[Talking about money is very hard for me. Please keep that in mind.] There are many interesting anecdotes about the day that I was born. It is a day that involved Christmas parties, drunk doctors and a helicopter. Another little fact about my birth is that I happen to know that I cost $75. Want … Continue reading Dollars and Sense of Family Building (our story)
No joke - Today is a very special and wonderful anniversary for me. Three years ago today the internet helped me have a baby. Seriously. Wait - do you not know this story? Oh it's a good one. And it's nice to be reminded that the people on the other end of the wires and … Continue reading The day the internet changed my life
One year ago today a kind and lovely tech in a Northeast fertility clinic thawed two embryos and piped some Barry White tunes into the lab. I dared to hope. I dared to believe. It's not a question that I will attempt to answer here: the, "when did W begin" question. But I do know … Continue reading Reflecting
You know that pendulum I was talking about? How it swings out or swings in? Right now it is out in happy land. I hope like hell its stays there for a good long while. There is a positive pregnancy test in my house. From MY pee. At 11 days past ovulation (8 days past … Continue reading Pendulum Out
There is this thing that I do when I am scared. I literally stop breathing for a moment to quiet myself. Now before you start sending in paramedics I only do it for a literal moment. Just a quick instant to hush all of the noise that a body can make during all of that … Continue reading Holding of the breath
Ah....I am now home in the southeast where it is freakishly cooler than it was in the northeast. Talula and Charlie where thrilled to see me, Mother too. But GM. Oh my dear, sweet, GM. Seeing the look of happiness on her face when I walked out of the baggage area was pure wonderful. It … Continue reading Mixed Messages (with update)
The alarm went off at 6:30am and I woke up realizing that I was grossly & stickily covered in sweat. Immediately I became disgruntled as the heat just fouls up any chance of a good mood. I got dressed rapidly, gave myself an injection while eating a banana (I have mad PIO skillz) and was … Continue reading It’s like a heat wave.
Today has been so nice and mellow. So quiet and sleepy. Sure there was that hour or two earlier this morning when I suddenly felt my gut churn with that you know what sensation (thank you progesterone) but that fun seems to have passed. Um. Literally. Now I am embracing the lolling. So far I … Continue reading Greetings from the lounger.
(*warning. The name of this post is a lie.) Thanks so much for all of the well wishing & good mojo being vibed towards my innermost lady parts. I was so blown away by the affection that I was rendered incapacitated by a deep and peaceful nap. mmmmm. The transfer went well. I arrived to … Continue reading A quick* update for those standing by
It is currently 4:06am on Monday morning and all of a sudden I am wide awake and giddy. That's right: giddy. I feel like it is a holiday. It is a day that I have literally been counting down to and suddenly it is here. It is now. It is today. It is four hours … Continue reading Dawning is The Day