After years of trying to conceive - medications, ultrasounds, blood tests, injections, IVF and thousands of dollars - my brain has the nerve to ask, “Do you really
We got our day three update and it couldn’t have been any better. Eight of eight embryos survived. This was amazing.
The only thing I can thank infertility for, is bringing us closer together. I consider that a blessing, as I know this process can tear some apart.
As another pregnancy announcement scrolls down my Facebook feed I feel my stomach drop. I roll my eyes and take a deep breath in. I am not happy for my friend, in fact I’m unhappy and I don’t feel guilty about it.
Picking up the pieces after the miscarriage was devastating. I felt dumb for being excited. I felt ignorant for not knowing how common miscarriage was.
We waited in a room filled with women rubbing their pregnant bellies. Another woman came out of the scanning room admiring her strip of sonogram pictures. It stung.