Mo Eggs, Mo Problems: Inside Our Infertility Experience

Ah, infertility. I certainly wish that wasn’t a common word in my vocabulary, but here we are. Since I opened up about my fertility struggles, you – strangers, readers, followers – have been so supportive. Your kindness has been a great relief and sense of strength. Since I am so open about the topic, some of you have sent in questions. (Which, … Keep reading…

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Eyelets and Our IVF Journey Updates

I feel like I’ve been tired for a while. Like a broken record, I keep repeating the same things to myself about my problems being caused by the IVF medicine and that these side effects won’t last forever. But a year has passed since we found out this would be our fate—and nearly three since we, slowly of course, started this obnoxious … Keep reading…

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IVF After Two Failed Embryo Transfers

I wasn’t surprised to learn our second embryo transfer didn’t work. After the pain of the first failed transfer—emotional, yes, but I screamed during the implantation so I quite literally mean physical pain—I went in ready for the worst. I had Lance drop me at the door for the blood test and met him back at the car. I took a nap … Keep reading…

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3 Products to Ease the Pain of IVF’s Progesterone in Oil Injections

Ask anyone in the IVF community what sucks the most and one of the top answers is sure to be progesterone in oil. These expensive vials of liquid fire hurt to inject, ache for literally days, and come with a myriad of miserable side effects. They’re awful. Here’s my general thought about IVF shots. And this isn’t even progesterone in oil madness. … Keep reading…

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