Endometriosis and Infertility: Conceiving and Pregnancy Facts

*This is a collaborative post, that I hope will be helpful* Whether you’ve just been diagnosed with endometriosis or you’ve been living with the condition for some time, there’s one burning question you’ve probably wondered: Will endometriosis affect my chances of getting pregnant? While the condition doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll struggle with fertility, there’s a […]

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Not pregnant yet, but feeling very positive thanks to Ava.

    I shared a few weeks ago that I was trying out the Ava Fertility Bracelet. A clever tracker device that you slip onto your wrist before you go to sleep, that when worn for the recommended time, can effectively record and monitor certain things happening with your body, like temperature, breathing, etc, to […]

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The stomach bug sucks…

If you don’t want to read my mini rant about the stomach bug, and where we are at with trying to get pregnant, then skip this post.  Last week, early on Tuesday morning, very early, I woke up feeling like I had  a very bad bout of indigestion. The husband and I had celebrated his […]

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When birth isn’t as it should be. What I know now…

I have given birth twice. I have two healthy children, thankfully. Pregnancy and birth were not easy for me, both times, with health issues for me, and concerns about both babies at the end of each pregnancy. All’s well that ends well though, they say, and we all are here to tell the tale. Sadly, […]

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9 months and counting…

Photo Source When you think about it, that title isn’t quite accurate because most people don’t find out that they are pregnant as soon as they conceive. In fact, many people agree that you should wait two weeks before taking a pregnancy test. That wait you can avoid the possibility of false negatives and false […]

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Please don’t be scared…

To tell me you are pregnant.  Yes, I’m struggling a little (OK, a lot) with the idea that I might not fall pregnant again, and am facing the possibility that we are “done”.  Yes, it’s a little hard for me to deal with the feeling that you have something I want, very much.  But, you […]

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An ache…

I have an ache. It won’t go away. It comes and goes, sometimes it’s quite noticable and makes me draw a breath, sometimes it’s very dull and I barely notice its presence.  It’s the ache that I’ve had for a long time. The desire for another baby. To complete our family. That known but unkown […]

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