For so long I had dreamed of being a mum, dreamed of the day trips to petting zoo's (mostly for my husband who is so into animals), dreamed of lazy days at home with my babies while it rained outside. It was all I wanted and the IVF process we went through to achieve our little [...]
Today has just been one of those days, you know the days where the kids literally scream from dusk til dawn, everything goes wrong, the internet fucks up, you burn your dinner and end up eating Ryvita and nutella for tea? Yep one of 'those' days.
Don’t do it, seriously don’t it's not worth it your crazy to even think it, do you really need to go to that family wedding in the summer or aunt Mabel's 80th? Seriously don’t do it just become a social recluse and decline all invites until the twins are at least thirteen. I have endured two trips away with the twins and trust me its not pretty, im still receiving counselling (joking)
The main event, what we had been building up to, the final act, was all happening. We had finally made it, we were actually getting an embryo put back in. Holy shit! This was really happening. Our egg transfer felt so surreal, and if your anything like me you get totally swept away in it [...]
We made it! This time my body didn’t let me down, that glass of wine didn’t make a difference we were at egg collection. Everything had gone to plan my dosage had been reworked and I had a different plan in place, I reacted really well to it. Scans showed 17 eggs all waiting and [...]
Our first cycle was going really well to start off with. I had taken two weeks off work so I could concentrate fully on the whole process, so I had no stress. I had been injecting daily the same time, done everything to the book. I had cut out caffeine and was living like a [...]