2nd Embryo Transfer

So, this post is going to be a bit short, as I desire to stray away from being repetitive; however, with repeating fertility treatments, my protocols have been quite the same so it’s hard not to be repetitive with these posts. I digress, anyway, we started up the process of our second transfer fairly quickly […]

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First Frozen Embryo Transfer

Our egg retrieval was 9/3/2016 and due to our RE having a higher success for frozen transfer as oppose to fresh transfers, we opted to do a frozen transfer (freeze all of our embryos and let the body recuperate from all the medications to transfer an embryo).  Our first frozen transfer was 10/14/2016 and I […]

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IVF Medications & Putting all of our eggs in one basket!

Gonal F, Cetrotide, Lupron, OH MY! There’s nothing really fun about poking yourself several times a day with needles, BUT I fortunately only had to do two day injections and then one additional injection the day of our egg retrieval. Due to the fact I’ve already done injections (trigger/hcg) for previous non-invasive fertility treatments, I […]

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Decisions & IVF

Before diving right into what led us to deciding whether or not to go the IVF (invitro fertilization) route, I must preface this post to let y’all know I will be writing a great deal of posts regarding IVF in order to catch everyone up. Without further ado, sit back relax, go ahead and grab […]

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Christmas & Heavy Hearts

So, Christmas the most wonderful time of year, and me and my husband’s favorite holiday! This time of year should be filled with love, joy, lovely decorations, hot cocoa, or my favorite,  caramel brûlée latte from Starbucks.  Every year my husband and I have always held onto hope that the next winter season we would […]

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Another year married, another year of empty arms- A letter to my husband.

My dearest handsome love, I can remember as if it was yesterday the day we got married, how exhilarated and filled with hope we were for our future. We made plans to travel, continue our education, add a pet to our little family and of course children. We actually discussed having children prior to getting […]

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