One of the parts of the IVF process that I was least looking forward to was the dreaded drugs; more specifically the hormone injections. I feel like all the way through this process, every new section has been a complete eye-opener for Dave and I, and we continually say to each other “we didn’t… Continue reading The Drugs
Probably the most common question that has been asked in our household since we found out we couldn’t have a baby naturally is “Why us?” We are a happily married couple who love each other dearly, we have a lovely house, enough means to give a child a good life and overall we are pretty… Continue reading Can we ever really have it all?
The Shawshank Redemption is my favourite film of all time, and I have always loved the quote above, said by Andy to Red, in his letter hidden under the wall. Hope is a beautiful thing and sometimes all we have to hold onto, however lately, to me, hope has become a dangerous thing. It forces you… Continue reading Hope
As someone who is a big believer in vitamins, I thought it only right to research vitamins and supplements that could potentially help me ensure my eggs would be numerous and of a high quality in order to have the optimum result come egg recovery day. I have taken a multi-vitamin every day for as… Continue reading Cracking Up – Part Two
Since the season of Easter is upon us, I thought it would be an appropriate time to discuss eggs. Unfortunately not the chocolate variety, but rather the ones that women carry around inside of them waiting for the day when they discover what they are actually for. I promise that I will try to egg-splain… Continue reading Cracking Up – Part One
Recently I read the book ‘The Secret’. I have actually owned the book for a few years but have never really been very much into self help, happy-clappy “let’s all live in peace and harmony” books, so have previously put it off. However, when we discovered we were unable to have a baby naturally, I… Continue reading Laughter is the Best Medicine