There are so many changes going on right now I can barely keep up! Between getting ready for our move, wrapping up at work, and all of the third trimester changes with us… oy! I’ve recently begun this strangeness of not being able to actually tell if I’m still hungry after eating or not. Baby… Read More Changes
This is a longer read- sorry in advance! I have spoken to many people now about this crazy IVF journey, and it simply astounds me time and time again that there is such a taboo around taking this road to having a baby. Some people feel embarrassed, others feel guilt, and still others feel a… Read More Thoughts on our IVF Journey almost 1 year since we started
Last night I felt sooooo sick; I tried to eat and drink more than usual since I won’t be able to eat today until noon (seriously how can they justify starving a pregnant lady!) and I know my blood sugar is going to crash before then. It tends to crash even with eating breakfast if… Read More 3 hour glucose today- as if getting poked for IVF wasn’t enough
My head is left spinning since the most recent mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday. Every time I hear about another shooting I think about bringing kids into our world and all that goes with it, the good, the bad, and the terrifying. Rather than vent about the state of the world, I will… Read More Many thoughts, not enough time
Yeah. My test result came back abnormal and I have to go do the three hour glucose challenge. Joy. Here’s what it looks like: for three days before the test I get to eat two high sugary foods each day (read: cupcakes and donuts) and then the night before the test I have to fast.… Read More Round two- this time the 3 hour test!
As I sit at the lab doing my glucose screening test I’ve had a number of thoughts. I was slightly anxious when I first got here I was thinking “oh joy there’s no one else here, this hour won’t be so bad! I can meditate!” As I sat leaned back in my chair meditating (after… Read More Glucose screening
This will be a quick note. I’m doing better than I was during the last time I posted. I don’t know if I can ever really fully describe what this pregnancy is like as I often go back and forth between feeling overjoyed and overwhelmed. On the bright side, we had some good news: we… Read More Back to basics