Tag Archives: IVF

One Year

Wow, what a difference a year makes.  So much has happened in the past year – mostly good stuff! A year ago, we were just going live with our adoption profile (being shown to expectant parents), we were having our … Continue reading

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Long overdue…and a LONG post.

Is there anyone still here?  I certainly wouldn’t blame you if you lost interest and left.   Yes, I’ve been a bad blogger.  I’ve been conflicted about whether to keep this blog, start a new mommy blog for our new life with Ashlyn, … Continue reading

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Not IF, but when

Sometimes a shift in my thinking is so subtle, I haven’t even noticed that it has occurred.  Since we moved into this neighborhood a few years ago, there has been a children’s clothing store a few blocks away from us.  I … Continue reading

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Worse than a cautionary tale

Over the weekend, I picked up a book that had been recommended to me.  “An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination” by Elizabeth McCracken.  For those who are not familiar, it is a book about a woman’s journey … Continue reading

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Jinxing

After so many years of infertility – the trying on our own, the IUI, numerous IVF cycles here and even IVF in Europe – all these fertility treatments with the end result being BFN, miscarriage or infant loss, I find myself always waiting for the … Continue reading

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What Was She Thinking?

One of these days I want to write a short article about “what not to say to a mother who has had a fetal or neonatal loss”.   My list is getting longer and longer.  But until then, I just have … Continue reading

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