Ever heard of a subchorionic hematoma? Me neither. But the good news first… I went in yesterday for my 2nd sonogram and our baby boy is perfect. His heart rate was 178 and he measured 2.02 centimeters. I heard his heartbeat and continue to fall madly in love with this little being. He is starting to […]Read more "I have a Subchorionic Hematoma."
Hello world! I hope this message finds you doing well! We had our first sonogram on Monday and boy was I a nervous wreck! Our sonographer is nice but you can tell she should be considering retirement soon! She was going through the motions and never uttered a “Congratulations!” or “You must be so excited!” […]Read more "Our baby is the size of a blueberry! 7 weeks today."
So I’m five weeks pregnant today. Isn’t it too early to be experiencing symptoms? I had to drag myself out of bed this morning and it felt physically hard to get up. I got up and took our dogs out to go potty and then decided to lay back down for just a few minutes. […]Read more "Exhaustion and cramps, oh my!"
Hello cyber world! It has been quite some time since my last post. I needed to take some time to pull away, reflect and to be even more candid… retreat into my cocoon of doubt, fear and hopelessness. I turned 40 in April and after 3 rounds of IVF, had been wondering if holding my […]Read more "I’m in shock."
Why is it that I always seem to discover awesome TV shows a few years after they have gone off the air? The answer is simple really. We don’t have cable. We do however have Netflix and Amazon Prime. My husband introduced me to Downton Abbey, which I promptly blew through in 2 weeks of […]Read more "Best Boss of All Time: Michael Scott"
Good morning! It is a weary and chilly morning here in Florida, but by noon temperatures will reach 80 degrees. It certainly doesn’t feel like November should. I would enjoy a day filled with heat from a fire place, snow flurries and a cup of hot chocolate to stay warm. But instead it will be […]Read more "2 embryos are off for PGS."
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."