of friends and family to celebrate and grieve with me through it. So…