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National Fertility Awareness Week 2014 – Our Story

This week is National Fertility Awareness Week. As someone who has dealt with infertility (as many have), I think it is so important that people think about and understand infertility a little bit. Understand how upsetting it can be. Stop … Continue reading

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The Ten Commandments of Trying To Conceive (For Lesbians)

1) Thou Shalt Learn To Like Sperm (ok… tolerate… maybe not like) As lesbians we have nothing sexually to do with the opposite sex, so it’s a little odd when you come to considering having a child – you need … Continue reading

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Cycle Day One – Return of the Witch

Today I got my first period since the miscarriage. We were quite excited as it was meant to show up yesterday, but this morning our excitement was dashed. Either way, we are not too gutted. I’m just glad I had … Continue reading

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The Next Chapter

Today is two whole weeks since Squishy left us. In some ways it feels like five minutes. In other ways it seems like an absolute life time. It’s been two weeks of to and fro and up and down. Two … Continue reading

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Missing – One Period

Today I was supposed to get my period. Nine times out of ten it shows up straight away on the morning of ten days post ovulation. This morning… No period. So, me settled in thinking maybe it would come later … Continue reading

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Passing the Baton!

My period is due tomorrow. I tested a couple of hours ago and got a definite negative as far as I am concerned, Booooooo! But I have my fertility dr appointment on tues day anyway so we can see if … Continue reading

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We Have Liftoff! – Part Two!

This morning I was awoken to Amy shouting “it’s Today! It’s Today!” From the bathroom. It is cycle day 31 for her and no positive opk up to now, but I went into the bathroom to be greeted by this … Continue reading

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