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Dear 2014, Be good to me.

Inconceivable hit the nail on the head when she wrote ‘For the first time, I’m actually afraid of what the next year might bring.’ Recently I’ve been hit so badly by anxiety that I’ve forgotten how to celebrate life. I

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IFpumpkinsmackdown – contenders list update!

Betty, Turtle and I are absolutely thrilled by how this has taken a life of its own. There are 21 22 23 contenders!!! We didn’t exactly come up with a marketing plan and honestly Betty and I thought it’d end up just

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Posted in Creative Outlet

An Interesting New Concept For Trying To Conceive

Originally posted on Inconceivable!:
Clicking onto Slate this morning, a headline jumped out at me: “Max Levchin Wants You To Get Pregnant”.  The subheading was even more attention-grabbing: “The Paypal Founder Will Pay Up if His New Fertility App Doesn’t…

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Posted in Dr Trips + Medical

Just said no to Clomid.

I’m insane. Why did I just do that? I went in there thinking I’d take it but then my mouth said no. The DR then agreed with me, I don’t know if it was a slip of the tongue but

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Duo Fertility, OvaCue, iBasal and Fertility Friend

I’ve been shopping around for a new cycle monitoring companion. If you’ve used any, it’d be awesome to get your feedback on any of the ones listed below or anything that I haven’t discovered. After discovering other charting tools,  I

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Posted in Duo Fertility

Tears on the underground.

I saw a pregnant woman on the train today. I got all teary because it got me wondering whether I’ll get to be a woman with a bump and whether I’d ever get the pleasure of wearing a ‘baby on

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Posted in Emotions + Coping, Infertility


    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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Posted in Emotions + Coping, Infertility, Work Life Balance

So many changes.

First of all, sorry I haven’t replied to comments and that I’ve been silently lurking. I will get to the comments soon. December has been a time of reflection. A week away from my period and I’m left thinking about

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Two Week Wait.

Inspired by Lisa ( and my obsession.

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Why does ovulation find the need to play hide and seek with me??

Last week was intense emotionally and that brought on a whole lot of *coughs* moments of an intimate kind. Having looked at my Duo Fertility charts, I could predict that when my cycle was behaving, I’d ovulate around day 12

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Posted in Duo Fertility, Infertility, PCOS

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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