Hello blogosphere! We finished our 3rd and final round of IVF on Sunday and were thrilled that 9 eggs were retrieved. I got a call today with the news that 4 fertilized. I’m feeling very grateful because I have read about so many women not having any fertilize. With each step of this LONG process, I’m […]Read more "It has been a good day."
Hello you. It has been a while, I know. I needed some time to heal, think, and re-charge my heart and maybe even my body. A brief re-cap (and update!) for those of you who have read my blog before. I will be 40 in April and have been married almost two years. I have […]Read more
It has been several days since my last post and has taken some time to sort through the disappointment and emotions that had flooded my soul after our failed IVF cycle. We had six eggs retrieved, three fertilized and no normal embryos after the PGS testing. It was a rough few days and I felt […]Read more "Trying again. IVF Round 2."
The phone rang at 3:00 p.m. and my gut just knew it was going to be disappointing. And it was. The nurse almost immediately said she was not calling with good news and I appreciated her getting right to the point. “None of the embryos were compatible with life,” she said. She suggested we schedule […]Read more "The call came today. PGS testing results."
Hello to you! We received happy and unexpected news yesterday and I am still walking on sunshine today. We weren’t expecting to receive the call about whether or not our eggs made it to blastocyst until today, but they called yesterday. When I saw their name and number come up on my phone, my heart […]Read more "Good news feels amazing! Blastocyst Update!"
I have been beside myself with worry and “what-ifs” since our IVF egg retrieval on Sunday morning. My husband and I started the IVF process a few months ago and it has been quite an experience so far. I will admit that when I would hear women talk about the emotional toll IVF takes, I […]Read more "The waiting hurts. Only 3 eggs fertilized."