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IVF 2: What happened after I fell silent..

This is going to be a triggering post which mentions that hated and yet rejoiced word beginning with P. If you’re unable to cope with reading about that right now then please do protect yourself and skip this post. I’m

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Sperm donor seeks you | A fertility gift

A Fertility Gift By: Tess Murphy One Man’s Story on why he decided to become a sperm donor Since I’ve been blogging I’ve watched women seek egg donors but I’ve never witnessed a sperm donor seeking a female or a

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IVF #2: Silent insanity

Last night I spent most of my time awake and clutching my stomach. I’m getting pains whenever I need to pee. The cramps are cruel. Throbbing like AF. I cried just before I left for work because I feel unable

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IVF #2: Beta Hell. Update.

I’m sorry I haven’t replied to comments on the last couple of posts or responded on Twitter. I haven’t been functioning like a normal human being. I’ve avoided talking about this BFP because I always thought I’d stop blogging with


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Is there a right time?

I’m back to the keyboard to verbally puke up all the thoughts and feelings swimming in my body. So, as most of you know, another friend is pregnant.  We’ve been friends since we were 17 and her husband is BFFs

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Recent BFP? Don’t feel guilty

Seeing those two pink lines must be the most amazing feeling ever but I can imagine that it’s equally as terrifying. When you’re going through infertility in the blogosphere, you tend to learn more about pregnancy and the risks more

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Dear God. Please stop strangling my soul. Love, Fertility Doll.

At the beginning of this week I was caught in a storm. I felt so forgotten by God, so mad at my friend for leaving it until five months to tell me of her pregnancy and just generally angry at

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    The sun appeared this morning and it brought renewed hope with it. It’s very much welcome after two weeks of rain. My period is delayed, I have cramps and all the signs of PMT. I think it’s from

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Duo Fertility – the ‘peace of mind’ report (cycle report)

Despite my annoying varying cycles and low body temperature, it seems that my body is functioning albeit at a low level. This information comes from my Duo Fertility report which experts write. They compare your cycle and patterns to other

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Ootastic on hope and despair

Originally posted on Ootastic: PCOS in pictures:
Topic of the week seems to be despair! Ootastic pointed me to her fantastic doodle on hope and despair, I just had to share it! Ootastic: PCOS in pictures View original post

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Oh, what a power is motherhood, possessing
A potent spell. All women alike
Fight fiercely for a child.

~ Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis, c. 405 B.C.

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