Moving Forward

Most of the time, I write blog posts because I feel particularly inspired to write – I have an abstract idea I want to get across, and a concrete fertility or pregnancy update that goes with it. This is not one of those times. I’m not sad to be sharing this update, but it’s not going … More Moving Forward

When It Rains, It FOURS

Today has been a super rainy day in Kansas City. It started last night with thunderstorms. It rained all morning and was pouring when I splashed my way into the reproductive endocrinologist’s office nice and early today. Now it’s late afternoon and another thunderstorm just moved through. It’s not unusual for KC weather: when it rains, it pours. It’s … More When It Rains, It FOURS

New Norms

It’s strange how quickly we adapt to our norms. I mean this generally and the norms of living with infertility. Before we tried to have children, it was normal for me to see my OB/GYN once a year, maybe twice if I wasn’t feeling well or needed a birth control prescription updated. I like her … More New Norms

Camping and Cramping

Some day I will get to take a pregnancy test and sit on pins and needles waiting to see the results. Some day, but not any day this week. The last instructions I had from my reproductive endocrinologist were to bang Michael for three straight days, wait two weeks and call them with the results … More Camping and Cramping

Missing Cysts!

My head is still spinning a little bit from the morning’s fertility consult with our reproductive endocrinologist. There’s still a lot we need to wait and find out, but I walked out of that office a happy lady. Michael on the other hand: not so much. It was our first time visiting this doctor and … More Missing Cysts!

Bottoms Up

We’re back at the babymaking again! In kind of an unexpected way. It’s actually a pretty short story. After three rounds of letrozole my OB/GYN suggested Michael and I make an appointment with a reproduction endocrinologist at a fertility center here in Kansas City. That’s happening next week. We’re not sure whether I ovulated the last few times … More Bottoms Up