Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Other Side

While we are taking a break from treatment, I’ve gone back to acupuncture. I really enjoy it, although I wasn’t sure it was really doing much for our fertility since I’d been going for over a year and, well, you … Continue reading

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Negotiating

I’m finding myself in a new position. I don’t go to doctors. I tend to distrust the medical field (I know, why the heck am I doctor then?). I trust my doctors. I just think our healthcare system is messed … Continue reading

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The “to do” list

I was discussing my approach to things with my therapist last week–about how I am completely incapable of sitting down to a big task, unless all the little things are done first. And if there are too many small tasks, … Continue reading

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“I ovulate, what next?”

Part 2 of the layperson’s guide to the fertility work-up. You have verified that you are in fact ovulating on a regular schedule, but you still aren’t pregnant. What next? Well, it depends. The party line is that it can … Continue reading

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Where to start

It’s been awhile since we started down this road, and I have learned more than I really ever needed to know about fertility. Since we have some down time before our next cycle, I thought I could share that knowledge, … Continue reading

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Coping

There is a quote from Laura Bush floating around the internet: “The English language lacks the words ‘to mourn an absence.’ For the loss of a parent, grandparent, spouse, child or friend we have all manner of words and phrases, … Continue reading

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Still Here

I wish I had more to entertain you all with, but nothing much is going on on the baby front. Other than pretending we are normal people who can get knocked up the good old fashioned way (um, if my … Continue reading

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