As is becoming the new norm, things are still pretty quiet, pregnancy-wise. Here’s what’s been going on. A huge storm knocked OP on its butt with storm debris and power outages. Then two days later we got more rain than we’ve had in like a thousand years. You could say I’ve been working a bit … More Birthdays. Beer. Baby Diapering.
Hey, remember that time just a couple weeks ago when I was telling you how we’ve been to the doctor a hundred times in the last two months and it’s crazy how many pictures we have? Well that couldn’t feel like it’s further from the truth now. One thing about having a checkup, ultrasound, or … More Pregnancy Mind Games
Just a few months ago I was whining about how often I had to go to the reproductive endocrinologist’s office to get my follicles checked. It was a lot: the first round of hard-core injectables, I went for follicle monitoring every 2-3 days for almost three straight weeks. I’ve seen my fair share of ultrasound … More The Upsides of a Weird Pregnancy
It seems like it’s been behind us for months now, but it was just a few weeks ago that we were heading in to our reduction procedure. Before we made our decision to reduce my pregnancy from four to two fetuses, I did all the research I possibly could. We talked with our doctor of … More Book Recommendation: Everything Conceivable
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
It has been a week now since Michael and I got the big news at our reproductive endocrinologist’s office: there are four embryos growing inside of me. At first, it was super exciting. We wanted one baby, were planning for two (eventually), but four will work, right?! Four is better than zero! As we’ve progressed along, … More When High-Risk is Too High
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