Monthly Archives: July 2011

Frugality Fail

That stash of birth control pills I had at home, you know, the ones I was going to use for this IVF cycle to avoid having to pay for a new prescription? Apparently those things expire. I probably shouldn’t be … Continue reading

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The cost of making a baby

There’s a lot of debate as to whether insurance should cover infertility treatments. The arguments for are that infertility is a diagnosed medical condition, and thus should be treated. The arguments against are that it is not a life threatening … Continue reading

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Overwhelming

So that last post, where I told you all about the meds I’ll be taking? Yeah, that’s no longer the case. Apparently we are going to go with a different protocol. It’s the same idea: shut down the ovaries and … Continue reading

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The next adventure

Tomorrow is the big day when we should find out our schedule for IVF. My body once again has failed to cooperate and I ovulated early this month, which means my period started early this month. This throws off our … Continue reading

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Meaning of Dreams

As we get closer and closer to actually starting our IVF, I’m starting to get more and more scared. IVF was always the one thing we had if things didn’t work out. If our IUI’s failed, that’s ok, because there’s … Continue reading

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Accidental Outing

We haven’t exactly been in the IF closet, but have been pretty particular about who we share the details with. It’s an odd thing, infertility. No one talks about it. I don’t know if it is because there is a … Continue reading

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