I have been sitting on some stuff for a few days. I needed to process it and see how it felt in my head before I finally watched the words rush out onto the screen. Somehow releasing into the world makes them more real. No take backs. I found myself needing to revisit a choice … Continue reading Obvious choices are not always the easiest
I wake up tired and I work tired and I am parenting tired and I am making meals tired and I am living, you guessed it, tired. My tired has a tired. I am guessing most of this fatigue is thanks to Tartan, but also some of it is because I am trying to cram … Continue reading Pushing through the tired
Plaid noun ?plad: a pattern of unevenly spaced repeated stripes crossing at right angles There is no crossing, but there does seem to be a repeated pattern of stripes. As in two lines. On a test. So. How about that?! My beta isn't until this Thursday. There are a lot of days between today and thursday. But … Continue reading So. Um. Yeah. This happened.
Saturday's transfer was so smooth. The only drama of the day was my scrambling to find someone to watch W so that Mom could be with me for the procedure. I am beyond thankful that Cecily's husband, Charlie, was able to come over for a playdate. W was positively THRILLED to have someone come play … Continue reading Plaidbryo Cycle
Clinic called while I was bringing W home from school. W SCREAMED and demanded I get off the phone SO LOUDLY that I had to beg the clinic to call me back. All I could make out was "problems with bloodwork." Yup. Just like in April. I got W into the house and proceeded to … Continue reading Because it has to be dramatic…
I told you it isn't all that exciting in the days leading up to an FET. It's yadda, yadda, pills, pills, and then suddenly BLAM! There is that crucial visit to the fertility clinic that tells you if you are moving forward and if so WHEN. I am now waiting for the clinic to call … Continue reading Illustrated Guide To Pre FET
Oh. RIGHT. I'm in the middle of an FET cycle. Well maybe not "in the middle", but I am in the process. I forget how opposite of proactive an FET cycle can be at this point. It's mostly just a lot of moments where I tend to reminders on my phone at noon reminding me … Continue reading Lining Check Eve
Yup. Just got off the phone with billing at the clinic. One FET "package" has been purchased. GULP. I am freakishly calm and content. Really what is there to spazz out over? I have decided that this transfer is going to work and be just as smooth as smooth can be. So there.
Hurrah! I got the call from the clinic and everything is good to cycle this month. There is, obviously, some serious relief with that news. And since this is the place where I keep track of such things, here is my schedule thus far: Today - September 23: 1 estrace upstairs, 1 downstairs September 24 … Continue reading … are go!
Why yes that is my phone on my lap. And yes I have checked it several times to make sure that my signal is ok to receive a call. And of COURSE I have checked and double checked that my ringer is on. This morning I had baseline stuff at the clinic. My ultrasound seemed … Continue reading all systems…