Let’s talk about it... or not. Let’s cry about it... or not. « Or not » - two simple little words, yet such a powerful decision.
Is there a fertility CAA? A place that could fix it all? Because I definitely need a membership... Contrarily to my habitual silver lining posts, this one is definitely a rant. After three years of trying, I broke last night. I am just so tired of trying to be hopeful. It's in my nature though,... Continue Reading →
The title of this latest blog actually comes from one of you who wrote to me saying that we all have our road to success; that road that we have to travel on to get to where we want to be.
It's hard to believe that I started this journey just before turning 39... Forty-one... I celebrated my birthday last month and I am now officially at the two year mark of trying this Single Mom by Choice thingie. I've discovered so much... about the female body (who knew we had more than one egg growing... Continue Reading →
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I remember sitting in the waiting room of the Montreal Fertility Clinic and seeing this couple come out of the doctor's office with a huge smile, tears and exclamations. Pregnant! She was finally pregnant!
It can cost up to 8500$ for one in vitro fertility procedure and that doesn't include the cost of sperm... wow. It's a big jump from the free insemination procedure that I had been undergoing, but on the other hand, there's a better chance of a return on my investment. Statistics wise, I'm paying over... Continue Reading →
By now, you know that my first trial with IUI (intrauterine insemination) was a fail. Bouncing back was actually quite easy because I didn't really have time to think about it. It's a good thing, but also a bad thing because you might not stop to ask questions. The "not pregnant" verdict usually falls on... Continue Reading →
Not many people knew about my crazy baby-making decision, so I texted my despair to a friend who did know and her response was to knock at my door 2 hours later with a bottle of wine, ready to help me tackle those 149 profiles AGAIN! She was floored by the amount of detail that profiles provide...
So the decision was made! I could wait to meet the love of my life, but I couldn't wait to conceive a child... Hence, the child would just have to come before the man!