Category Archives: bfp

If at First (and second and third and fourth) You Don’t Succeed…

I wanted to say thankyou for everyone’s lovely comments on my post yesterday. Infertility is difficult, draining and makes you feel totally worthless. I say this again and again, but when you’re a teenager you’re told that if you so … Continue reading

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8DPO – Christmas and Going Insane

Merry Christmas to all my lovely readers and fellow bloggers! I hope today sees you filled with food and spending time with family. We had a quiet Christmas Day yesterday. Just Amy, me and the dogs. We didn’t have gifts … Continue reading

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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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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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Seven Whole Weeks!

Today, Squishy is seven whole weeks old! Which means we are over half way through the first trimester and two weeks away from our scan. Here’s what’s happening, once again lovingly borrowed from http://www.babycentre.co.uk

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6+5 – Sweet Child of Mine

Six weeks and five days pregnant today. It seems like only five minutes ago we got our positive test, when in reality it was over two weeks ago! Today I found some Clearblue Digis and decided to pee on one … Continue reading

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